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More Airlines Stop Direct Flights to Greece

One by one, foreign airlines are ceasing their direct flights to Greece and vice versa, realizing these itineraries are unprofitable. Athens has, during the past two years, lost...

European Parliament President Visits Greece

European Parliament President Martin Schulz visited Athens to meet with political figures of the country. Schulz planned to visit the Greek capital May 13-14 but...

Despite London-like Rain, Athens Hands Olympic Flame Over to UK

Despite the rainy weather, thousands of Athens' residents gathered at Panathenaiko Stadium on May 18 to celebrate the  handing over of the Olympic flame...

Samaras Makes Last Pitch to Voters

The head of Greece's conservatives said Thursday his party aimed to win enough votes in Sunday's election to govern alone with a "strong mandate,"...

Sounion, Athens: Panoramic Photograph Shot All Throughout the Day and Night

Greek photographer Chris Kotsiopoulos had a brilliant idea. For us, it takes only about 30 seconds to have a look at the picture and...

Train Hits Car Trapped on Lines, 4 Dead

Greek authorities say a train has smashed into a car trapped on rails near Athens, killing two elderly motorists and two men who were...

IMF Spokesman Offers Condolences Over Greek Pharmacist’s Suicide

The IMF has sent its official condolences over the suicide of the 77-year-old retired pharmacist on Wednesday in Athens. The tragic loss of the desperate...

Downtown Athens Historic Shops Shut Down One After the Other

Shops in downtown Athens that have been open for many decades are now kneeling under the burden of the economic crisis. More and more historic...

Unprecedented Security for Independence Day Military Parade in Athens

Thousands of police cordoned off streets across central Athens on Sunday as a military parade to mark Independence Day was held under unprecedented security...

Dozens Line Up Every Week in Athens to Apply for Asylum

Every week more than 100 people, including a few women and children, wait for hours overnight outside a police building in Athens, hoping to...

Greek Oil Tanker Sinks Off Piraeus; Captain Dead

A tanker sank en route from Piraeus to Eleusina on Monday around 10.30 a.m. The captain was found dead by rescuers 3 hours later...

Athens in Flames: Historic Cinemas, Cafes, Shops and Banks On Fire

 Historic cinemas, cafes, shops and banks went up in flames in central Athens on Sunday as black-masked protesters fought Greek police outside parliament, while...

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