Lavrentiadis Arrest Seen Turning Point

With pressure building on Athens to crack down on still-rampant corruption, the government has charged a banker whose small, private institution was found to...

Epiphany Traditions Abound In Greece

Customs and traditions dating back to ancient times will come once again to life on Jan. 6 during the Theofania (also Epiphany or Fota)...

Daniel Day Lewis in Athens for Lincoln Premiere

Once again the talented actor Daniel Day-Lewis will be present in Athens for the premiere of his movie Lincoln, serving the purposes of the...

Koutoupas Second at Prague Poker Tourney

One of the favorite pastimes of gamblers is poker, a game so popular now that millions play on-line and televised tournaments and championships have...

Greek Customs to Welcome the New Year

Good luck, prosperity, good health and longevity are the best and most common wishes marking the first day of the New Year among family...

New Year’s Eve in Ancient Times

Contrary to modern time beliefs, celebrating the advent of the New Year on January 1st in the cold and the dead nature of winter...

Greek Police Say Roma Camps Gangster Enclaves

Following the murder of a 16-year-old gypsy boy in a Roma camp in Megara, Greek police have started a sweep into the unlawful settlements...

Athens Looks On The Bright Side

They may be in the grip of a crushing recession and riven by bitter internal political divisions, but Greeks are always trying to look...

BBC Asks Why No Mosque in Athens?

In a report, the BBC highlighted that Athens is the only European Union capital without a mosque and explored the tensions surrounding the quest...

No Medical Services on Credit

Private doctors cooperating with Greece’s National Organization for Health Care Provision (EOPYY), decided to stop offering their services on credit as of Dec. 17,...

What do Santa Claus, St. Nicholas and Poseidon Have in Common?

Children around the world wait all year long for the time to come, when Santa Claus will bring them gifts during the late evening and...

Greece to Participate in 2013 Eurovision

After some speculation that Greece would be unable to afford participating in the 2013 Eurovision contest because of the county's crushing economic crisis, the...

LATEST