Industry Challenges of Olympic Air & Aegean Airlines Merger

Several difficulties have surfaced in the merger of the two Greek airlines, Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines.  According to European Competition Commissioner Joaquín Almunia,...

Athenian Garbage Truck Kills Homeless Man

Greece is shocked by the atrocious death of a homeless man.  The man was sleeping in a garbage pancheon when a garbage truck dismembered him...

Parcel Bombs Mailed to Parliament, Embassies in Athens + French President

Greek police say they have detonated a suspicious package in a mail delivery van outside the Parliament in Athens Another minor explosion occurred on Tuesday...

Marfin Bank Seeks Share Capital Increase Plan of 1.15 Million Euros

Marfin Popular Bank said late Monday that its board of directors will convene on November 11th to discuss an 488.6 million Euro rights issue,...

Greece Celebrates Chestnut Season

The chestnut season is celebrated every autumn, from mid-October[...]

Frontex: “Greece Point of Entry for 90% of Illegal EU Crossings in 2nd Quarter...

The European Union is posting 175 armed guards on the Greek-Turkish border to help halt unauthorized migration, an official announced. The United Nations High Commissioner...

Woman Hurt in Mail Bomb Blast

Police in Greece say a women has been injured in a parcel bomb blast at a private package delivery company in Athens. A parcel bomb...

ND Calls for VP Pangalos’ Resignation

A main opposition New Democracy (ND) spokesman on Sunday evening issued a scathing attack against government vice-president Theodoros Pangalos (photo).  The spokesman called for Pangalos to...

Greek Judicial System Plauged by Massive Delays

Massive delays in the adjudication of court cases have created a major backlog in the Greek judiciary system.  For example, newly filed civil court cases...

Greek PM Threatens Early National Elections

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou Sunday threatened to call early national elections if his socialist party fares poorly during the November 7th local elections. ...

Search Continues for Missing French Woman on Mt. Olympus

A search is continuing full force on Sunday to locate a 37-year-old French woman.  She was reported missing in early October on Mt. Olympus. EMAK...

PM Papandreou Ran in Athens Marathon

Greece's prime minister George Papandreou completed the sideline 10-kilometer split.  A 5-kilometer split was also held. "Today is a celebration for all of humanity," said Papandreou. "Greece...

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