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Greek Police Arrest 22 Protesters Staging Sit-in at Hellenic American Union

Greek Police arrested 22 anarchists who staged a sit-in at the Hellenic American Union in central Athens early Monday morning. At 8 am on Monday, the...

Central Athens Closed to Traffic on Sunday for ‘8th Greece Race for the Cure’

Traffic police on Thursday announced that a series of roads in central Athens will be closed to traffic this Sunday, for the 8th Greece...

North Wall of the Acropolis to Receive Facelift

Greece's Central Archaeological Council has approved a proposal for restoring sections of the north wall surrounding the Athens Acropolis, which is in need repairs...

Artists and Volunteers Wanted for the 4th Little Paris of Athens

The 4th Little Paris of Athens is a multi-aspect festival of artistic expression taking place from October 6 to October 16 on French named...

Athens Named World Book Capital for 2018 by UNESCO

In a statement released on Wednesday, Irina Bokova, UNESCO's director, announced that Athens is the World Book Capital for 2018. The honor of being named...

Μother and Son Die in Apartment Fire in Athens

A mother and her son were found dead in their blazing apartment by men of the Athens Fire Department early Thursday morning in the...

EU-Mediterranean Summit Ends With Pledge for Unity to Combat Xenophobia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras played host to the EU's southern member states on Friday. "Regardless of our ideological backgrounds, what unites us are...

Athenian City Satisfaction Notes Highest EU Increase, but Still Lags Behind

Eurostat, the EU statistics agency, studied urban areas across the EU and found that three-quarters of the population live in cities. Viewed as both...

Meeting of Southern European Countries in Athens on Friday

The leaders of France, Cyprus, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Malta will meet on Friday September 9, in Athens, on the initiative of Greek Prime...

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 an attacker 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...

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