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BBC Reports on Olympiacos-Panathinaikos “Derby of Hatred”

"Petrol bombs, flares, firecrackers and fights. And that's just on the pitch. Welcome to derby day in Athens, where recent meetings between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos...

Samaras, Juncker Discuss Greek Bailout Exit Plan

On Thursday, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker discussed Greece's proposal for exiting the loan program and the...

Buy a Big House in Greece, Become Greek

The Greek government is putting forth a new bill that will allow non-EU citizens to acquire Greek citizenship if they spend at least 250,000...

Greek Employees of European Commission Involved in Fraud

The Athens Court of First Instance has brought three felony charges against four Greek companies in a scandal involving over 25 billion euros in EU...

800 Travel Bloggers Convene in Greece

The annual TBEX Europe conference kicks off today in Athens. Running through October 25, the event will feature over 800 travel bloggers from around the...

Position of Sphinx’s Head Raises Questions

The discovery of the missing sphinx's head inside the third chamber of the Amphipolis tomb – 12 meters from the entrance– has raised several intriguing...

Ancient Greeks Believed Adultery Worse than Rape

For ancient Greeks, rape was natural, normal sexual behavior. Adultery, meanwhile was considered a crime, according to a recent Spectator Magazine article. In ancient Greece,...

Ex-Deutsche Bank Advisor: Germany and Greece Most Likely to Exit Eurozone

Thomas Mayer, ex-chief economist and advisor at Deutsche Bank and current President of Flossbach von Storch Research Institute, said that the two countries most likely...

Greek Households Owe €70 Billion in Taxes

  Tax debts owed to the Greek state reached a new high in September, amounting to 70.16 billion euros. Total tax debt in August was 69.24...

Tsipras Promises to Sustain Defense Policy if Elected

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras visited the Minsitry of Defense on Tuesday, praising the dedication and work of the armed forces. He also claimed that, should...

Computer Science Graduates from Thessaloniki University Landing Jobs

"There is not a single one of our graduates who is out looking for a job," says a professor of Computer Science at Aristoteleio...

Greek Inspector General Says Corrupt Doctors are Seldom Disciplined

Greek General Inspector of Public Administration Leandros Rakintzis said that the Central Disciplinary Council (CDC) of the national health system seldom punishes public doctors for offenses. Speaking...

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