Germans Drink More Ouzo, Greeks Opt for Tsipouro

Germans drink almost twice as much ouzo as Greeks, who now seem to turn to tsipouro; meanwhile ouzo exports to the Middle East are...

Greek Households Reduce Food Consumption by 27%; Wealth Declines to 40%

Crisis-stricken Greeks have seen their wealth decline by 40%, their income dropping 26% and food consumption reduced by 27% in a five-year period, a...

30 Diaspora Fellows to Conduct Projects With Greek Universities

The Institute of International Education in collaboration with the Fulbright Foundation in Greece, announced that the Greek Diaspora fellowship program selected 30 fellows to...

Man Leaves Psychiatric Ward, Kills Partner, Returns to Hospital to Confess

A 45-year-old man who was spending the nights at an Athens psychiatric hospital killed his 45-year-old partner and returned to hospital to confess the...

Workers in Greek Tourism Sector Strike Against ‘Meager Wages’

Hundreds of striking workers in the Greek tourism sector gathered outside the Labor Ministry to demonstrate against "flexible work and meager wages." The Tourism and...

Officials Initiate Application for Parnassos to Become Greece’s Sixth UNESCO Global Geopark

Following an initiation by regional officials, the National Park of Parnassos in Central Greece is in the first stages of having an application drafted...

HRW Blasts Greece for Failing to Protect Refugee Children

Greek authorities on Lesvos have failed to protect unaccompanied children from abuse by placing them in refugee camps with unrelated adults, says Human Rights...

July 20, 1974: Turkish Troops Invade Cyprus

It was early in the morning of July 20, 1974 when 40,000 Turkish troops invaded Cyprus from sea and air, catching the Cypriot armed...

Greeks Tighten Budget, Take More Trips Abroad

Greeks have taken more trips abroad and had more overnight in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the past four years, according to...

Μissing Μountaineer on Mount Olympus Found Safe

Greek rescuers succeeded in locating and freeing a Romanian mountaineer who was missing since Saturday evening on Mt. Olympus. The rescue operation took more than...

Anarchists Storm Bank of Greece Offices (video)

A group of 20 anarchists entered the offices of the Bank of Greece in central Athens on Wednesday noon, scattered leaflets and chanted slogans...

Greek President’s Defiant Message to Turkey: Molon Labe

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos responded to provocations by Turkey using the ancient Greek phrase "Molon Labe," which means come and take...

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