Greeks’ Supermarket Spending Drops 15% in Two Years, Study Shows

Data presented on Wednesday at the 12th ECR Hellas Conference yesterday by MRB Hellas chief executive Dimitris Macros shows that the amount of money...

Uniformed Workers Take to Streets in Protest of Pay Cuts

Thousands of police officers, port workers and firefighters took to the streets holding black balloons in their hands in protest of cuts in the...

Turkish Authorities Arrest Three Soldiers Who Allegedly Fled to Greece

Turkish authorities on Monday arrested three wanted soldiers who had allegedly participated in the coup attempt and had fled to Greece. The arrest was...

Greek Riot Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Austerity Protestors Outside of Parliament

Anti-austerity protests took place on Wednesday in Athens. They are part of a general strike occurring concurrent to the Greek Parliament debating the bailout-related spending...

Nationwide Strike in Greece While Parties Clash over Austerity Measures in Parliament

A nationwide strike has paralyzed Greece on Wednesday, while in parliament government and opposition parties have started a heated discussion over the new austerity...

Greek Seamen’s Union Announce Extension of Strike; No Ferry Services for 4 Days

After walking off the job Tuesday, the seamen's union announced that same afternoon that they are extending their strike, which was originally planned to...

Shipowner Arisitides Alafouzos Dies at Age 93

Arisitides Alafouzos, the owner of the Greek newspaper, Kathimerini, has died at age 93. The past business ventures of the civil engineer involved founding his...
Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece

Greece Celebrates Museum Day with Free Admission for the Whole Week

Greece's museums celebrate International Museum Day on May 18 with free admission to many museums and cultural events for the whole week. Cultural activities, guided...

German Artist Makes Omonoia Square in Athens ‘Invisible’

German artist Gregor Schneider has made the famous Omonoia Square in Athens "invisible" to intruders and Google Maps as part of an art festival. Schneider...

Greece’s Beaches Rank 2nd in World on 2017 Blue Flag Award List

Greece is a number one destination for vacation-goers wishing to relax, visit ancient ruins and beautiful beaches the country has to offer and recently,...

Turkey Continues to Violate Greek Territorial Waters, Airspace

A number of violations of Greek airspace and territorial waters by Turkish warplanes and battleships on Monday forced the Foreign Ministry to issue a...

Transport Services to Strike in Protest of New Austerity Vote in Parliament

Public transport employees will be starting a three-day work stoppage in protest of new austerity measures to be voted in parliament on Thursday, as...

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