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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...

No Bidders for Athens Ledra Hotel, Second Auction to Take Place in September

 No bidders came forward on Wednesday for the auction of the Athens Ledra Hotel, causing the auction to be postponed until September. The hotel, a...

The Most Local Tour of Athens You ‘ll Find on The Web

Stop being a tourist – start becoming an explorer! Here's an account of a real local tour of Greece's capital, Athens.

Athens Democracy Forum to Bring Together Business Leaders, Leading Economists and Academics

The Athens Democracy Forum being organized by The New York Times is set to bring together some of the most prominent speakers that are...

Urban Guerrilla Group Claims Responsibility for Last Month’s Execution-style Murder of Drug Dealer ‘Habibi’...

On Saturday a newly formed group calling itself Armed Militia Groups claimed responsibility for last month's execution-style murder of an Arab drug dealer in the...

Shabab Web Radio in Athens Caters to Migrants and Refugees

Shabab in Arabic means friends. Along these lines, Shabab web radio, based in Athens, caters to refugees and migrants who live or are stranded...

Greece is European Champion in Deaf Women’s Basketball

Greece is the European Champion in Deaf Women's Basketball after beating Lithuania 52-41 in the final that took place at Nick Galis Hall in Athens. The...

Athens Hailstorm Helps Firefighters Battling Flames at Dervenohoria

  A hailstorm in Athens on Tuesday gave hope to firemen battling at two fronts to keep the fire at Dervenohoria, northwest of Athens, under control....

Stavros Niarchos New Cultural Center Opens With Edgy Free Events

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) was first conceived in 2006 and took eight years to design and build. Ten years since its...