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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Crete

A magnitude 5.3 undersea earthquake rattled Greece’s southern island of Crete on Tuesday evening, but there were no reports of damage or injuries. According to...

Mystery on Mount Athos: Woman’s Bones Discovered in Monastery

A group of scientists announced on Sunday in Thessaloniki that they had discovered bones "most certainly" belonging to a woman who was buried centuries...

Greece’s Population Set to Drop to 8 Million by 2050, Scientists Warn

Greece's population has been on a trajectory of rapid decline since 2011, the first year since 1944 when a negative birthrate was recorded, and...

Chinese Investors Rush to Greece for Golden Visa

The Chinese are setting records for the number of so-called "Golden Visas," or investment visas, they are obtaining in Greece, according to statistics released...

Greece Launches Diplomatic Offensive After Illegal Turkey-Libya Maritime Deal

Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas on Tuesday announced that Greece's Foreign Ministry has sent letters to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the presidency...

Spectacular Display of Chinese Culture Dazzles Greek Audience

A spectacle, inspired by the art of Chinese culture running through a remarkable history of thousands of years, was presented for the first time...

Crete Pictured Upside Down in Photo from Space

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano, currently one of the crew orbiting the earth on the International Space Station (ISS), captured this magnificent photograph of the...

Greece Vows to Tighten Controls on Santorini Donkey Rides

The Greek government has promised to tighten already-existing controls regarding the use of the donkeys for tourist rides on the island of Santorini following...

Turkey Claims Greece’s Expulsion of Libyan Ambassador is “Sign of Weakness”

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar described Greece's decision to expel the Libyan Ambassador over the new maritime boundary deal between Ankara and Tripoli as...

Greek Olympian Anna Korakaki Wins Gold, Equaling Her World Record in Belgrade

Greek Olympian Anna Korakaki added another gold medal to her enormous collection by by winning the Belgrade Grand Prix in the 10 meter pistol...

Greek Investigators Say Central Athens Hotel Fire Likely Arson

The cause of Thursday afternoon's fire at an Athens hotel which sent three people to the hospital very well might be officially attributed to arson,...

Magnificent Icon Believed to Be Early El Greco Discovered on Crete

A religious icon believed to be an early work of master painter El Greco, born Domenikos Theotokopoulos, one of the most-renowned artists in the entire...

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