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Uproar in Cyprus over Woman Arrested for Having an Abortion

Following public outcry, Cypriot police on Thursday released a woman who had been placed in custody after she had had an abortion. The doctor who...

Anarchists Handed Suspended Six-Month Sentence Over Spain Embassy Burst

Eighteen members of the self-proclaimed anarchist group Rouvikonas received a six-month suspended jail sentence by a misdemeanors court on Thursday for bursting into the...

Prominent Greek Lawyer Assassinated

Prominent lawyer Michalis Zafeiropoulos was shot dead at his office at Askleipiou Street in the center of Athens. According to reports, two gunmen shot at...

US Ambassador: Greece is a Pillar of Stability

"Greece is a pillar of stability in its region," US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said in a speech at the AUSA Convention Center...

Opposition Scorns Tsipras for Launching New International Terminology: Kolotumba

Greek opposition politicians have seized on an article by Spanish paper El Pais which uses the Greek word kolotumba or somersault, to describe the post-referendum...

Greece: A Refugee Paralympic Dream (video)

Over the past two years 13-year-old Syrian boy Najib, has been confined to a wheelchair. Coming to terms with his injury as well as his...

12 October 1944: Joy Overflows in the Streets of Liberated Athens (video)

Athens commemorates the 73rd anniversary of its Liberation from the Nazi Occupation with a series of events that will take place throughout October in...

The 10 Best Restaurants in Greece in 2017 According to TripAdvisor

The 10 luxury restaurants in Greece for 2017 that were recently voted for by users of the world's leading travel platform TripAdvisor, are in Athens/Piraeus,...

Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Rattles Sporades Islands in Northern Aegean

According to the Greek Geodynamic Institute an earthquake struck in the early hours of Thursday between Skyros and Alonissos in the Sporades island complex. The...

Spain Ambassador ‘Shocked’ After Anarchists Storm Embassy in Athens

Spain’s Ambassador in Greece said that he was shocked following the invasion of his embassy by more than a dozen self-proclaimed anarchists protesting in...

A Warm Hug as Kidnapped Girl Reunites with Cypriot Mother

This is the moment when four-year-old Marie Eleni Grimsrud jumps into her mother’s arms for the warmest hug of all. Marie Eleni was reunited with...

Stella Kyriakides from Cyprus Elected PACE President

Stella Kyriakides from Cyprus, was elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). She will be the 30th President of PACE...

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