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‘Martis’ Bracelets Mark Arrival of Greek Spring

Greeks are preparing to welcome spring by celebrating an ancient annual custom with the tradition of Martis where both adults and children adorn themselves...

Golden Dawn MP Convicted for Slander

A Three-Member-Appeal Court handed a twelve-month suspended sentence to Golden Dawn lawmaker Ioannis Sachinidis, on Friday for slandering Communist Party MP Liana Kanelli. The court...

Taxpayers’ Arrears to the State Totaled 99.970 Billion Euros on Jan 1, 2018

Taxpayers' arrears to the state totaled 99.970 billion euros, while the number of debtors was 4,068,857 on January 1, 2018, George Pitsilis, governor of...

Cypriot Leader: We are Working Closely with Greece

Recently re-elected Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said his country is “working closely” with Greece on its relations with Turkey and its exclusive economic...

Greece Escapes Heavy Snows Seen in 2017

There was significantly less snow in Greece in early February compared with the same period in 2017, the meteo.gr service of the National Observatory...

President Sends Strong Message to Greece’s Neighbors

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday sent a stern triple message to Ankara, Skopje and Tirana. Speaking while welcoming his Georgian counterpart Georgy Margvelashvili at...

UN Concerned Over Failure to Clear Cyprus’ Minefields

The UN has said it remains ready to help the two sides in Cyprus develop a roadmap to creating a mine-free island, should there...

Hahn: Ending ‘Macedonia’ Dispute No Guarantee of EU Status for Skopje

  Even if the name row between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece was resolved, FYROM would still not meet all the...

Hot List of Names in Novartis Scandal Case Tabled in Greek Parliament

The file on Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis that concerns allegations of corruption and bribery and is currently being investigated by prosecutors will not be...

PM Tsipras: “I have a Responsibility Towards the Country”

"I have a responsibility towards the country," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday in a meeting with main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos...

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...

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