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Greek Mustache Awards: We Went to a Facial Hair Competition in Greece [video]

Watch our short documentary: men from far and wide competed in the best mustache competition at Gortynia in the Peloponnese, Greece, and it was amusing!

Greek Shipowners Continue to Fly Greek Flags on Fleets Despite Obstacles

A number of Greek shipowners are supporting local shipping despite the economic crisis. Despite the more expensive price of bearing the Greek flag and...

Government Aims to Raise 2.65 bln Euros from this Year’s Property Tax

The unified property tax (ENFIA), which will be paid by 7 million citizens, will start being posted on the online TAXIS platform on August...

The Top Trendy Beach Restaurants on Mykonos

Want some advice on where to eat on your trip to Mykonos? The island has amazing restaurants all over, but what if you want to...

Green Cola: A Greek Success Story Becomes Popular in Germany

Green Cola appeared in the Greek market in 2012, at the peak of the economic crisis. Yet, only four years later, the sugar-free cola...

Eleni Manthou: Meet the Thessaloniki Candidate Who Got the Highest Grades for Medical School

Eleni Manthou, a Thessaloniki senior high school graduate, from Anatolia College came top of her class to enter Thessaloniki's Medical School gathering a score...

Greek Government ‘Surprised’ by EC Intervention on Supreme Court’s ELSTAT Probe

The European Commission wants the Greek government to take an official stand on press reports that the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) had rigged data...

Warm Reception for Greek Gold Olympic Medalist Katerina Stefanidi

Gold Medalist in women's pole vault, Katerina Stefanidi, arrived in Athens on Wednesday afternoon following her Olympic victory. Representatives of the Greek track and...

UNHCR Chief Wants Refugee Relocation Program to be Amped Up

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, met with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens on Wednesday to discuss the refugee flow...

Sklavenitis and Banks Bail Out Marinopoulos Supermarket Chain

Sklavenitis, a major Greek supermarket chain, has stepped in to throw a lifesaver to Marinopoulos after it filed for bankruptcy in June. Alpha Bank...

Refugee Creates Project ‘Drones for migrants’ to Help Save Migrants Crossing the Seas to...

Mehdi Salehi fled his native Afghanistan fifteen years ago to escape the Taliban and has now turned his attention to trying to help the...

Cyprus Negotiations at the Point of ‘No taboo’ Issues, Official Says

UNSG Special Envoy Espen Barth Eide has said that we are now in a phase at the Cyprus negotiations, that we can discuss everything. “Some...