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Kythira Island in “State of Emergency”, Firefighter hospitalized

The wildfire is ranging on Kythira for a third day and a "state of emergency" was declared on Saturday, after four settlements had to...

Young Man Charged With Starting Fires in Attica

Greek authorities say a 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with starting 16 fires over the past five months. A Fire Service announcement says...

A Record 3.2 Million Tourist Arrivals Expected in August

Greece is expecting 3.2 million global visitors this month breaking records and highlighting the tourism sector’s growth, according to recent data cited by the...

Report: Tourism Investment in Greece Runs into Trouble

A report by Reuters follows the route of tourism-related investments in Greece and reveals major delay and other bureaucratic issues preventing foreign and domestic...

Eldorado Goldmine Arbitration to Start in August

Eldorado Gold will face Greek officials in an arbitration court later this month as the country's government sees the move as the preferred way...

Greek MEP Links the Return of the Parthenon Marbles to Brexit Negotiations

"The Parthenon Marbles are considered as the greatest symbol of European culture. Therefore, reuniting the marbles would be both a sign of respect and...

Athens Mayor on Leadership Bid for Centre-Left Coalition Party

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis has announced his intention to run for the leadership of the centre-left coalition party, Democratic Alignment, an attempt to gather...

Wildfire Rages for a Second Day on Kythira Island

Fire fighters have been struggling all day and all night to extinguish the huge wildfire that broke out on the island of Kythira on...

Mount Athos Exempted from Paying Property Tax

Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas has approved an amendment that exempts Mount Athos monasteries from paying any pending property tax. The amendment, also signed by...

Building Collapses, Kills Man in Patras Port

Greek authorities say a man has died after the roof of a derelict harbor building, used as a makeshift shelter collapsed near the port...

New Development Bank will Fund Infrastructure Projects

The Greek government will set up a development bank to fund infrastructure projects, start ups, small businesses and export oriented companies, the government's...

Heatwave Expected Across Greece, Starting this Weekend

The Greek Meteorological Service has issued a warning for extremely high temperatures across the country, starting this weekend through mid next week. The temperatures...

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