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No Metro in Athens on Tuesday Due to 24h Strike

Athens employees have declared a 24-hour strike next Tuesday in protest against the government's plans to include the fixed-rail transport operator STASY in the...

Sixteen Charged with Serious Offences Over Clashes in Exarchia

Sixteen people arrested during clashes with police in the Athens district of Exarchia were led before a public prosecutor on Saturday, to be charged...

Spectacular Time Lapse Video of Lightning Barrage in Athens

An intense storm; accompanied with hail in the city centre, hit Athens late on Thursday evening causing chaos on the roads. The storm was also...

New Storms Hit Athens and Flooded Areas of Attica

The weather system that claimed at least 15 lives in Attica on Wednesday struck again in Athens on Thursday. Roads in several parts of the...

Four-Wheel Motorcyclists Protest in Athens against Traffic Ban (photos)

Hundreds of four-wheel motorcyclists drove through the streets of Athens to protest against the changes of the Road Traffic Code, which bans all-terrain vehicles...

Thousands Follow the Footsteps of Pheidippides in Athens Authentic Marathon

The 35th Authentic Marathon is taking place in Greece bringing together more than 51,000 runners from Greece and around the world, who are participating...

18,500 Runners from 101 Countries to Run Authentic Greek Marathon

Over 18,500 runners from 101 different countries will participate at the 35th annual Authentic Marathon, which will take place in Athens on the 12th...

“Standout Travel Performers in 2017”: Herakleion (Crete) and Athens

Greek destinations Herakleion and Athens are “standout performers in 2017”, according to research for World Travel Market London – the leading global event for...

Two Treasures from Shanghai Museum exhibited at Athens Acropolis Museum

Two treasures from Shanghai Museum were put on display on Friday at the Athens Acropolis Museum for an exhibition which will be on display...

Chinese Investor Buys 100 Apartments in Athens’s Exarchia

A Chinese investor has bought 100 apartments in the Exarchia area, a Kathimerini newspaper report says. According to the report, the Chinese man made use...

Notorious Fake Taxi of Porn Hunts for Volunteers in Athens

A different kind of taxi, a grey vehicle with UK plates, has been spotted in the streets of central Athens over the last few...

Angry Street Art is Making Athens Hip, Says the Economist

The British magazine Economist says that anti-austerity artists are impressing the tourists in Athens with their imaginative street art and graffiti on buildings. Much of the...

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