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Desecration of Jewish Graves in Greece Stuns Community (photos)

The Greek Jewish community has expressed anger and despair after a Jewish cemetery in Nikaia near Athens was vandalized on Friday. The head of the...

Greek Weather Goes Haywire as Barrage of Lightning Hits Athens (video)

The violent storm that hit Athens on Saturday night has been captured in a dramatic time-lapse video. The skies over the Greek capital lit up,...

It’s Chowtime at the Athens Street Food Festival

Athens Street Food Festival roared into life on Friday, promising thousands of visitors the chance to take part in Greece's biggest and most glamorous gastronomy...

Exarchia Turning into a Ghetto, Claim Furious Athenians

Hundreds of residents of the central Athenian neighborhood of Exarchia have called on the Greek prosecution service to intervene and put an end to...

Athens 4.1 Magnitude Earthquake ‘No Cause for Concern’

Scientists say that the earthquake that shook Greece on Tuesday night and was felt in Athens is not cause for concern. "Τhe earthquake is not...

Athens Announces Reduced Transport Ahead of May Day Rallies

Disruption is expected in Athens tomorrow as labor activists stage rallies and demonstrations to mark May 1, International Workers' Day. A rally by two large...

Greek Priest Wins 4-Day Endurance Race (photos)

A Greek priest who ran in a punishing 90-hour race while wearing full religious garb has helped raise thousands for charity. Pater Theodoros from a...

Athens Takes Over as World Book Capital for 2018

(Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos addresses the event: Photo Marios Lolos/Xinhua) Athens was honored on World Book Day on Monday taking over as World Book Capital...

Athens Keeps Schools Open for Locals and Refugees

An initiative by the City of Athens to keep schools open after class for Greeks and refugees alike has won acclaim by the Council...

African Dust Clouds Return to Athens

The atmosphere around Athens on Sunday was full of dust blown from North Africa, leaving the skies over Attica cloudy and visibility limited. Dust clouds...
Port of Chania, blurred by the African dust.

Dust Clouds Returning to Greece, Scientists Warn

Greece's meteorologists are warning of a return of the wind-borne Saharan dust which blanketed many parts of the country last month. The Athens National Observatory's...

Athens: Greece’s Easter Monday Ghost Town

Greek Easter is about the only week-long religious event which can both fill the streets of a European capital to bursting point and also...

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