Production and Consumption of ‘Halal’ Meat in Greece on the Rise

Many Greeks don't know what "halal" means, but the production and consumption of halal meat in Greece is steadily on the rise. The impressive increase...

Police Investigating Death of Hanged Syrian Refugee Discovered at Passenger Terminal of Port

On Monday the police and Coast Guard officers in the port of Piraeus were looking into the circumstances of the death of a Syrian...

Mikis Theodorakis: ‘In Tough Times, Greeks Become Heroes or Slaves’

"During tough times, a Greek can become a hero or a slave," said legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis in an interview published in Proto...

Greek Banks ‘Lose’ €750 Mln in Deposits in February Due to Economic Uncertainty

Greeks withdrew 750 million euros from their bank accounts in February, due to the uncertainty created over the stalled bailout program review negotiations, according...

NOA Launching Experiment on Crete to Reveal Health Impact of Desert Dust Storms

The National Observatory of Athens (NOA)  is launching an international experiment in Crete to research the mechanism by which desert dust travels great distances...

Greek Homeless Man Finds a Home After Stranger Posts his Picture on Facebook

The story of Pavlos, the homeless man who found a home after a stranger posted his picture on Facebook has become viral, painting a...

Home in the Arms of an Olive Tree in Greece Wins International Architectural Award

The summer home designed by architect Eva Sopeoglou won the prize in the "Best first new architect" category in the annual awards of the...

EU’s Juncker: Eurozone Lenders and Greece Should Achieve Technical Deal by April 7

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday that eurozone lenders and Greece should reach a technical deal before a meeting of eurozone finance...

Five Children Among 12 Dead in Shipwreck Off Turkey

Five children are among the 12 people who drowned on Friday in their attempt to reach Greece. As reported by news agency Dogan, the...

PM Tsipras Asks Juncker if the ‘European Acquis’ Applies to Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday sent a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker asking if the European acquis communautaire applies to all...

Earthquake Measuring 4.4 Richter pts Rocks Athens

Residents of several neighborhoods in Athens and Attica felt the tremors of an earthquake of 4.4 Richter points magnitude at 6:23 a.m. on Friday...

Three Million Migrants Waiting to Cross into Greece, Says EU Commissioner Avramopoulos

While visiting Athens on Thursday, European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said that there are approximately 3 million refugees waiting to cross into Greece...

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