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Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Strikes West of Zakynthos

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck in the Ionian Sea about 34 kms (21 miles) west of the Greek island of Zakynthos early on Thursday. The...

First Greek Firm Strikes Out-of-Court Debt Settlement Deal

A Greek private services company with arrears of nearly €700,000 ($870,000) became the first business to reach a settlement under a new out-of-court process...

Greek Doctors, Nurses Get Ready for 24-Hour Strike

Medical staff from Greek state hospitals will go on strike on Wednesday, angry at government hiring practices and a lack of money they claim...

Earthquake Strikes Greek Island

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck the Aegean island of Hydra on Sunday, with tremors being felt in the Peloponnese and as far away as Attica. Striking just...

Greek Ferry Strikes Pier

A large Greek ferry hit a pier as it set sail on Thursday, forcing the authorities to cancel its departure. The high-speed Ro-Pax ferry Festos...

Athens Hotel Strikes Gold

Athen's iconic Grande Bretagne -- a regular haunt of the rich and famous -- has made the Gold List of the international Conde Nast Traveler magazine, ranking...

Athenians Cycle to Work as Strike Brings Traffic Chaos (photos)

Athenians were without public transport on Monday as Greek labor unions went on strike to protest further creditor-demanded measures due to be voted on...

Wave of Strikes Bring Greece to a Standstill

Greek Trade Unions are escalating their opposition to a series of reforms required for a third bailout review staging a series of strikes that...

Greeks Face Renewed Strikes as Reform Vote Approaches

    Greeks in the capital and elsewhere will face more transport disruption next week as labor unions called further industrial action for Monday. Timed to coincide...

Scuffles Follow Greek March Against Austerity, Strike Bill (video)

Greek police used tear gas on Friday to push away demonstrators that approached the main entrance of the parliament building in Athens where a...

Greek Picketers Hit Out at ‘Robbery’ on Eve of Strike

Labor union members and riot police faced off in Athens on Thursday evening, on the eve of major nationwide industrial action. Riot police were ordered...

Strikes to Bring Greece to Standstill on Friday

  Greek transport workers and doctors in public hospitals will join seamen in a 24-hour strike on Friday, as labor unions escalate their opposition to...

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