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FYROM Ratifies ‘North Macedonia’ Deal with Greece Amid Opposition Boycott

Lawmakers in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Wednesday ratified the name deal with Greece in a first-step vote which was boycotted...

Sculptor Working with Refugees in Greece Draws on Ireland’s Painful Past

An influential Irish sculptor whose creations have been inspired by his country's traumatic experience of famine and forced emigration was in Greece this week,...

Greece Joins Club of Poorest EU Nations (graph)

Greece's GDP per capita was just 67 percent of the European average in 2017, one percentage point lower than in 2016, placing the country...

Thomas Cook to Invest €150M in Greek Tourism in 2018

Thomas Cook, one of the world's biggest tour operators, has pledged to invest around €150 million ($173 million) in the Greek tourism sector this...

Greece’s Lesvos Marks World Refugee Day with Concerts by Refugee Children

The island of Lesvos, currently home to almost 10,000 asylum-seekers, will mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, June 20 with a series of three...

Greek Actors Voice Characters of Ancient Greece in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Ubisoft Quebec, the studio behind the popular Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is ensuring the authenticity of ancient Greek in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey by casting as...

English Novelist Anthony Horowitz Discovers ‘Most Magical’ Greek Island

English author Anthony Horowitz set off to discover if the charming Greek island Spetses, lives up to its reputation of being an exceptional and magical...

Ancient Theatre of Aptera to Reopen with Performance of Homer’s Odyssey

After some 17 centuries of silence at the Ancient Theatre of Aptera in Chania, Crete, the stage will once again be graced by actors...

‘Vital Week’ for Greek Economy Lies Ahead, Says EU’s Moscovici

As Greece prepares for a critical eurozone finance ministers' meeting on Thursday, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici has said a "vital...

Name Deal Must Protect Greece’s Macedonian Brands, Says Business Leader

Following the Greece/FYROM deal, commercial names, trademarks and brand names referring to 'Macedonia' must be exclusively Greek, a leading businessman has said. The head of the Union...

Turkish Judges Again Refuse Release for Greek Soldiers

Sgt. Dimitris Kouklatzis and Lt. Angelos Mitretodis will stay in a Turkish prison after a court in Edirne (Adrianopolis) turned down a fourth request...

Greek Anarchist Fighting ISIS in Syria Speaks Out (video)

A Greek anarchist, a member of the Rouvikonas (Rubicon) group, who traveled to Syria to fight the Islamic State terror group (ISIS) has spoken...

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