Hotel Rooms on Popular Greek Islands Booked Through 2018 Season

The hotel rooms available for tourists to book for their 2018 Greek island dream vacation are filling up fast. On the smaller, more popular islands...

40% of Greek Expats ‘Not Coming Back’

Eight in ten people who left Greece to work abroad due to the economic crisis are university degree holders, while four out of ten...

Detention of Soldiers by Turkey is ‘Barbaric’, Says Greek Minister

A Greek minister described the continued detention of the two Greek soldiers in Turkey as "barbaric", a day after a Turkish court ruled again...

Greece to be Subject to Strict Post-Bailout Surveillance

Greece will be subject to strict surveillance by European institutions after the end of the third bailout program in August. According to a document seen...

Greek Court Frees Treason-Charge Lawmaker on €30K Bail

A Greek court has freed far-right lawmaker Konstantinos Barbarousis on bail of €30,000 ($35,000). Barbarousis appeared before a magistrate on Wednesday on charges of treason. The charges stem from...

FYROM Ratifies ‘North Macedonia’ Deal with Greece Amid Opposition Boycott

Lawmakers in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Wednesday ratified the name deal with Greece in a first-step vote which was boycotted...

Sculptor Working with Refugees in Greece Draws on Ireland’s Painful Past

An influential Irish sculptor whose creations have been inspired by his country's traumatic experience of famine and forced emigration was in Greece this week,...

Greece Joins Club of Poorest EU Nations (graph)

Greece's GDP per capita was just 67 percent of the European average in 2017, one percentage point lower than in 2016, placing the country...

Thomas Cook to Invest €150M in Greek Tourism in 2018

Thomas Cook, one of the world's biggest tour operators, has pledged to invest around €150 million ($173 million) in the Greek tourism sector this...

Greece’s Lesvos Marks World Refugee Day with Concerts by Refugee Children

The island of Lesvos, currently home to almost 10,000 asylum-seekers, will mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, June 20 with a series of three...

Greek Actors Voice Characters of Ancient Greece in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Ubisoft Quebec, the studio behind the popular Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is ensuring the authenticity of ancient Greek in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey by casting as...

English Novelist Anthony Horowitz Discovers ‘Most Magical’ Greek Island

English author Anthony Horowitz set off to discover if the charming Greek island Spetses, lives up to its reputation of being an exceptional and magical...

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