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Greece Mulls Fighter Upgrade, French Frigate Lease

The upgrading of 85 Greek Air Force F-16 fighter jets and the hiring of two frigates from France were discussed at the meeting of...

PAOK Lose Appeal, AEK Take Greek Title (video)

AEK are Greek champions after PAOK lost an appeal over a points deduction which came after their president stormed onto the pitch with a...

Dozens Injured, Scores Arrested in Lesvos Migrant Clashes

Greek authorities say that up to 30 people were injured during overnight clashes between migrants and angry locals, identified my some reports as being...

Aerial Acrobats Red Arrow Land in Greece

The Red Arrows, the aerobatics display team of the UK's Royal Air Force, has arrived in the Greek base of Tanagra , about 35...

Greek PM Tsipras Vows ‘Clean Exit’ from Bailout; Dismisses Trade-Off with Turkey

Greece's PM Alexis Tsipras reiterated Monday that the country will make a "clean exit" from the bailout era and the strict supervision of its...

Greece Outperforms Primary Surplus Target for Third Year in a Row

Greece has recorded a primary surplus of 4.0 percent of GDP, or 7.080 billion euros, in 2017, according to data released on Monday by...

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...

Greek Power Union Launches Strikes Against Privatizations

The union representing workers at the state-run Public Power Corporation (PPC) has started what it says will be rolling 48-hour strikes against government plans...

Konstantinos Karamanlis: His Contribution to the Modernization of Greece

When King Paul entrusted Konstantinos Karamanlis to form a government on October 5, 1955 after the death of prime minister Alexandros Papagos, one of...

Happy Name Day, George! Here are a Few Things You May Not Know about...

George or Giorgos or Georgios (Γιώργος ή Γεώργιος) is the most popular Greek male name, and the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates Saint George on...
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The World’s Oldest Living Olive Tree Is on Crete (video)

Scientists estimate that the olive tree has been in the village of Ano Vouves in Chania for more than 3000 years.

Extreme Right-Wing Group Attack Migrants on Lesvos (video)

Violent clashes between a Greek far-right group, riot police and migrants raged almost all night in the town of Mytilene on Lesvos on Sunday night,...

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