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The Fortune-Telling and Fire-Jumping Customs of Klidonas [pics]

One of the most interesting customs of Greece is that of Klidonas, a tradition with ancient roots, that takes place on the feast day...

Elder Paisios Predicted the Brexit 20 Years Ago

Elder Paisios, a Greek saint that is the Nostradamus of Greece, was canonized last year. The well-known monk of Mount Athos was considered a...

British Holidaymakers to Greece Suffer From Brexit Backlash

British tourists claimed they were being refused cash withdrawals and exchanges following the Brexit win. No sooner was the vote announced that fund access...

Athens Stock Exchange Plunges 15% After Brexit Announcement

The Athens stock exchange plunged 15% after the announcement of the British referendum results in favor of the Brexit on Friday morning. Greece's bourse followed...

Tsipras Meets Main Rival But Mitsotakis Disagrees With Changing Electoral Law

Main opposition New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that the conservative party would not participate in the discussion on changing the...

ECB Reinstates Waiver for Greek State Bonds

The European Central Bank has decided to reinstate the waiver to allow Greek state bonds to be used as collateral in ECB lending, thus...

ESM President Urges Greece to Take Ownership of Required Reforms

Greece needs to take ownership of the bailout program because delays of the progress review took a toll on the country's economy, said European...

EC to Freeze NSRF Funding for Greece After Tendering Manipulation

The European Commission is considering a freeze to funding from the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) for Greek programs from 2014-2020 after an investigation...

ESM Announces Release of 7.5 Bln Euros for Greece

The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) has disbursed the 7.5-billion-euro installment of its loan to Greece, the body announced on its Twitter account on Tuesday...

Second Firefighter Dead in Cyprus Raging Blaze

A second firefighter lost his life during the blaze that is ravaging the area near the villages of Spilia, Kannavia and Hagia Irene in...

Sailing Theater Troupe Tour Reaches Greece, Performs at Refugee Camp on Lesvos

Italian director Michele Losi, helped initiate a European Union-sponsored theater endeavor, to have a theater troupe sailing the Mediterranean, performing in various countries. Most recently they...

UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-moon: Lesvos is the Island of Peace

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited on Saturday the island of Lesvos and "met with refugees from countries that have suffered very much," as he...