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Debt-Ridden Greece to Spend $2.4bn Upgrading its F-16 Fighter Jet Fleet

The United States has approved the possible sale of more than 120 upgrade kits from Lockheed Martin to the Greeks for their F-16 fighter...

Greece to Play Against Croatia in 2018 FIFA World Cup Playoffs

It was neither the best, nor the worst scenario for Greece in the FIFA 2018 World Cup playoffs draw in Zurich. The Greek national...

Clues of Early Cycladic Life on Islet of Thirassia, Santorini (photos)

Greek archaeologists have continued their excavations at a prehistoric settlement on Thirassia; a small island of Santorini. The settlement; discovered only a few years ago, is...

Despite New Gender Law, Mount Athos Monks Vow to Uphold Female Visitors Ban

Orthodox monks on Greece's Mount Athos have vowed to uphold their centuries-old ban on all female visitors, after a new government-sponsored gender identity law...

Outcry in Greece as Preschoolers Show Off their Painting Skills on Horse (photos)

Animal rights groups have threatened to sue a kindergarten in Thessaloniki for making small kids paint on the body of a white horse. The incident...

Governor of Bank of Greece Calls for Swift Conclusion of Bailout Review

The Greek government and foreign lenders must intensify efforts to swiftly conclude a review of the country's compliance with fiscal targets and reforms under...

Robbers With Kalashnikov Rifles Foiled in Southern Athens

Two gunmen were foiled in their attempt to rob a haberdashery store in Palaio Faliro, south of Athens, when one of the suspects was...

Official Data Shows Greece Still in Recession in 2016

Greece's economy performed worse than the country's official creditors were expecting as it decreased by 0.2 percent last year, according to official data from...

Dutch Scientists Say that Epidaurus Theatre Legendary Acoustics are a Myth (video)

Dutch researchers say the acoustics of the theatre at Epidaurus are not as dazzling as they have been hailed. Dating from the fourth century BC,...

Opposition Leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis Congratulates Austria’s Kurz for Election Win

On Monday, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis congratulated Sebastian Kurz; the winner of the Austrian elections that took place on Sunday, saying that he was...

Greek Justice Minister Criticizes Court Decision to Keep Irianna in Jail

Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis criticized a decision by an Athens Appeals Court on Monday, to reject the application of 29-year-old Irianna and her 33-year-old co-defendant...

Former First Lady of France Carla Bruni Launches World Tour in Athens

Carla Bruni will be in Athens on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 October, for two concerts at the Pallas Theatre to promote her album...

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