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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...

Athens University of Economics Joins World Academic Elite

The Athens University of Economics and Business is among the top 200 universities worldwide according to the prestigious Shanghai International Ranking of World Universities. The...

Phone Call Between Tsipras and May as Cyprus Talks Gather Pace

UK Prime Minister Theresa May spoke with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Wednesday morning to discuss the ongoing talks in Switzerland towards a Cyprus...

Greek PM Tsipras Dismisses Calls for Drug Case Inquiry; Defends Kammenos

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rejected an opposition request for a parliamentary committee to investigate a high-profile drug trafficking case. Tsipras offered once more political...

Crews Battling Wildfire in Northern Attica

Strong winds are fueling the flames of a forest fire that engulfed an area near the town of Kapandriti in northern Attica. Dozens of firefighters...

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