New Greek Diving Park to Offer Reefs, Shipwrecks to Explore

A project to create a new diving park in Crete, extending over an area of about 60,702 square meters (15 acres), has received official...

Greece Suffered More than Ireland, Tsipras tells Visiting Irish President

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras referred to the economic crisis experienced by the Greek and Irish peoples, as he received visiting Irish president, Michael...

Greece Ranks 13th for Corruption Among Western States

Greece ranks 13th in a list of the most corrupt Western nations, according to latest Transparency International (TI) figures. Greece's grading was based on areas such...

FYROM Has No Irredentist Aims, says Zaev

"Our actions show our goodwill and show that we have no irredentist aspirations," said Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on...

Greek Shipping Dominates Capital Link Forum in Athens

The opportunities and challenges facing Greek shipping were the subject of a high-level conference held recently in Athens. The 9th Annual Greek Shipping Forum organized...

Moody’s Upgrades Greece by Two Notches to B3

Moody's ratings agency upgraded Greece's rating by two notches late on Wednesday to B3 from Caa2, saying the country will successfully conclude its third...

Amnesty Slams Greece over ‘Appalling’ Migrant Camps

Thousands of asylum-seekers and migrants remained trapped on the Greek islands in "appalling conditions" Amnesty International said on Thursday. An Amnesty report which documents the state...

Greek Government Split over ‘Macedonia’

Greece's minister of defense Panos Kammenos says he will oppose an agreement that will grant FYROM any use of the name 'Macedonia'. Kammenos, a member...

Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Strikes West of Zakynthos

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck in the Ionian Sea about 34 kms (21 miles) west of the Greek island of Zakynthos early on Thursday. The...

Greek Parliament to Probe 10 Senior Politicians Over Novartis Case

The Greek government managed to get the votes needed to form a parliamentary committee to investigate witness testimonies that two former prime ministers and...

Young, Pretty, Mother of Two Truck Driver

Sofia Koutsoukou has defied all stereotypes that want a married Greek woman with children to have a cushy job, or no job at all,...

27M Tourists Chose Greek Vacation in 2017

Over 27 million tourists visited Greece in 2017, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) figures. Tourist traffic increased by 9.7 percent, reaching 27.194 million visitors...

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