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Once-Decadent Ladadika is Now Thessaloniki’s Hotspot (photos)

One of the most vibrant spots of Thessaloniki is Ladadika, just five minutes from Aristotle Square, the heart of Greece's second-biggest city. Ladadika's colorful-yet-historical neoclassical protected buildings...

Meet Kaiser the Peacock, the Only Resident of this Greek Island Paradise

Few places in Greece have been photographed as much as the islet of Pontikonisi, or 'mouse island'. This small piece of land, which is a...

Jesus’ Tomb-Restoration Project Unveiled in Greece

A digital exhibit on the Greek-led preservation and restoration of Jesus' tomb has been inaugurated by the country's president at Athens' Byzantine and Christian...

Greek Anti-Terror Cops Trump European Rivals in International Contest

Greek anti-terrorist officers have trumped their European colleagues in an international competition among elite special forces held in Jordan. EKAM officers secured the highest score...

Greece Tells FYROM: Stick to Names Proposed by UN Envoy

The saga over the name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) continues as Athens urged Skopje on Monday to focus on the five...
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Violence and Lawlessness Create a Republic of Fear in Greece

The shocking weekend mob attack on elderly Thessaloniki mayor, Yiannis Boutaris, is the latest incident of politically motivated violence to have underscored a widespread...

US Ship Made of Twin Towers Steel Docks in Greece’s Corfu (video)

A unique U.S. Navy vessel party made out of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center destroyed in the Sept. 11 2001 attacks has...

Greek Police Bust Huge Cocaine Ring

Greek police dismantled a drug ring which was importing and distributing huge quantities of cocaine in the country. A 43-year-old foreign national and two Greeks...

Greek Stand-Up Comedian Harry Klynn Dies at 78

Vasilis Triantafillidis, one of the most popular stand-up comedians in Greece, best known by his artistic nickname Harry Klynn died in Thessaloniki on Sunday...

Greek Police Arrest 4 Over Violent Attack on Thessaloniki Mayor

Police in Greece have arrested four people as suspects in a violent mob attack that left the mayor of Thessaloniki hospitalized. About a dozen people set upon...

Battle of Crete’s Nazi Shelter Turned to a Museum (photos)

As the Greek island marks the anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Crete a hidden gem of a museum in the town of...

Turkey’s Top General Urges Greece Not to Make ‘Miscalculations’ in Aegean

Turkey's Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar has indirectly urged Greece not to make “miscalculations” amid a rise in tension between Turkey and Greece...

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