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Meet Mr. Gipakis: The Chinese Chef Who Changed his Name for his Beloved Crete

A Chinese man felt so much in love with Crete that he changed his name to reflect his new adopted identity as a proud...

Athens Named Emerging Cultural City of the World in ‘Museum Oscars’

Athens was named the Emerging Cultural City of the Year for 2017 at the Leading Culture Destinations (LCD) Award in London on Friday. The Greek...

Spectacular Underwater Video of the Agia Zoni II Wreck in Saronic Gulf

Divers and specialized crews successfully pumped out all the residual fuel from the wreck of Agia Zoni II on Friday. The fuel from the small...

Lithuanian Sorokin wins 35th Spartathlon Ultra-Marathon (video)

Lithuanian runner Aleksandr Sorokin won the 35th edition of Spartathlon, one of the most challenging and historical ultra-marathon races, in Sparta on Saturday. Sorokin, 36,...

Split within SYRIZA over Hellinikon Investment Widens

Prominent politicians within SYRIZA are expressing serious concerns or outright opposition to the planned investment of Hellinikon, contradicting official government policy. Last week, Alexis Tsipras...

Gunmen Hijack Undercover Police Vehicle in Southern Athens

A major police manhunt is under way for the two gunmen that hijacked an undercover police car in Palaio Faliro, south of Athens on...

US Naval Base at Souda Prominent in Trump-Tsipras October Meeting

The future of the US Naval base in Souda, Crete is expected to dominate talks between US President Donald Trump and Greek PM Alexis...

Greek First Lady among Passengers of the First Athens-Beijing Direct Flight (photos)

Betty Baziana, partner of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, was among the passengers of the first direct flight by Air China between Beijjing and...

NBA Star Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Father Dies at 53

The father of the Milwaukee Bucks’ superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has died at the age of 53. Charles Antetokounmpo died from a suspected heart attack in...

Greek PM Tsipras Calls for a ‘European IMF’ at EU Summit

Alexis Tsipras said that many EU leaders recognize the need for Europe to create its own institutions to deal with problems, instead of relying...

Greek Court Hears Extradition Case of Russian Bitcoin Fraud Suspect

A Greek court has opened the extradition hearing of Russian cyber crime suspect Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted in the United States on a...

Blow to Greek Start-Ups as Government Mulls Restrictions on Pioneering Taxi Services

The Greek government is proposing a new legislative initiative that would impose restrictions on taxi services, and endanger successful startup companies in the sector. Critics...

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