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THESSALONIKI, Greece | US commerce secretary welcomed in recession-weary Greece

THESSALONIKI, Greece  — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has inaugurated a trade fair in recession-weary Greece, where the government is pushing for overseas investment but faces mass protests after years of plummeting living standards. Ross joined Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Saturday at the opening of the annual trade fair. The United States is the … Continue reading THESSALONIKI, Greece | US commerce secretary welcomed in recession-weary Greece

THESSALONIKI, Greece | The Latest: Macedonian police find 44 migrants inside truck

THESSALONIKI, Greece  — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 10:44 p.m. Macedonian police say they have found 44 migrants hidden in a truck on a highway in center of the country. Police said Friday they had pursued the vehicle late Wednesday until the driver stopped the van near a … Continue reading THESSALONIKI, Greece | The Latest: Macedonian police find 44 migrants inside truck

THESSALONIKI, Greece | Russians expelled over cash-for-protests allegation

THESSALONIKI, Greece — Greece has moved to expel two Russian diplomats accused of supplying funds to protest groups opposing a deal that would end Greece’s longstanding name dispute with neighboring Macedonia, a Greek official said Thursday. The expulsions were confirmed the day after NATO formally invited Macedonia to join the western military alliance pending the … Continue reading THESSALONIKI, Greece | Russians expelled over cash-for-protests allegation