Governor of Bank of Greece Calls for Swift Conclusion of Bailout Review

The Greek government and foreign lenders must intensify efforts to swiftly conclude a review of the country's compliance with fiscal targets and reforms under...

Parts of the Athens Riviera Reopened After Oil Pollution Disaster

The Greek government has announced that a large section of the Athens Riviera has been cleaned and returned to public use following the oil...

Robbers With Kalashnikov Rifles Foiled in Southern Athens

Two gunmen were foiled in their attempt to rob a haberdashery store in Palaio Faliro, south of Athens, when one of the suspects was...

Official Data Shows Greece Still in Recession in 2016

Greece's economy performed worse than the country's official creditors were expecting as it decreased by 0.2 percent last year, according to official data from...

Dutch Scientists Say that Epidaurus Theatre Legendary Acoustics are a Myth (video)

Dutch researchers say the acoustics of the theatre at Epidaurus are not as dazzling as they have been hailed. Dating from the fourth century BC,...

Opposition Leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis Congratulates Austria’s Kurz for Election Win

On Monday, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis congratulated Sebastian Kurz; the winner of the Austrian elections that took place on Sunday, saying that he was...

Greek Justice Minister Criticizes Court Decision to Keep Irianna in Jail

Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis criticized a decision by an Athens Appeals Court on Monday, to reject the application of 29-year-old Irianna and her 33-year-old co-defendant...

Former First Lady of France Carla Bruni Launches World Tour in Athens

Carla Bruni will be in Athens on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 October, for two concerts at the Pallas Theatre to promote her album...

Yanis Varoufakis Denies Consideration of Candidacy in German Euro Elections

Former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis dismissed reports in the Greek media that he will stand as a candidate in Germany for the European elections...
Traditional Sights of Chania:The Lighthouse right after sunset. (photo by Gabi Ancarola)

Best Traditional Destinations in Chania, Crete

  Chania is one of the largest cities of Crete, second only to the capital of the island, Heraklion. Busy and full of life; Chania...

IMF’s Lagarde: Implementation of Program, Debt Relief Essential for Greece

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, met Monday in Washington with the Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, to...

Pew Research: Greeks Overwhelmingly Unhappy with Their Democracy

A staggering 79% of the Greek public say that they are unhappy with the way the democratic system works in Greece, according to the...

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