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Migrants Rescued from Fire at Refugee Camp in Thessaloniki

Authorities in Thessaloniki are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out Saturday at a migrant reception center near the Thessaloniki Port Authority. Twelve...

Dangerous ‘Legal Drugs’ Sold in Convenience Stores in Greece

"Legal drugs," as they are known worldwide, have appeared for sale in convenience stores in Thessaloniki, according to an Eleftheros Typos newspaper report. The new...

Sexual Assaults on Children at Refugee Camps in Greece, says British Report

Refugee children as young as seven years old have been sexually assaulted in official European refugee camps in Greece, an Observer report says. Human rights...

700 Migrants to Be Housed in Abandoned Factory

The number of refugees arriving in Greece from the Middle East is constantly growing, however, the dire economic situation of the country is not...

Take a Pokemon Go Tour in Thessaloniki

When you are visiting Thessaloniki northern Greece, why not join in a Pokemon Go group sightseeing tour? A travel agency in Thessaloniki saw the intense...

New Phone App Offers Coffee Cup Reading, Greek Style

A new smart phone application is offering Greeks the opportunity to have their coffee cup read online, adding another entry to the Greek entrepreneurship...

TIF: Dancing Its Way into the Guinness Book of World Records

The organizing team of the Thessaloniki International Fair is planning on achieving a Guinness World Record for the largest Pontic “Omal” dance in both...

Protesters Cleared After Storming in Thessaloniki Cathedral

Twenty six protesters, who were arrested in Thessaloniki after storming in the Thessaloniki Cathedral and disrupting the liturgy, were cleared on Monday, August 1....

British ForMin Boris Johnson Travels to Thessaloniki With Family

British Foreign Minister and former London mayor Boris Johnson arrived in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Friday afternoon, along with his family....

SYRIZA vs SYRIZA on Issue of Occupation of Vacant Buildings

The evacuation of three Thessaloniki buildings that had been occupied by anarchists has caused a reaction within the SYRIZA ruling party that in turn...

Anarchists Occupy SYRIZA Government Offices in Thessaloniki

Anarchists staged a sit-in at the offices of the ruling Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) party in Thessaloniki, in northern Greece. The protest was in reaction to a...

Pro-Migrant Protesters Clash with Police in Northern Greece (video)

Pro-migrant protesters demanded the Greek-Turkish border in the Greek town of Kastanies be opened and clashed with police as they rallied against the fence for...