New Government Garbage Collectors Deadlock Leaves Greece Amid Mounts of Trash

Monday's new meeting between the temporary municipal workers union (POE-OTA) and Greek Minister of the Interior Panos Skourletis ended in a deadlock. As a result,...

Why Mount Pelion’s Beaches and Mountain Villages are a Top Family Destination

Known as "Pilio" in Greek, Mount Pelion is a mountain located in the southeastern part of Thessaly, or "Thessalía" in Central Greece. This hook-like...

Drugs Cost 7,688 Lives in Greece Over Last 10 Years

Greece has recorded 7,688 drug-related deaths in the past 10 years, according to figures provided by the Therapy Center for Dependent Individuals (KETHEA). KETHEA released...

Almost 40 Years Later the Acropolis Restoration Project Is Still Going Strong

The Acropolis Restoration Project continues with a 5 million euro budget for the next phase which is expected to last until 2020 and will...

Warm Weather Causes Influx in New Migrant Arrivals to Eastern Aegean Islands

Greece continues to see an influx of migrants arriving on its shores as the summer weather encourages more people fleeing their countries to attempt...

Quake-Stricken Vrisa Must Become ‘As It Was’ President Pavlopoulos Says

The European Union must "reach the limits of its laws" in order to assist work to restore quake-stricken Vrisa and another 12 settlements on...

Stray Bullet Threatens Student in Menidi, Two Weeks After Fatal Incident

A 14-year-old junior high school student was almost hit by a stray bullet in Menidi, Attica, on Sunday, only two weeks after another stray...

Greek Public Revenue Authority Plans 14,500 Raids in Tax Evasion ‘Hot Spots’

Greece's Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) is to conduct 14,500 swift raids in tourist areas where rampant tax evasion is taking place. The operation...

4.1 Richter Earthquake Near Thebes Felt in Athens

At approximately 4:54 pm on Sunday the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center reported an earthquake registering 4.1 Richter jolted Thebes, just north of Athens. The Geodynamic...

Greece Defeated by Belgium at Women’s 2017 Eurobasket

Greece’s National Women’s Basketball Team fought for the bronze medal against Belgium in Prague today but was defeated 78-45 at the 2017 Eurobasket. Kostas Keramidas’s players...

Heat Wave in Greece: Temperatures Expected to Surpass 40 Degrees Celsius Next Week

Next week Greeks can expect the mercury to keep climbing as a the first big heat wave of 2017 grips the country. On Monday and...

Antetokounmpo: ‘I Know Nothing Else but Greece’

“I know nothing else but Greece. I have never been to Nigeria. You are not born a Greek, you become a Greek,” Giannis Antetokounmpo...

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