New Democracy Pulls Away from SYRIZA, Tsipras Concedes

ATHENS –In a political thriller that was too close to call after the initial exit polls, the pro-austerity New Democracy Conservatives were projected to...

Monday’s Talks Between Government Officials and Creditor Envoys Results in ‘Substantial Convergence,’ FinMin Says

According to the Greek Finance Ministry, another day of negotiations regarding the country's third bailout has concluded between Greece's international creditors and government officials,...

Ongoing Seismic Activity in Crete

There is concern about the ongoing seismic activity on the island of Crete. There have been more than 35 aftershocks since June 15 when...

Health Workers Will Be Rehired

While thousands of public workers are set to lose their jobs under a so-called mobility scheme, thousands of others, including health staff, are being...

Greek Gov’t Tables New Omnibus Bill to Expedite Negotiations

The new omnibus bill presented by the Greek ministry of finance will be tabled in parliament on Thursday in order to expedite negotiations with...

Caring for Attica’s Animals

As every visitor to Athens will attest to, the city is home to thousands of stray dogs and cats that roam the streets. While...

Greek Tourism Dropped Off in 2012

According to Expansion newspaper, there were 400,000 fewer tourists to Greece last year, according to data including international arrivals at Greek airports. Tourism officials...

Aids Infected Prostitutes in Athens

As noted in a document signed by the Secretary General for Gender Equality, Zetta Makri, which was sent to the Hellenic Parliament after a...

Golden Dawn Crackdown Gets World’s Attention

News of the arrest of the far-right Golden Dawn party, Nikolaos Michaloliakos and other party MP's is traveling around the world. According to the BBC,...

Nafplio Aims to Claim European Capital of Culture 2021

Nafplio will claim the title of European Capital of Culture for the year 2021. This was Mayor of Nafplio--Dimitris Kostouros’--proposition, which was approved by...

Prosecutor Probes Baltakos Affair Video, Samaras Plans Strategy

An Athens prosecutor is set to investigate a secret videotape in which a former top aide to Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is heard telling...

Golden Dawn Leader, MPs Testify in Parliament

Jailed Greece 's Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn leader, Nikos Michaloliakos and two of his hierarchy, Giannis Lagos and Christos Pappas, were to testify in Parliament...

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