Tran Duy Quang has become the first Vietnamese runner to complete the Spartathlon in Athens, Greece, by covering 246.8km.
The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) was among 91 communist parties from 73 countries around the world attending the 20th International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties (IMCWP) in Athens, Greece from November 23 – 25.
Vice Secretary of the Hanoi Party’s Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang met with Deputy Mayor of Athens Nelly Papachela during her visit to Greece from November 15 – 19 to discuss enhancing the two capital cities’ relations.
Parliamentary leaders of Greece voiced their support for the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) while meeting with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Athens on July 2.
VOV.VN - Staff of the Vietnamese embassy in Egypt have participated in the international culinary charity bazaar hosted by Lady Ambassadors, Ambassadors’ Spouses, Athens (LAASA).
Macedonian police fired teargas to disperse hundreds of migrants who stormed the border from Greece on February 29 as a deeply divided Europe traded barbs over the biggest humanitarian crisis in decades.
Euro-zone governments, Greece's biggest creditors, agree that debt relief for Athens should be accomplished by capping its debt servicing costs at 15% of gross domestic annually, the chairman of the euro zone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, said on October 8.
Greek leftist Alexis Tsipras stormed back into office with an unexpectedly decisive election victory on September 20, claiming a clear mandate to steer Greece's battered economy to recovery.
The German parliament approved a third bailout for Greece on August 19 after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said the country should get "a new start", while in Athens the government agonized over whether to call a snap election.
German lawmakers are expected to vote overwhelmingly in favor of Greece's third bailout on August 19, even though Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a dangerous rebellion in her own party ranks that suggests she cannot ask parliament to help Athens again.
A new bailout for Athens should be agreed by late August, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and French President Francois Hollande said on August 6.
Greece's creditors prepared on July 23 for the start of bailout talks in Athens, after lawmakers adopted a second package of reform measures before dawn despite a left wing rebellion that may bring early elections.
The Greek government sent a package of reform proposals to its euro zone creditors on July 9 in a race to win new funds to avert bankruptcy and will seek a parliamentary vote on July 10 to endorse immediate actions.
Greece moved to check the growing strains on its crippled financial system on June 28, closing its banks and imposing capital controls that brought the prospect of being forced out of the euro into plain sight.
Greek lawmakers on June 28 authorized Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' proposed July 5 bailout referendum, setting Greece on course for a plebiscite that has enraged international creditors and increased Greece's chances of exiting the euro zone.
Talks on ending a deadlock between Greece and its international creditors broke up in failure on June 14, with European leaders venting their frustration as Athens stumbled closer toward a debt default that threatens its future in the euro.
Greece intends to make good on its debt obligations but needs aid urgently to be able to do so, the government said on May 25.
Riot police fired teargas at stone-throwing youths in central Athens on October 6 as thousands of striking Greek state sector workers marched against cuts the government says are needed to save the nation from bankruptcy.