A Glimmer of Hope for the Two Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

The lifting of Turkey's state of emergency next month offers a glimmer of hope to the two Greek soldiers held in a Turkish prison...

Protesters Boo, Jeer Greek Minister Over ‘Macedonia’ Deal (video)

Dozens of demonstrators have booed and jeered a government minister over the 'North Macedonia' deal during a solemn wreath-laying ceremony in the northern town of Serres. Protesters...

Greek Bus Driver Owns Private Island (video)

The story of Kostas Selimis and his island could make a great movie, or at least a great documentary on Greek red tape, as...

New Website Helps Greeks Abroad Deal with Greece’s Bureaucracy

As they met with fellow Greeks from abroad, two business partners -- Stefanos Vamvakaris and Panagiotis Markos -- saw the increasing need for an...

Monster Catfish Caught in Greek Lake (photos)

Greek fishermen have caught a colossal 185-pound (83 kilogram) wels catfish at Lake Polyfytos, near Kozani, northern Greece. Professional fishermen Nikos Kourtidis and Haris Bountios,...

Greece’s Corfu Wallows in Trash Amid Violence over Garbage Site

The authorities on Corfu have started collecting the mounds of trash which have been piling up for weeks on the island after residents near dumping grounds...

Nightmare Returns as Floods Hit Greek Town of Mandra (photos,video)

The town of Mandra, west of Athens, where 24 people lost their lives last November during torrential rains and extreme flooding, was hard hit...

Rain Washes Off Heat-Preventing Coating from Athens Road

The enthusiasm lasted less than 24 hours, as a hard rain washed off the heat reflective material that was used to pave a central...

Greeks Have to Work 198 Days to Pay Taxes

Greeks have to work 198 days in order to pay their annual taxes, a study conducted by the Center for Liberal Studies (KEFIM) says. According...

‘Miracle’ Cures Paralyzed Woman at Greek Orthodox Church (photos)

The congregation in a Greek Orthodox church have spoken of a 'miracle' as they witnessed a wheelchair-bound woman getting to her feet after a...

Cannabis Abuse Soars in Greece

The number of people who suffer from the effects of cannabis abuse in Greece soared to 35 percent in 2017 from 14 percent in 2006,...

Greece to Ban Cellphones in Schools

Greece's Education Minister Kostas Gavroglou is to ban the use of cellphones in schools for reasons of "orderly operation" and protection of privacy. According to...

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