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New Fines for Employers who Hire Undeclared Labor

Greece's Labor Ministry is collaborating with the Labor Inspection Squad to impose new fines for undeclared labor. The revisions to the laws are being put...

Ongoing Railway Workers’ Strike Starting on Tuesday

Repeated three-hour work stoppages by railway staff on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are expected to seriously disrupt rail services throughout the country during the...

Greece Central Bank Chief Pushes for Bailout Overhaul

According to the Financial Times, Yannis Stournaras, the bank governor of Greece's central bank has called for “a new deal” to help the country cope...

The Results are in: 2,683 Beachfront Hotels to Choose from in Greece!

You already knew that Greece is a top destination for beach lovers to relax and unwind on the sunny beaches of the islands. But...

Athens Stock Exchange Falls as Fear and Uncertainty Grows Over Austerity Measures and Brexit

The Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) has been on a rollercoaster ride. On Monday the ASE fell by 3 percent points. This is following a turbulent week, when on Friday the ASE...

Distress Signal from Vessel in South Mediterranean, Greek Coast Guard Launches Rescue Operation

According to the Greek Shipping Ministry, the Greek Coast Guard has launched a rescue operation for a vessel with about 200 migrants on board which...

Greece Stands with Orlando, Condemns Terror Attack on LGBT Community

The shooting which occurred in Orlando Florida over the weekend has touched the hearts of people all around the world. Monday, the Greek Foreign Minister...

The Original Names of the City Athens and Their History

The origin of how one of the oldest cities in the world, Athens, attained its current name is a complicated story. Although few people are...

Nisyros Island a Moonscaped Aegean Hideaway!

Nisyros is a magical gem located in the Aegean. The island is part of the Dodecanese group of islands, situated between Kos and Tilos...

Greek State Worker’s Protest Against Privatization Sale of Ports Continues

This Friday in Athens dozens of protestors blocked the entrance to Greece's privatization agency in protest to the sale of the country's two biggest...

German Lawmakers Vote in Favor of Paying the Next Portion of Rescue Funds to...

This Friday German Parliament's budget committee voted in favor of paying the next portion of aid due to reach Greece as a part of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM)...

The Weirdest Greek Superstitions!

There are so many quirky and even down right weird superstitions that Greeks believe. Of course, they do vary quite a bit from one village...

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