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Rumor that Amphipolis Dead is Mother of Alexander Not Substantiated

The Greek Ministry of Culture issued a statement yesterday refuting allegations that the skeleton found in the Amphipolis tomb belongs to Olympias, mother of...

George Papandreou to Launch New Political Party

Former Prime Minister George Papandreou announced yesterday that he will launch a new political party, referring to it as a "movement." Papandreou spoke at a...

IMF Freezes Tranche for Cyprus Over Foreclosure Law

The International Monetary Fund said it will not release the next tranche of bailout funds to Cyprus because of the suspension of a law...

Tsipras to Reuters: We Will Cancel Austerity Measures, Discuss Debt Cut

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras told Reuters that Greece will stay in the euro zone and Europe should erase a big part of the sovereign...

Independent Greeks MP Reveals Bribery Attempt

Independent Greeks (ANEL) MP Pavlos Chaikalis revealed today that someone offered him money to vote for Stavros Dimas for president of the republic and...

First Act of Greek Presidential Election, Boring as Expected

The first act of the Greek presidential election drama was so predictable that if it was played in an actual theater, the audience would...

Athens-Thessaloniki in 3.5 Hours by Rail in 2017

Railway travel time between Athens and Thessaloniki will be reduced to 3.5 hours in 2017 now that the Othryos project is completed. The Othryos engineering...

Foreign Press on the Greek Presidential Ballot Results

Several international mass media commented negatively on the results of the first ballot in the Greek presidential election. Some even used harsh words to...

Greek Presidential Election: The Day After the 160 Votes

The results of the first ballot in the presidential election left Prime Minister Antonis Samaras with a bitter taste. Predictions by the coalition that...

Greek PM to Lawmakers: Vote for President or Trouble for Greece

The future of Greece in the euro zone will be at risk unless PMs vote in favor of the president of the Hellenic republic...

One in Three Athenians Travel Daily by Bus

Buses are the most preferred means of transport for Athens residents, according to a new survey that shows that one in three Athenians takes...

Political Uncertainty May Hurt Greek Tourism

"The last bastion of Greek economy will collapse, unless politicians rise to the occasion," said the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises...

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