Director Costa-Gavras to Take Varoufakis Book to Big Screen

Acclaimed director Costa-Gavras expressed his wish to make a film out of Yanis Varoufakis' book "Undefeated Losers", that was presented on Monday in Athens. The...

Transgender Bill Tabled in Parliament Causes Reactions by Gov’t MPs

Greek MPs are engaged in two days of debate on the legal recognition of gender identity. If; as expected, the majority vote in favour...

Outcry in Greece over Brutal Racist Attack on Pakistani Immigrants

Political parties have condemned the violent assault against two Pakistani immigrants in Aspropyrgos, Attica on Saturday. In a statement, ruling party SYRIZA says that the...

Notaries Claim Businessmen Offspring’s House Auctions are Deliberately Abolished

The Greek Notaries Association is accusing citizens' groups fighting against private house auctions, of abolishing particular auctions of houses belonging to offspring of wealthy...

UNHCR: Greek Refugee Camps Overcrowded, Unfit for Winter Weather

The government must speed up winter preparations at refugee camps on islands in the Aegean Sea where there has been a sharp rise in...

Greek Pensioners Protest Cuts Outside Council of State Court Hearing

Hundreds of elderly Greeks protested against deep cuts to their pensions outside the country's top administrative court, which was hearing arguments on a motion...

School Principals Charged for Receiving Refugee Children with Insufficient Documentation

Three school principals and a teacher who received refugee children at their schools last year were charged by the Piraeus Prosecutor for doing so...

Holy Fury at SYRIZA Gender Bill: ‘Undermines the Sacred Institution of Family’

"This is the ultimate appeal to the political world as a whole to assume their responsibilities and withdraw the bill," said Archbishop of Athens...

Historic Battleship Averoff Sails the Aegean after 70 years (video)

The battleship 'Averoff', the most historic ship in the Greek navy, will be visiting the city of Thessaloniki for the first time since the...

Muslim Headscarves Dominate Student Parade in Xanthi, northern Greece

For the first time in Modern Greek history, all students in a parade in Xanthi were wearing Muslim headscarves. In the past, Muslim headscarves rarely...

GSEE Survey: Part-time Employment Up, Wages Down

Part-time workers and the hard-core unemployed have almost tripled during Greece's debt crisis despite a recent drop in the jobless rate, according to the...

Thessaloniki University Launches Russian Language Department

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki opened the Russian Language and Culture Department. It was organized a few months ago with the support of the...

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