Greek Police Officers Implicated in Migrant Smuggling Ring

Greek police have arrested four of their fellow officers and 18 others suspected of involvement in a major migrant-smuggling ring. A total of 22 people have been arrested in Attica,...

Greek Couple to Cross Africa by Car for Charity

A young and adventurous couple from Greece, Elpis Chrysovergis and Dora Bitsi, will travel across Africa for six months to film a documentary about their trip and to help...

Human Rights Court Condemns Greece

The Human Rights Court condemned Greece today, May 29 for violations of Article 3 of the Convention of Human Rights, which prohibits any inhuman...

680,000 Greek Children at Risk of Living in Poverty

An article on the website of newspaper New Europe points out the consequences of the financial crisis for Greek children. The article cites data...

Patras Bus Overturns

Twenty two people were injured on Thursday morning, May 29, when a public bus taking passengers from Pyrgos to Patras overturned on the Patras...

Reuters: Families Prop Up Failing State Pensions in South EU

A recent Reuters article reports on how the financial crisis is affecting state pension and welfare systems in southern EU member-states. “Greece is the only country to have...

Patra Party Girl Possibly Spiked With ‘Date-Rape’ Drug

Last Saturday, on May 24, a well-known family from Patras lived a nightmare when their daughter was found in the Agia region with no memory...

High-School Student Commits Suicide on Exam Day

An 18-year old high-school student ended his life by jumping off a six-floor building next to the hall in which he was due to take national exams Wednesday morning. He...

Underwater Wedding in Crete

During the last years, Greece has become the favorite destination among foreigners who want to exchange vows of eternal love. The Greek islands of Santorini and Crete...

First Olive Tree Planted in Stavros Niarchos Park

A 3.5-metre olive tree was placed in the Mesogeios Garden at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center on Friday, the first of thousands the foundation will plant to create a green oasis...

Finance Ministry Cleaners Vindicated by Greek Supreme Court

Greece's Supreme Court Friday ruled in favour the cleaners suspended from the Ministry of Finance, which had appealed a previous ruling to reinstate the janitorial staff, who...

5 Children, 5 Adults Injured in Nafplio Car Crash

Ten people were injured in a car accident at 11 a.m, on Monday, May 26 in Nafplio, when a young German couple tried to overtake a vehicle...

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