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Glorious Ancient Past of Thessaloniki Unearthed (photos)

Significant archaeological finds are being unearthed almost on a daily basis from the excavations for the Thessaloniki Metro. The findings highlighting the glorious ancient past...

Tourists from Turkey, Balkans Flood Thessaloniki for Carnival Weekend

Turkish and Balkan tourists flooded Thessaloniki for the last Carnival weekend, while at the same time trips to Turkey from Greeks resumed reluctantly. A slight...

Thessaloniki Displays Rare 17th-Century Aegean Maps (photos)

An exhibition of a previously unseen map collection of the Aegean archipelago has opened in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. The rare 333-year-old maps...

Thessaloniki Mayor: We Should Change Name of ‘Macedonia’ Airport

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris has suggested that the city airport should no longer be called "Macedonia" because foreign visitors might confuse it with the...

Car Chase Leads Greek Police to Arrest of Migrant Smuggler

Hellenic Police on Saturday arrested a man smuggling migrants after a car chase, as the man refused to stop on a routine road block...

Thessaloniki Subway Excavations Bring to Light Amazing Antiquities (video)

A trove of antiquities has been unearthed as the excavations for the Thessaloniki metro system continue, with recent discoveries of Christian period building remnants. The...

Engineer Sends Greek Bagel into Space (video)

A Greek engineer made the first known attempt to send a koulouri, the famous Thessaloniki round bread, into space. Thanasis Foukis attached the koulouri to...

Greek Farmers’ Convoy Rolls Into Thessaloniki (video)

Dozens of angry farmers drove their tractors into the center of Thessaloniki on Thursday, furious over austerity policies they claim threaten their livelihood. Thursday's action...

Greek, Israeli Leaders Lay First Stone of Thessaloniki Holocaust Museum

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and visiting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin laid the foundation stone for a Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki on Tuesday. "Thessaloniki’s Holocaust...

‘Macedonia’ Saga Pushing Tsipras to Find New Partners?

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia name dispute has created a big headache for Alexis Tsipras and his party. Initially, the Greek prime minister tried...

Israeli President to Visit Vandalized Holocaust Statue in Thessaloniki

Israeli media reported on Sunday that the country's president, Reuven Rivlin, asked that his itinerary for this week's state visit to Greece be changed...

Greece Says Holocaust Museum Will Help ‘Redress’ Injustices

Greece on Saturday said a planned Holocaust museum in Thessaloniki, scene of thousands of Nazi deportations during WWII, would be part of efforts to...

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