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April 21, 1967: A Date Most Greeks Want to Forget

                                       (Makarezos, Pattakos, Papadopoulos) For the army...

Political Scandals in Greece Overshadow Significance of European Parliament Elections

Greece is almost one month away from the crucial European Parliament elections of 2019, yet both the government and opposition have turned the political...

Outcry Over Bill Seen as Restricting Public Use of Greek Beaches

The new proposed legislation on shoreline use brought up for debate in the Greek Parliament has triggered strong reactions from environmental groups and opposition...

Constant Meddling in University Admissions Undermines Education in Greece

The Greek university entry exams system has been an issue that torments students and parents for decades. In the past thirty years there have...

Novartis Case: The “Biggest Scandal in Modern Greece” or a Political Conspiracy?

The trade name Novartis has featured in Greek newspaper headlines for over a year now, almost as often as the controversial term "Macedonia." The story...

Geostrategic Powerplay Hinders Massive Chinese Investment in Greece

The decision recently taken by Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) to declare a large part of Piraeus a site of archaeological interest is putting...

How the Aphrodite of Milos Statue Shaped the Western Idea of Female Beauty

The statue of Aphrodite of Milos, which was discovered on April 8, 1820, changed western culture in the 19th century, creating a certain ambivalence...

First Modern Olympics are Held in Greece in April, 1896

On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, at the Panathenaic Stadium, with athletes from fourteen countries participating. Greek...

Father Kills 4-Year-Old Son then Commits Suicide

A 27-year-old man shot to death his 4-year-old son, then turned the hunting rifle to his head and killed himself in the Halandri suburb...

Centuries-old Traces of Mykonos Now Brought to Light

Remnants of Mykonos of centuries ago were revealed after excavations conducted by the  Ephorate of Antiquities of the Cyclades in collaboration with the Municipality...

New Democracy Leads 9.1% on Intention to Vote, New Poll says

Main opposition New Democracy leads the race on intention to vote in the national elections by 9.1 percentage points over SYRIZA, a new opinion...

Torrential Rains Cause Floods, Damages in Crete (video)

The torrential downpour on Saturday caused floods and damages in Crete, with the Sitia and Ierapetra areas suffering the most, as human lives were...

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