Greek Elections Set for May 6, Campaigning Under Way

ATHENS – With the posting of a bill on the Parliament wall, elections to choose a new leader for Greece have been set for...

‘Independent’: “Greeks Suffer From the Most Idiotic Economic Experiment”

After the suicide of Dimitris Christoulas at Syntagma Square, journalist Amol Rajan writes in the British Independent that "Greece suffers from the most idiotic...

Siemens Wins Athens Metro Contract

German engineering giant Siemens, which recently settled a bribery dispute with the Greek government, said Wednesday it has won a 41-million-euro contract for the...

Former Socialist Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos Arrested for Money Laundering

Former Socialist Greek minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos was arrested on Wednesday on money laundering charges by the judicial authorities. Tsochatzopulos was called in by officials...

The World’s Biggest Solar Ship in Zakinthos

"Tunar Planet Solar" is anchored these days at the port of Zakinthos as part of its travel around the globe. With its 32m. width,...

Papademos Calls For Elections May 6

Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos said Wednesday that the country will go to the polls May 6, as expected, in elections likely to create...

Bike Sales Increase in Greece During Time of Economic Hardship

According to the National Statistical Service of Greece, bike sales have increased by 20-25% during 2011, while many buyers are new riders. "In 2011, almost...

Academy of Athens Presents Greek Manuscripts’ Collection from Romania

A collection of more than 60,000 Greek manuscripts from Romania has been donated to the Academy of Athens by the Institute for Transbalkan Cooperation. The...

Greece Charges 3 People Over Illegal Download Website

Greek authorities say they have charged three people with allegedly running a website that allowed paying members to illegally download films, music and games. A...

The Archaeological Site of Akrotiri in Santorini to Reopen

The archaeological site of Akrotiri on the island of Santorini will reopen its gates to the public after remaining closed for almost seven years. In...

Greek Coke Bottler Dismisses Soft Drinks Report

Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH), Coca-Cola's No.2 bottler worldwide, dismissed a press report on Tuesday that soft drinks it recalled last month contained a substance which...

German Treasure Found in the Bank of Greece

German Marks amounting to 14,334,000 euros were found in the Bank of Greece, a treasure forgotten for ages. 57 bags full of German notes have...

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