Greek News Timeline: Greece Live

One of the nicest things about the summer months is that the city actually quiets down as many Athenians head for their villages. Those left behind find parking spaces available and a lazy feeling takes over with the warm summer...
Olympiacos won the Greek Basketball League title after beating Panathinaikos 82-81 at a match that was decided in the last 2 seconds of the second overtime period on Monday at Olympic Athletic Center of Athens, Panathinaikos' home. This is the second...
Athens Pride has announced that the 2016 Athens Pride Festival will take place on Saturday, June 11, at Klafthmonos Square in downtown Athens. The mission of Athens Pride is to create awareness and provide a platform to LGBT individuals residing in Greece...
The Dockworkers' Union has decided to continue their ongoing 48-hour strikes that they have decided since last Thursday and are calling all dockworkers to participate in the demonstration on May 31st at 10 a.m. in Kafthmonos Square. As the dock workers...
"Meeting the Odyssey", a social and artistic initiative that began in 2012, has sailed from the Baltic to the Mediterranean Sea each summer since then. Already, 350 artists from across the globe have joined in on 110 performances to...
NBA stars Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks, offered a spectacular street-ball game in Athens on Sunday, commemorating the "Antetokounbros Streetball Event". Organized by eurohoops.net, the "Anterokounbros Streetball Event" took place in an...
The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released its seasonally adjusted data that shows a shrinkage in the Greek GDP by 1.4 percent in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the same period in the previous year and a decrease...
The Greek Ministry of Education and UNICEF are working together to help refugee children stranded in Greece complete their education. UNICEF Central and Eastern Europe Regional Director Marie-Pierre Poirier ended her four-day visit to Greece on Saturday. She came to...
Pop Idol Ariana Grande, aged 23, vacationed on the isle of Mykonos. She filled her Instagram account with pictures and videos of Greece. Upon arrival following a concert in Portugal, one of her dancers posted a video that was quickly...
Three million refugees in Turkey wait to cross to Europe, mainly through Greece, said European Commissioner for migration Dimitris Avramopoulos on Monday. The commissioner had a meeting with President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Athens. He warned that...
A Syrian refugee has been hospitalized after being stabbed in the thigh during a quarrel at the Polykastro refugee camp near Thessaloniki. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon, when during an argument with a group of migrants - who are thought to...
About 280 thousand Cypriots dwell in cities, 113 in towns and suburban areas and 124 thousand in the rural areas of the country, accounting for 54%, 22% and 24% respectively, according to a Eurostat data release, on the occasion...
  German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble expressed optimism on Monday regarding Greece's economic future following last week's deal with creditors to unlock its next tranche disbursement. Addressing a conference on the sustainability of Germany's fiscal condition, Schaeuble said that while the...
The next loan tranche to Greece is at risk of delay since there are issues pending regarding the completion of the first bailout program review. Euro zone technocrats identified issues that have not been addressed yet by Athens after a...
Usually summer tourists from FYROM and Serbia cross the FYROM-Greece border with trunk loads of food in order to save money during their Grecian holidays. This summer will be different for these scores of visitors who typically pack away coolers filled...