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SEA Games 31: badminton world champion and his golden dream

Vietnamese Vice President pays official visit to Greece

Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan paid an official visit to Greece at the invitation of Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou from October 31 – November 2.

EU to give migrants in Greece €2,000 to go home

The scheme aims to ease the burden on Greece, where migrant camps are squalid and overcrowded.

EU chief says Greece is Europe's shield in migrant crisis

The head of the European Commission says the EU's first priority is to keep order on Greece's border.

Greece blocks 10,000 migrants at Turkey border

The influx has come since Turkey vowed to open its doors for migrants to travel the EU.

HCM City International Music Festival opens

The Ho Chi Minh City International Music Festival 2019 (HOZO 2019) kicked off at the Nguyen Hue pedestrian street, District 1, HCM City on December 13.

Greece wildfires: At least 20 killed, dozens injured

 Forest fires raging across Greece have killed at least 20 people, the government says, as the authorities there seek international assistance.

Hot and cold: Euro zone grows but inflation slows

 Data in the coming week should confirm the euro zone economy is running hot, after the IMF upgraded growth forecasts and Greece returned to the debt market, 

Greece arrests Russian suspected of running $4 billion bitcoin laundering ring

 A Russian man suspected of being the anonymous mastermind behind one of the world's oldest crypto-currency exchanges and of laundering at least $4 billion has been arrested in Greece, 

Greece, Italy tensions hit euro, Asian stocks, lift yen, gold

 Concerns about a Greek bailout, early Italian elections and comments by the European Central Bank chief about the need for continued stimulus all kept the euro under pressure on Tuesday.

Greece reports H5N8 bird flu in wild swan: OIE

 Greece has reported a case of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in a wild bird, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing official information from Greece.

Greece ferries migrants to Turkey under EU pact

 A ferry carrying 45 migrants left the Greek island of Lesbos for Turkey on Friday, part of a European Union deal that began this week to stem mass migration to Europe across the Aegean Sea.

Greek MPs back €85bn bailout deal

 Greece's parliament has backed draft terms for a third bailout in five years after talks that lasted through the night and well into the morning.

Greek bailout deal agreed 'in principle'

 Greece has agreed a bailout deal "in principle" with its creditors, the European Commission has said.

Greece debt crisis: IMF attacks EU over bailout terms

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has fiercely criticised the bailout deal offered to Greece by the eurozone.  

Greece debt crisis: Leaders try to thrash out deal

 Eurozone leaders have talked through the night in Brussels in a bid to agree terms for a new bailout for Greece.

Greece debt crisis: Eurozone sets 'final deadline' for new plan

 The eurozone has given Greece until Thursday to present new proposals to secure a deal with creditors, and has called a full EU summit for Sunday.

Asian shares bounce back from losses

 Asian markets traded higher on Tuesday, recovering losses made a day earlier on fears that Greece would exit the eurozone, after voting no to bailout conditions from creditors.

Greece debt crisis: Tsipras says voters made 'brave choice'

 Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said Greeks made a "brave choice" in voting to reject the terms of an international bailout in Sunday's referendum.

Vietnam’s stock market quiet after Greece debt crisis

VietNamNet Bridge - The news from Greece has affected the world market, but the Vietnamese stock market remained stable thanks to good news about the unlimited foreign ownership ratio in Vietnamese companies.