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Mitsotakis: Government Is Incapable of Guaranteeing Law and Order

New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis criticized the government on Tuesday for its inability to guarantee the safety of Greek citizens, following an attack...

Chief of Athens Traffic Police Violently Beaten After Protest Rally

Chief of Athens Traffic Police Giorgos Diamantopoulios was violently beaten by hooded men on Monday night after a protest rally in the capital's center. The...

Safety Concerns Rise as Businesses Closing in Athens Center Leaves Immigrants Unemployed

According to recent data released by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the city center of Athens has seen an increase in businesses closing...

Is the 180 Year Wait for an Official Mosque in Athens Finally Over?

It has only taken some 180 years for Athens to finally be on the verge of getting its first official mosque as plans 10...

Greece Begins Hearing Claims of 8 Turkish Asylum Seekers

The hearings for the asylum claim of the eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece after the failed coup attempt in Turkey began...

Athens 3rd Most Expensive Capital to Park in Europe

Athens is the third most expensive capital in Europe in regards to car parking, coming after Stockholm and London, according to a survey conducted...

Young Couple Has Surprise Wedding on Flight to Greece

When Nathaly Eiche, a young Esthonian model boarded an Austrian Airlines flight from Vienna to Athens she had no idea about the surprise that...

Athens Mayor Calls on Gov’t to Empty Squats Used for Housing Migrants

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis sent a letter to Citizen Protection and Migration Policy Ministers Nikos Toskas and Yannis Mouzalas asking for the evacuation of...

Greek Police Dismantle Illegal Electronic Betting Ring

Hellenic Police have arrested 128 people who were involved in an illegal electronic betting ring, seizing computers, intercol systems and over 150,000 euros in...

Municipal Councilors to Give Exarchia a Makeover: ‘We cannot allow there to be a...

The neighborhood of Exarchia in the center of Athens is known for its unique shops, free-spirited atmosphere and unfortunately for violence and drugs as...

Trip2Athens, New Webportal Is Athens Official Electronic City Guide

The new webportal trip2athens.com was launched as the official electronic city guide for the Greek capital on Tuesday, with hopes that it will become...

Violence in Exarchia, Kiosk Swallowed in Flames

Exarchia, a central suburb of Athens known as being a cesspool of anarchy, was once again gripped by violence shortly after midnight on Saturday...