Greek General Kostarakos Head of EU Military Committee

The Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (HNDGS) since November 2011, General Mikhail Kostarakos, was officially named today as the next EU Military...

Greek ‘Saint of Prisoners’ Receives Honorary Distinction

“I want to die doing my duty, or on the way to a prison,” said Father Gervasios, who is also known as the “Saint...

Eleven-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth in Crete

An 11-year old girl gave birth at the General University Hospital of Heraklion on the island of Crete, Greece, yesterday. Doctors say it is...

Syrian Refugees Removed from Syntagma Square

The Syrian refugees who had camped in across the Greek Parliament at Syntagma Square in protest, were removed from the spot in a joint...

Incalculable Damages in Flooded Evros, Locals in Despair

After a fierce battle with flooding waters, the evacuated Ormenio village in the Evros prefecture in Thrace was saved when local authorities built a...

Greek Holiday Destinations 90% Full Despite Crisis

Greeks will fill up all popular holiday destinations this season, despite the economic crisis, according to an Imerisia newspaper report. The most popular winter and...

Greece Spends More on Pensions Than Most Countries

Greece comes second on pension spending, according to an Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report. Greek pensioners, however, may have to...

SYRIZA Leader Meets With Activists Opposing Former Athens Airport Sale

Main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras met on Friday with activists campaigning for the conversion of the former Athens airport site at Elliniko, Greece...

Temple of Artemis in Vavrona Flooded

The archaeological site of Vavrona, near Athens, Greece, flooded today after several hours of non stop torrential rain and within a few hours, the...

Syrian Refugees of Syntagma Square to be Housed by Athens Municipality

Fruitful was finally the meeting held earlier today between the Greek Interior Ministry's Secretary General, Angelos Syrigos, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and the representatives of the Syrian...

Orphan Baby Seal Rescued in Greece

An orphan baby seal from an endangered species was rescued 25 days ago by a Greek animal rescue organization, MOm. According to organization representatives,...

Poor Christmas Manger Reflects Mood in Austerity-Stricken Athens

A poor, plastic, unimaginative Christmas manger placed in Omonoia Square in Athens reflects the sad mood of austerity-stricken citizens and a city ravaged by...

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