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British-French Couple Stuck on Crete for More than Three Months

A British national and his French wife have been stuck on the Greek island of Crete since late February after ferry services between Greece...

Greece Vows 30 Percent of Cars Will be Electric by 2030

The Greek government announced ambitious plans on Friday to subsidize the purchase of new electric cars, vowing that by 2030, thirty percent of all...

Coronavirus-Infected Passengers “Tested Negative” Before Flying to Athens

Qatar Airways claimed on Thursday that twelve passengers who tested positive for COVID-19 after landing in Athens on Monday had been healthy when they...

Greece Conducts Mass Coronavirus Testing in 30 Regions

Greece's health authorities reported 15 new cases of coronavirus and one death on Thursday as mobile units completed 1,000 sample-collection missions in thirty regions...

Popular Greek Performer Haris Alexiou Ends Singing Odyssey

Haris Alexiou, who has been one of the most popular singers in Greece since the 1970s, announced on Thursday that she will no longer...

Greece Seeks EU Support Over Turkish Claims on its Sovereignty

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has sent letters to top European Union officials in protest over Turkey’s most recent activities in the Eastern Mediterranean...
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Protesters Clash With Police at Black Lives Matter March in Athens

Greek police threw tear gas to disperse a crowd of demonstrators who hurled firebombs in a march toward the U.S. Embassy compound in Athens...
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The Island of Sifnos, Unassuming Gem of the Western Cyclades

Sifnos, one of the islands of the Western Cyclades, is a balance of beautiful beaches, nightlife, pristine white villages, low-impact tourism -- and perhaps...
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Bear Family Gobbles Fruit, Washes it Down with Ouzo on Greek Farm

A mother bear and her three cubs broke into a farm in Metsovo, northern Greece, and after they gobbled up all the fruit they...

Six Out of Ten Greek Businesses in Liquidity Crisis After Lockdown

Six out of 10 businesses face liquidity issues, with only enough cash reserves to continue operating for less than six months -- while three...
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Former First Lady of Greece Amalia Megapanou Dies at 91

Amalia Megapanou, the former wife of the late Greek statesman Konstantinos Karamanlis, has died at 91 years of age. Born in Athens in 1929, she...

Turkey Defies Warning, Insists on Drilling in Greek Waters

Turkey has defied Greece's warning to cancel its planned drilling for hydrocarbons in the Mediterranean, close to Greek islands, claiming that exploration will take...

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