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Legendary Onassis Yacht Docks at Greece’s Piraeus Port (video)

The legendary 99-meter yacht Christina O that belonged to Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis has docked at Piraeus Port as a stop on a Mediterranean cruise. The...

Idyllic Lake only 30 km from the Heart of Athens

The Attica Regional Council (ARC) has approved €380,000 for the rehabilitation and promotion of the route to Kithara (Guitar) Lake in the former royal...

Greek Students’ Astronaut Food is Out of This World

Even those going to the final frontier need to eat, and two Athens students have come up with a way to feed hungry astronauts...

Greek PM: We Are Not Afraid of Post-Bailout Surveillance

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has denied that Greece does not want a precautionary credit line after the bailout program ends because it is afraid...

After the Handshakes, a Long Road Ahead Confronts the ‘North Macedonia’ Deal

The agreement between the prime ministers of Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) was celebrated by the two administrations on Sunday, but...

Greek Islands Face Another Summer Without Full Hydroplane Links

The summer of 2018 will find Greece for yet another year without hydroplane services for the Aegean and Sporades islands as investors' interests remain...

Manos Hatzidakis: The Greek Composer Who Sold ‘Lottery Tickets in Heaven’

Along with Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hatzidakis was Greece's greatest composer and his music can easily be called the soundtrack of 20th century Greece. His...

Greeks Paying €1.02 Tax for Every Liter of Gasoline they Buy

As the price of gasoline reaches an average €1.68 ($1.99) per liter in Athens and almost €2 on some islands, crisis-stricken Greeks are leaving...

1987: The Year Greeks Started a Love Affair with the Orange Ball

Up until 1987, Greek basketball was as mediocre as Greek football at a European level. Yet, on June 14, 1987 something miraculous happened and...

The Decline of Greek Football: From Euro Champions to Pariahs

It was 4 July 2004 when Greece's national football team did the unthinkable: They won the European Cup, sending millions of Greeks across the...

Divers Clear Dangerous ‘Ghost Nets’ from Santorini Waters

An international team of eight volunteers from the Netherlands, France and Greece have taken part in a dive off Santorini to remove lost or...

Photos Show Quake-Hit Lesvos Village Still in Ruins a Year Later

The village of Vrisa on Lesvos island was destroyed by an earthquake exactly one year ago, but is still in ruins with more than...

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