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Greek-Turkish Youth Orchestra to Tour Greece in September (video)

The Greek-Turkish Youth Orchestra (GTYO), of about 60 young musicians, celebrates its 10th anniversary by touring Greece in September. The orchestra, formed by equal number...

Angelina Jolie, Keanu Reeves Discover the Little Greek Gem of Paxos

The smallest of the Ionian Islands, just 13 km long by three wide, Paxos and the nearby even smaller island of Antipaxos, are the...

Police Raid Illegal Cigarette Manufacturing Facilities Near Athens

Greek police seized 70 tonnes of smuggled tobacco and 8.8 million cigarette packets at two illegal tobacco manufacturing facilities in Aspropyrgos, west of Athens. A...

Greek Private Sector Bank Deposits Rise by 771 Million in June

Greek banks' deposits of households and non-profit institutions increased by 771 million euros in June, the Bank of Greece said on Thursday. Business and household...

Cyprus Follows in the Footsteps of Greece and Approves Medical Cannabis Bill

The Cyprus government on Wednesday approved a bill allowing the cultivation and provision of medical cannabis, Health Minister Giorgos Pamborides said. Speaking after the cabinet...

More Than 26 Million Tourists Expected in Greece in 2017

Tourist arrivals are expected to exceed 26 million this year from 24.8 million in 2016, the Institute of Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said in...

EU Offers Greece 209 Million Euros to Help Refugees With Rent, Cash

The European Commission announced on Thursday a new emergency support package for Greece to help the country tackle the refugee crisis. The support of 209 million...

Ticket Machines Destroyed With Sledgehammers at Athens Rail Station

Sledgehammers and iron bars were used to destroy electronic ticket machines at the electric railway station (ISAP) in Perissos, north of Athens. According to witnesses...

Legendary Greek Battleship ‘G. Averof’ Returns to Permanent Base (video)

The historic ship "Georgios Averof" which served as the Greek flagship during most of the first half of the last century, arrived back at...

Tsipras Outlines His Version of a Greek ‘Success Story’ in TV Interview

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had an optimistic message to Greeks saying that the worst is over and that the end of program in 2018...

Greek-Russian Businessman Ivan Savvidis Buys 3 Historic Newspapers

Dimera Company, owned by prominent businessman Ivan Savvidis, bought three Greek newspapers at an auction held at an Athens court. The Greek-Russian businessman, who among...

Russian Wanted by the FBI for Running Massive Laundering Ring Arrested in Greece

A Russian man was arrested in Chalkidiki, northern Greece, suspected by the U.S. authorities of running a multi-billion money laundering operation. According to Greek police,...

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