Government and Institutions Still at Odds Over Energy Market, Official Says

The differences between the government and the institutions over energy market issues remain, an official at the environment and energy ministry said on Friday,...

Scientists: Santorini Tsunami of 1650 BC Caused by Pyroclastic Flows, Not Caldera Collapse

The 1650 BC eruption of the Santorini volcano triggered tsunamis that heavily damaged coastal towns and disrupted vital shipping and trade operations, a new...

Greek Court Sentences Artemis Sorras to 8 Years in Prison Without Parole

A Greek court on Friday sentenced in absentia Artemis Sorras and his wife to eight years in prison without parole on felony charges of...

Greek PM Attacks Previous Governments for Poor Conditions of Health System

Speaking in Greek Parliament on Friday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attacked previous administrations for the poor condition of the National Health System, while announcing...

First-Time Asylum Applicants in Greece Increase 339% in 2016

There was a percentage increase of 339% in the number of first-time asylum applicants in Greece in 2016, which rose to 49,875 in 2016...

Property Tax in Greece Went Up Sevenfold in 7 Years

In 2016, Greeks were called to pay seven times more in property taxes compared to 2009, even though they had to deal with a...

How Rich Greeks Once Paid Taxes…Back in Ancient Times

Hard to imagine, but back in the days of the Ancient Greece, the richest of the rich competed to pay the most taxes, while...

Greek Woman Who Emigrated to Britain makes Touching Speech on Brexit (video)

A Greek woman who has emigrated to London released a video of her speech about the Brexit on Monday, and the video became viral...

Unemployment in Greece Rises 23.6% in Fourth Quarter

Greece’s jobless rate increased 23.6 percent in October-to-December from 22.6 percent in the third quarter, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on...

Forex Live Report Speaks of Tsipras Announcing Elections in Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras might call a press conference on Thursday or Friday to announce early elections, a Forex Live report says. According to...

EU Commissioner Moscovici: Greece has the Right to Act Within the EU Acquis

European Parliament Vice President Dimitris Papadimoulis raised the issue of collective labor contracts during a debate in the Europarliament on Wednesday. Addressing European Commissioner for...

EU Restarts ‘Dublin’ System and Sends Asylum Seekers Back to Greece

The European Union has put the "Dublin Treaty" back into effect and is to start sending asylum seekers back to Greece, according to Deutsche...

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