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Huge Toxic Fish Startles Greek Fishermen

    A mysterious fishy visitor to Greek waters has left locals in the Ionian island of Zakynthos in a panic. Two fishermen recently shared footage of a...

Greek Gunboat ‘Clipped’ By Turkish Ship (video)

Greek defense ministry sources have told local media a Turkish coastguard vessel in the Aegean clipped a Greek military ship during a "dangerous maneuver"...

Piraeus Port Gets Ready To Welcome Mega Vessel

Greece’s shipping industry is showing serious signs of growth as a Piraeus port in the throes of a multi-million-euro expansion prepares to welcome an...

Greek Parliament Backs Controversial Reforms

Greek lawmakers on Monday night passed a series of controversial economic reforms amid strikes and protests in the capital, Athens. After hours of debate, lawmakers...

US, Turkey Spat Could Boost Greek Tourism

Greek tourism may receive a shot in the arm this year as political tensions between the U.S. and Turkey could prompt travelers from both...

Greeks Face Renewed Strikes as Reform Vote Approaches

    Greeks in the capital and elsewhere will face more transport disruption next week as labor unions called further industrial action for Monday. Timed to coincide...

‘Shots Fired’ as Prisoners Try to Escape Greek Police

    Gunshots were reportedly heard in downtown Athens on Friday as two prisoners tried to escape police custody during a transfer. Media reports say the two...

Greek Picketers Hit Out at ‘Robbery’ on Eve of Strike

Labor union members and riot police faced off in Athens on Thursday evening, on the eve of major nationwide industrial action. Riot police were ordered...

Greece Criticized Over Turkish Soldiers’ Asylum Case

  Greece's government on Thursday came in for stinging criticism from a German media outlet for its handling of the case of eight Turkish ex-servicemen...

Greek Police Arrest Four Over Attack on Anarchist Center

  Greek anti-terrorist police on Thursday detained four individuals in connection with the attempted firebombing of an anarchist center last August. Reports suggest the four males...

Greece, FYROM Commit To Solving Name Dispute

Senior figures from Greece and FYROM on Tuesday pledged to renew efforts to resolve the countries’ ongoing name dispute, amid earlier rejections by Athens...

Greek Islanders Angry Over Animal Carcasses

  WARNING: Some readers may find these images upsetting. Photos courtesy of: Cyclades24.gr Residents on a string of scenic Greek islands have been left stunned and shocked...

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