Celebrate the New Year in Traditional Greek Style

New Year's Eve has always involved rituals related to celebrating life, the joy of witnessing another year and good luck and prosperous wishes for...

Greek Scientists to Develop Cancer Drug

Greek scientists from the University of Patras are making a significant effort to help in the battle against cancer by developing an innovative drug....

Education Minister and Archbishop Agree to Make a Bilateral Decision on Religious Education in...

Education Minister Nikos Filis and Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece met on Tuesday to discuss the controversy created over the exemption...

Athens-Thessaloniki in 3.5 Hours by Rail in 2017

Railway travel time between Athens and Thessaloniki will be reduced to 3.5 hours in 2017 now that the Othryos project is completed. The Othryos engineering...

The Death of the Traditional Greek Newspaper Kiosk

The newspaper kiosk - the "periptero" (περίπτερο) in Greek - is as Greek as the souvlaki or Acropolis, or bureaucracy. Yet, the yellow kiosk...

Greek PhD Theses on the Internet

The PhD theses of Greek scientists, a valuable archive and important source of knowledge, are now concentrated and available in a renewed website (http://www.didaktorika.gr),...

GSEE Union Says Workers Pay For Crisis

In its monthly report on employment, wages, and taxes, GSEE, the General Union of Workers in Greece, claimed poverty is rising in unprecedented levels...

Athenians Suffer Long Lines for New Electronic Public Transport Tickets

Tens of thousands of Athenians wait in long lineups every day to get the new personalized electronic pass cards for the public transport system,...

Greece Further Relaxes Capital Controls to €5,000 per Month

Greece's finance ministry has further relaxed capital controls with a decision sent for publication in the Government Gazette on Thursday, raising the monthly limit...

Greece Mulls Fighter Upgrade, French Frigate Lease

The upgrading of 85 Greek Air Force F-16 fighter jets and the hiring of two frigates from France were discussed at the meeting of...

Hotels in Kefalonia in Good Condition

As reported by the Panhellenic Federation of Hoteliers, the vast majority of the hotel units in the island of Kefalonia, Greece are in a...

Eurogroup: Greek Review Not Finalized, Short-Term Debt Relief Measures Decided

The meeting of euro zone finance ministers was concluded on Monday night without reaching an agreement on Greece's bailout program review; short term debt...

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