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Greece Rejects Fur Farmers’ Bid to Join Cultural Heritage List

Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sports has rejected a proposal by the Greek fur industry to include its products in a list of unique...

Greek Archaeologists Unearth Exciting Find in Cyprus’ Troodos Mountains

Greek researchers have made an exciting discovery of Neolithic objects in the Troodos mountains of Cyprus. A team from the history and archaeology department of the...

Turkish Fighter Jets Violate Greek Airspace 56 Times in a Single Day

Turkish fighter jets violated Greek airspace over the Aegean 56 times on Tuesday, making such incidents an almost daily phenomenon. According to the Greek Ministry...

Anarchists Threaten Greek Opposition Leader

A suspected leading member of the self-styled Rouvikonas anarchist group has issued a threat against the leader of Greece's main opposition party, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. In a Facebook...

Greeks Have the World’s 6th Most Powerful Passport

The Greek passport remains the 6th most-powerful travel document in the world amid an annual global ranking of the Henley Passport Index. This index measures...

US Aircraft Carrier Harry S. Truman Docks at Souda, Crete (video)

A massive U.S. aircraft carrier -- the USS Harry S. Truman -- has arrived at an American naval base in Souda Bay, Crete where...

Greece Remembers Hero Pilot Who Died Defending Country’s Skies

It was 12 years ago today that the name of Konstantinos Iliakis joined those of Greek military personnel over the years who fell in...

Sikinos First Greek Island to Say No to Plastic Straws

The Municipality of Sikinos, along with the Sea Change ecology organization and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, will be banishing the use of plastic straws...

Eurozone to Move on Greek Debt With or Without IMF: Reports

IMF agreement will not be necessary for a June 21 meeting of eurozone ministers to back Greek debt-repayment measures, it was claimed on Tuesday. Media...

Erdogan Blames Cypriot Government for Stalled Talks

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed the Cypriot government for mothballed peace talks on the divided island. Erdogan, who was addressing a Ramadan fast-breaking...

Turkey Rejects Third Request for Release of 2 Greek Soldiers

Turkish authorities, on Tuesday, rejected yet another request from Greece for the release of the two Greek soldiers who have been jailed in Edirne...

Police Intervene as Refugees Brawl in Greek Mainland Hotspot

Violence erupted on Tuesday at a refugee camp on the Greek mainland identified earlier this month by a government minister as one of the...

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