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Coast Guard Rescues Migrants Adrift off Greek Island

The Greek Coast Guard rescued 31 foreign nationals in the sea around the island of Samothrace on Monday. A rescue operation was mounted after a...

Over 200 Refugees Land on Greek Island in 24 Hours

Just over 200 refugees and migrants have arrived on the Greek island of Lesvos in the last 24 hours, the authorities have said. The spike...

PM Tsipras: “I will Seek with Patriotic Responsibility a Mutually Acceptable Solution on Macedonia”

"I pledge that in the coming future I will seek with patriotic responsibility a mutually acceptable solution" stated Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after his...

Patras Carnival Kicks off in a Riot of Sound and Colour

The Patras Carnival has kicked off in the port city on Greece's western coast, with people turning out in droves to attend the first...

“Avgi”, the Mesolithic Teenager, Makes her Debut at the Acropolis Museum

The reconstruction of the face of "Avgi", a teenager who lived in 7,000 BC, was revealed at the Acropolis Museum on Friday during an...

Pavlopoulos Hails Church’s Stance Towards National Issues in Meeting with Archbishop

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, hailed the stance of the Greek Church towards issues that concern the country, which he said aims to promote consensus, during...

New Democracy Slams PM’s Archbishop Briefing

Greece's main opposition New Democracy party has accused Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of "unprecedented irresponsibility" for choosing to inform the Archbishop of Athens and...

French Documentary Promotes Paros Island

A French-made documentary featuring the Cycladic island of Paros and centered on its iconic Ekatontapyliani church has been enlisted to help promote the beauty...

Greek Ferry Strikes Pier

A large Greek ferry hit a pier as it set sail on Thursday, forcing the authorities to cancel its departure. The high-speed Ro-Pax ferry Festos...

Earthquake Rattles Greece’s Volos

An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, according to initial estimates, shook the coastal city of Volos in central Greece, alarming residents early...

Greek Government Cash Balance Shows 4.4-bln-Euro Deficit in 2017

The central government cash balance recorded a deficit of 4,434 million euros in 2017, from a deficit of 3,569 million euros in the previous...

Archbishop Says No Need for Protest Rallies on FYROM Name, Calls for Unity

Archbishop of Athens and all of Greece Ieronymos II called for a consensus, communication and national unity concerning the ongoing talks on the name...

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