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Greece Eases Up on Capital Controls Again

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos signed a decree easing capital controls in the country. According to the new regulations, Greek residents will be able to withdraw...

More than a Dozen People Die in Floods in Mandra, Attica (video)

At least 15 people, ten men and five women, were killed in the town of Mandra, west of Athens in the most deadly such...

Magnificent Video of Fog-Covered Polyphytos Bridge in Northern Greece

The beautiful landscape of Lake Polyphytos and its bridge near the northern Greek city of Kozani, is captured in a time-lapse video recorded last weekend. The...

Hidden Crypts Discovered at Famous Monastery of St. John on Patmos Island

The complex that houses the grotto where tradition says Saint John wrote the Book of Revelation and his Gospel, on the eastern Aegean island...

True Stories Turned to Short Films Against Sexual Harassment in Greece

Greece's General Secretariat for Gender Equality (SGGA) released four short films based on true stories highlighting the issue of sexual harassment in Greece. The four...

Cypriot Army Commander Suspended for Beating Soldier

On Monday, Cyprus Defence Minister Christophoros Fokaides suspended the commander of a Limassol-based unit who is being investigated for allegedly beating a soldier. The 18-year...

Germany’s Occupation of Greece: A Massacre and Some “Beautiful Souvenirs”

The role of German archaeologists during the occupation in Greece, is being examined by the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung in an article published in its...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Vows to Preserve City’s Ottoman Heritage

The mayor of Thessaloniki said the city is getting ready to uncover more Ottoman heritage -- including mosques and baths -- and plans to...

FYROM’s PM Hopes for Quick Solution to Name Dispute with Greece

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) prime minister said on Monday he hoped Skopje and Athens could soon reach a solution to a decades-long...

Greek PM Tsipras Announces Welfare Handouts of 1.4bn Euros

The Greek government will distribute one-off welfare benefits totaling 1.4 billion euros, which was made possible by the economy's outperformance, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

IMF: Greek Economy to Grow by 1.8 pct in 2017

The Greek economy is expected to grow by 1.8 pct this year, 2.6 pct in 2018 and 1.9 pct in 2019, the International Monetary...

Indian Tourists Visiting Greece 100 pct up in 2017

The number of Indian tourists visiting Greece rose over 100 pct in 2017 compared to the previous year, Pranav Kapadia, founder and director of...

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