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Pentagon Seeks to Upgrade American Base on Crete

The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joseph F. Dunford, expressed Washington’s desire to further upgrade the American base at Souda Bay...

Disgraced Former Minister Tsochatzopoulos Now Supports Syriza

In his first major TV interview since he was released from jail former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos came out in support for SYRIZA. Tsochatzopoulos a...

Anarchist Theofilou Acquitted of Armed Robbery, Guerilla Group Membership

A Greek court ruled on Friday that Tasos Theofilou, serving 25 years in prison for armed robbery, was innocent of all charges. Theofilou had been...

ESM Approves 8.5Bln Euro Tranche to Greece

The Board of Directors of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) today approved the third tranche of €8.5 billion of ESM financial assistance to Greece. This...

Alexis Tsipras Undergoes Hernia Operation

Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras was admitted to hospital to undergo hernia removal operation on Friday afternoon. Mr. Tsipras was hospitalized at the Eugenideio hospital of...

A Medieval Labyrinth: The Beautiful Village of Mesta in Chios

One of the most beautiful, remote and well-preserved villages on the island of Chios is Mesta, which combines medieval architecture with impressive natural surroundings. The...

Greece Targets 6 Billion Euros in Privatizations Revenues by 2018

The head of Greek privatizations agency (HRADF) said the country aims to receive total revenues of 6 billion Euros from privatizations by 2018. According to...

Independent Authority to Auction Seven TV Licenses in Greece

In a further blow to the Greek government’s plan to limit TV licenses to just four, the independent authority has ruled that the licenses...

EU Sources: Loan Tranche for Greece to be Approved on Friday

Officials in Brussels and Athens are confident that the Governing Body of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) meeting on Friday will approve the disbursement...

Tourists Locked-Out From Ancient Athenian Sites

Thousands of foreign visitors faced closed doors at the main archaeological sites of Athens on Thursday morning due to a work stoppage by guards. The...

Opposition New Democracy Has Double-Digit Lead in New Poll

Conservative opposition New Democracy (ND) has an 11.9% lead over governing SYRIZA, according to the latest MRB poll for Real.gr newsgroup. The nationwide poll involved...

Greek Unemployment Falls, But Still Remains Highest in the EU

Data released on Thursday by the Greek statistics agency ELSTAT show that the unemployment rate dropped to 21.7 percent in April from 22.0 percent...

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