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Mayor of Thessaloniki Calls FYROM “Macedonia” During Skopje Visit

The mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, referred to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) with its constitutional name "Macedonia," during his visit to Skopje. Boutaris...

Despair in Flood-Hit Mandra as Search for Missing Continues

The small town of Mandra, west of Athens, is in a state of shock following Wednesday’s floods that claimed the lives of at least...

Spectacular Time Lapse Video of Lightning Barrage in Athens

An intense storm; accompanied with hail in the city centre, hit Athens late on Thursday evening causing chaos on the roads. The storm was also...

Barricaded Anarchists in Athens Polytechnic Ask Greeks to Drop Flower Pots on Police

A group of about 70 anarchists continue for a second day the occupation of the Athens Polytechnic, hours before the culmination of festivities for...

Five People still Missing after Attica Floods

One of the six people reported missing following the flood in Mandra was found safe and in good health by rescue teams earlier on...

New Storms Hit Athens and Flooded Areas of Attica

The weather system that claimed at least 15 lives in Attica on Wednesday struck again in Athens on Thursday. Roads in several parts of the...

Scientists Have Been Warning for Years that Mandra was a Flood Danger Zone

A Greek professor of Geology revealed that the dangers from flooding in Mandra, where at least 15 people died on Wednesday, were studied by...

Greek Metropolitan to Stand Trial for Inciting Hate Against Gays

Metropolitan of Kalavryta Amvrosios is to stand trial next year following comments against the gay community. In December 2015, when the Greek parliament was debating...

Turkey Offers Help to Flood-hit Greece

Turkey is ready to help Greece following deadly floods in Athens, according to a Turkish foreign ministry statement released early Thursday. "Turkey, in solidarity with...

Greece in Mourning Day after Flooding Disaster

At least 15 people died, six are missing and 23 are injured following the disaster caused by extensive flooding in western Attica on Wednesday. Firemen...

Cyprus Takes to the Streets to Condemn Anniversary of Turkish Cypriot Breakaway State

On Wednesday, President Nicos Anastasiades strongly condemned the unilateral declaration of the Turkish Cypriot breakaway state of the north, 34 years ago. Anastasiades said the...

Fears of Looting Keep Police on Alert in Western Attica

Greek police is on alert to deal with cases of possible looting and unruly behavior following the chaos caused by the floods in western...

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