Greek News Timeline: Greece Live

Britain’s exit from the European Union will curve an already minimal appetite among member-states to push ahead with the relocation of refugees from Greece to other countries, Alternate Minister for Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas said in an interview with...
The Greek Men's National Water Polo Team picked up a bronze metal at Sunday's FINA World League Super Final's in China. The Greek team beat Italy 11-7 after they were down by 5 goals and finished third in this...
A video of a Greek reporter from private TV northern TV channel, Makedonia TV, has gone viral after the horse "fell madly in love" with the presenter. The Greek reporter tried to report on equestrian training but it was...
The Holy Synod, a council of Orthodox churches, that took place in Crete on June 20-26 ended with a declaration of unity. In its message, it states that the "key priority of the Council was to proclaim the unity of the Orthodox...
The Greek property market shows an improvement on the international index following the first quarter, according to the Global Property Guide. The study ranks Greece 39th out of 45 countries as prices were reduced by 5.3 percent on an...
An undercover investigation in Chania, Crete, ended with the arrest of five police officers who played a role in smuggling weapons and ammunition in frozen meat packaging. The officers, charged with participating in a conspiracy ring and arms smuggling,...
Raging fires burned out of control in Dervenohoria, on the border between Attica and Viotia, on Sunday. The forest fires, near Mount Parnitha, began at 22:40 and quickly spread as they were fanned by winds of 7 on the...
What the impact of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union this past Thursday will have on the Greek economy will have to be examined carefully, but there’s no issue of a Greek exit from the Union, Finance Minister...
The 5th Thessaloniki Pride Parade began shortly after 20:00 (local time) at the White Tower as a group of rainbow-colored participants flowed onto the streets of Ethniki Amynis, Tsimiski and Venizelou streets, passing through Nikis Avenue before reaching the...
A new petition on Greece has been launched on Avaaz.org, the global civic organization that promotes activism. The user, Nikolaos, is gathering signatures for the activation of article 44 of the Greek Constitution for a referendum on whether Greece...
A firefighting Canadair CL-215 fell while on duty, 1km north of the Titan cement factory on the border between the region of Attica and Viotia, central Greece. The pilots had to conduct an emergency landing on Sunday morning while...
Greek leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday said that the outcome of the British referendum was a "wakeup call for the sleepwalker who is heading towards the abyss." He blamed the Brexit on EU leaders rather than the...
Greece, a land of gods and nymphs, has a number of exquisitely beautiful places that appear to have come out of a fairy tale. Here are some of Greece's most haunting places that you won't believe actually exist. Melissani Cave,...
One of the most interesting customs of Greece is that of Klidonas, a tradition with ancient roots, that takes place on the feast day of Agios Ioannis (Saint John) on June 24. The feast includes jumping over fires, while...
Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said on Saturday that the Republic of Cyprus wants the status of EU citizens to continue to apply and be recognized within the Sovereign Base Areas (SBAs) on the island, adding that the Ministry of...