Princess Caroline of Monaco Visits Greece Again

Princess Caroline of Monaco loves Greece and visits often, and recently returned to spend some days on Spetsopoula islet close to Spetses, enjoying the...

In Crisis, Greek Football Teams Prefer Greek Players

ATHENS – The Greek economic crisis and days of austerity are making even its Super League soccer teams cutting back, preferring to sign homegrown...

A 150-Year-Old Greek Paniyiri in Epirus Struggles On

This is probably the oldest paniyiri (traditional Greek festival) in Greece. According to local authorities of Kato Ksechoro village in Filiatra of Thesprotia Prefecture,...

Demi Moore on Mykonos, Roman Abramovic on Kefalonia

The list of celebrities spending their summer vacations in Greece this year was long indeed. After John Travolta, Robert DeNiro, Brad Pitt and Angelina...

Without a Mosque, Greece’s Muslims Go Underground

Muslims in Greece are being left to pray in basement apartments, coffee shops, garages and old warehouses, many of which are targets of arsonists,...

Greek Woman Stopped Holding Greek Flag at Acropolis

It was supposed to be an ordinary visit for a young couple from Kavala, Greece, eager to visit the Acropolis and make some photographic...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Perform for the First Time in Greece

In all of their almost 30 years together as a rock band, the Red Hot Chili Peppers finally performed in Greece for the first...

Anafiotika, the Hidden Island of Athens

Visitors to Athens – and even some Athenians – often overlook the tiny, scenic neighborhood of Anafiotika tucked above the Plaka, just below the...

Prince Nikolaos and Tatiana Celebrate Anniversary on Spetses

Prince Nikolaos and Tatiana Blatnik visited Spetses island - where they were married two years ago - and Porto Heli to celebrate their second...

Blackout in Greek Health System Once Again

Greek pharmacists have stopped giving credit to drugs provided to people insured by EOPYY, Greece's National Organization for Health Care Provision, which owes the drug...

Monastiraki: Bargaining for the Past at Athens’ Flea Market

A man in a suit and bowtie is standing next to a 1950's car in a faded black-and-white photo, a remnant from someone's past,...

Play Mocking Greek Hero Diakos Ires Officials

A play for the Athens Festival portraying Athanasios Diakos, a hero of the War of Independence who was impaled by the Turks, as a...

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