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“Man, the Ruler of Two Planets”: How Greece Hailed the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The mesmerizing television coverage of the Apollo 11 Moon landing 50 years ago was watched by thousands of Greeks who gathered in several central...

Heavily-Armed Police Deployed in Greek Tourist Spots

Heavily-armed police officers are being stationed at key points around Athens, notably busy tourist spots, beginning on Thursday, in a bid to increase security...
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Chilling Video Emerges of U.S. Scientist’s Killer Touring Murder Scene

Greek authorities have identified a suspect accused of the brutal killing and rape of American scientist Suzanne Eaton. Yiannis Paraskakis, 27, was identified by...

FaceApp Craze Sweeps Across Greece Despite Privacy Warnings

"FaceApp," a mobile application for iOS and Android which automatically generates highly realistic transformations of faces in photographs, has swept Greek social media over...

Twelve Israelis Held in Cyprus Over Alleged Gang Rape of British Tourist

Twelve Israeli tourists were arrested at the popular Cyprus resort of Ayia Napa on Wednesday after a British woman said that she had been...

Man Charged with Murder of Greek Rapper Testifies in Court

The man charged with the 2013 murder of rap singer Pavlos Fyssas testified on Thursday before a criminal appeals court in Athens. Giorgos Roupakias, a member...

Turkey Sends Third Drillship Off Cyprus (video)

Turkey will send a fourth ship to the eastern Mediterranean to conduct seismic research for oil and gas around Cyprus, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez...

Greek Parliament Elects Konstantinos Tasoulas as New Chamber President

Greek deputies elected on Thursday New Democracy's (ND) Konstantinos Tasoulas as new parliament president. Tasoulas, a veteran MP representing the district of Ioannina, was elected...
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Passengers Miraculously Unhurt After Small Plane Crashes in Northern Greece (video)

A small plane crushed near Grevena, northern Greece, on Thursday, as it attempted an emergency landing due to engine failure. The pilot was slightly injured...

Animal Rights Activist Claims Brutal Attack While Filming “Donkey Abuse” in Santorini

A South African animal welfare activist claimed on Wednesday that he was brutally assaulted and threatened with death while filming the alleged abuse of...
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Weather System ”Antinoos” Hits Greece Causing Floods (video)

A new round of summer storms have slammed into Greece since Tuesday, causing floods in central Greece and the Peloponnesian Peninsula. This most recent weather...

Cyprus Rejects Turkish Proposal for Joint Committee on Gas Drilling

Cyprus on Tuesday rejected a proposal by the authorities in the occupied part of the island to establish a cooperative mechanism to address sharing...

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