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Israeli President to Visit Vandalized Holocaust Statue in Thessaloniki

Israeli media reported on Sunday that the country's president, Reuven Rivlin, asked that his itinerary for this week's state visit to Greece be changed...

Cyprus Election Focuses on Partition, Economy

President Nicos Anastasiades heads into Sunday's Cyprus election as the favorite in a campaign dominated by the economy and stalled efforts to reunify the...

Day of Division as PM Fails to Unify Greek Parties on FYROM

Greek opposition politicians were briefly united on Saturday, if only in their lack of agreement over the 'Macedonia' name dispute and over their antipathy...

Last Orders for Noisy Kolonaki Bars?

The writing could be on the wall for late-night music in Athens' hip Kolonaki district after a municipal move to curb noise. Athens Municipality wants...

Amazing Ancient Greek Carving Baffles Scientists

A carved gem found in a 3,500-year-old grave in Pylos, Greece is still mystifying scientists who cannot fathom how such advanced engraving skills originated in...

Stunning Photos Show Greek Champion Fighting the Sea

A veteran Greek windsurfing champion is showing he still has what it takes in a series of stunning photographs taken in Crete. Nikos Kaklamanakis, an...

Greece Says Holocaust Museum Will Help ‘Redress’ Injustices

Greece on Saturday said a planned Holocaust museum in Thessaloniki, scene of thousands of Nazi deportations during WWII, would be part of efforts to...

Tsipras ‘Divided Greeks’ Blasts Opposition Leader

  New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has accused Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of "dividing" Greeks, following a 45-minute meeting between the pair over the FYROM name dispute...

PM Heads Into Full Day of FYROM Briefings

There will be little rest on Saturday for Greek premier Alexis Tsipras as he meets the country's opposition leaders for a series on briefings...

Wild Bears Startle Greek City

  To clap eyes on one bear in Greece would be something to write home about, but motorists near the northern city of Kastoria were...

Thessaloniki Throws Open Ancient Site

  Visitors to Thessaloniki will be able to enjoy one of its historical gems up close and personal for the first time in seven years,...

Gang Attacks Athens Publishing House

A publishing house and a diplomatic car were attacked in central Athens on Friday, according to local media reports. The incident on Friday afternoon took...

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