Greece has assumed the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, giving it a chance to steer the bloc's agenda for the next six months.
A boat carrying up to 22 people on board has capsized near the island of Agathonissi, killing six children. The Greek migration minister has called on authorities to "implement safe procedures and safe routes."
The president of Greek football club PAOK has apologized after storming onto the pitch with a clearly-visible gun in a holster during a match. The incident has led to the suspension of play in the Greek league.
PAOK President Ivan Savvidis took to the field with a gun on Sunday. Even though the incident made international headlines and Greek league play has been suspended, he isn't expected to face any serious consequences.
Turkish authorities detained two Greek servicemen last week after they crossed the shared border during a patrol. A Greek court in turn has rejected a Turkish extradition request for a suspected Kurdish militant.
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