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New Greek Parliament Sworn in After Elections

Greece's parliament was sworn in Wednesday after the July 7 elections that saw a broad conservative victory end over four years of leftist rule. Six...

Jewish Communities Welcome Greek Minister’s Denunciation of Neo-Nazi Past

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece expressed appreciation for the denunciation by Agricultural Development & Food Minister Makis Voridis of his neo-Nazi...

Greece’s Highest Court Lifts Obstacles to Hellinikon Development

Greece's highest administrative court, the Council of State, on Tuesday issued a series of rulings which remove obstacles to the multi-million-euro development of the...

Greek Finance Minister Hails “Return to Normality”

Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras on Tuesday said the yield on a governmental seven-year bond is evidence of Greece's return to economic regularity. A Greek...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Scraps Plan to Loosen State – Church Ties

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis assured Archbishop Ieronymos on Tuesday that his government will not implement the agreement forced through by the previous leftist...

Greece Sacks Coach Anastasiadis After Humiliating Defeat

Greece's Football Federation (EPO) on Monday sacked the coach of the national team Angelos Anastasiadis after Greece performed poorly in the Euro qualifiers. The low...

Ten Things to Do in Kavala: The Beautiful Gateway to Macedonia

The city of Kavala in northern Greece, which rises up from the sea like an amphitheater, is a gem waiting to be explored for...

Greece to Cut Controversial Property Tax by 30 Percent Over Two Years

The new Greek government will introduce new legislation before Parliament by the end of July which would reduce the Single Property Tax (ENFIA) by...

Greece Nabs 20,000 Undeclared Airbnb Lodgings

Greek authorities on Sunday revealed that they have tracked down some 20,000 undeclared short-term rental properties on the Airbnb platform which had not been registered...

Greece’s Piraeus Bank Explores Asian Pacific Partner for Shipping Financing

Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest lender, announced last week that it is exploring a potential strategic partnership opportunity with a major Asian Pacific financial conglomerate,...

Cyprus Marks 45 Years Since the Coup that Gave Turkey the Pretext to Invade

Sirens sounded around Cyprus at 8.20 on Monday morning to mark 45 years since the coup by the Greek military junta then ruling Greece,...

5+1 Reasons to Visit Thessaloniki This Summer

Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city and capital of Macedonia is at the same time historic and avant-garde, and an ideal destination for a short...

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