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Fighter Jet Crashes in Northern Greece; Pilot Safe

An A7 Corsair fighter jet crashed near the city of Komotini in Northern Greece on Tuesday morning August 26. The Greek pilot who was flying...

Big Fire Breaks Out in Messinia

The wildfire that broke out on Monday at 1 p.m in Messinia, in southwestern Peloponnese, Greece, is out of control. Greek authorities have preventively evacuated the villages...

Greek Church Appeals to Moscow Patriarch Over Food Ban

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece has decided to send a letter to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow asking him to speak to...

Homophobic Violence Widespread in Athens

Victims of racist and homophobic violence in Athens are increasing lately as incidents become more frequent and intense. According to Greek newspaper "Ta Nea", groups of...

Demolitions in Downtown Athens to Begin in September

Over 1,800 abandoned buildings in downtown Athens have come under scrutiny by the Environment Ministry, and in cooperation with the Municipality of Athens these buildings...

Volunteer Blood Donor Torch Relay in Greece

The 12th annual blood donor torch relay started on Friday after the flame was ignited in front of the Greek Parliament, next to the...

Public Sector Employees Don’t Know How to Use Computers

According to data released by Greek newspaper “Ta Nea”, public sector employees are computer illiterate. In fact, more than half (64%) admitted that they...

One Night in Athens Homeless Shelter

Doctors of the World in cooperation with the Municipality of Athens, who provided the space, and other non-governmental organizations, opened a night shelter for homeless people, providing beds,...

25% Less Fires in Greece in 2014

As summer is coming to an end, the first estimates of the Hellenic Fire Department (HFD) is that the number of forest fires in...

850,000 Workers Unpaid for a Year

The financial crisis has dramatically changed the lives of millions of Greek citizens whose wages have been cut while their purchasing power has gone 30...

Miraculous Virgin Mary Churches of the Aegean Sea

  There are numerous Marian churches in the Aegean sea. Some majestic, some humble and quiet, built on rocks, in caves and inaccessible hills. Their past is filled...

Tragedy With Three Dead in Lefkada

A tragic incident took place on Thursday noon in the village of Karya, in Lefkada, Greece, spreading sorrow to all residents. The building which was...

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