Financial Crisis in Greece Continues to Drive Consumers to Illegal Tobacco Products

With a steady increase of taxes on cigarettes, the state has fallen short of cashing in as the market share of illegal tobacco products...

Poll: Greeks Not Convinced With Positive Spin Gov’t Gives on Eurogroup Deal

Despite the government's efforts to put a positive spin on the Eurogroup agreement and the new austerity measures, Greek citizens are not convinced that...

Greek Professor Elected Vice-President of European Committee on Racism

Panteion University Assistant Professor Maria Daniella Marouda has been elected Vice-President of the Council of Europe's European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI). According to...

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Greece Must Respect All Religions

The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning Greece's reaction to the reading of the Quran and call for prayer in Hagia Sophia, accusing...

Family of Hollywood Heavyweight Will Smith Goes Beach-Cleaning on Antipaxi

Photographs of the wife and daughter of Hollywood actor Will Smith helping Greek volunteers clean beaches on the island of Antipaxi went viral after...

Survey Shows Greeks’ Skepticism About EU Benefits Nearly Double Than Average

According to a new survey of 1,000 people in 10 European countries by London-based international policy institute Chatham House and research company Kantar, more...

Greece 22nd out of 28 EU Countries in Innovation, Commission Survey Reveals

Greece was 22nd out of 28 EU countries in innovation in 2016, according to the main findings of the latest Innovation Scoreboard, published by...

Greece Reacts to New Muslim Prayer, Koran Reading in Hagia Sophia

The Greek government reacted to Wednesday's reading of the Koran and Muslim prayer in Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, despite the strictly secular museum character...

Athens Tourist Spots Surrounded by Garbage Mounts Due to Collectors Strike

The streets of Athens, including major tourist areas, are filled with mounts of garbage as the municipal trash collectors continue their strike that started...

Turkish Fighter Jets Enter Greek Airspace 48 Hours After PM Yildirim Departs

Forty-eight hours after Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's visit and his provocative statements about the violations in the Aegean, Turkish fighters entered Greek airspace...

Study: 1 in 2 Greek Potential Employees Lack Skills the Market Needs

Despite high unemployment figures, Greek businesses find it difficult to hire because one in two potential employees lacks the skills the market requires, a...

Greek Municipal Workers Likely to Escalate Strike Beyond Thursday

The municipal workers union POE-OTA are to decide whether to continue their strike, threatening not collect the garbage from city streets beyond Thursday unless...

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