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Dozens of Firefighters Battle Forest Fire in Kalyvia, South of Athens (video)

At least 45 firefighters aided by volunteers and helicopters are battling the flames in a wooded area at Kalyvia, south of Athens. The fire that...

Floating Nets to Counter Jellyfish Invasion in the Gulf of Corinth

The Greek government is rushing through parliament legislation that will allow local authorities and tourist businesses to counter the jellyfish problem that is particularly...

Prosecutor Seeks Guilty Verdict for Former ELSTAT Chief Andreas Georgiou

The prosecutor at an Athens Appeals Court has demanded a guilty verdict for the former head of Greece’s statistical authority (ELSTAT) Andreas Georgiou on...

Tragedy in Corfu: Swiss Man Killed by Boat Steered by his Wife

A 35-year-old Swiss tourist was killed on Monday when he was hit by the propeller of a boat steered by his wife. The incident happened...

Stournaras Blames Dysfunctional Institutions and Populism for the Crisis

Despite great progress, Greek institutions are lagging behind the rest of Europe, notes the Governor of the Bank of Greece, Yiannis Stournaras. In an interview...

Eurostat: Greek Unemployment Rate Eased to 21.7% in April

The Greek unemployment rate eased to 21.7 pct in April from 22 pct in March, Eurostat said in a report released here on Monday. In...

6+1 Apps that Could Improve Your Greek Summer Experience

Apart from sunscreens, towels, mats and hats, we should also make sure that you add to your mobile some applications that will not just...

Mamma Mia! Producers Ditch Skopelos Turn to Croatia for Sequel

Fans of the smash-hit Abba film musical Mamma Mia! – filmed on the idyllic Greek island of Skopelos – will be delighted a follow-up...

Greece’s Deaf Women’s Basketball Team Grabs Olympic Gold

Greece’s Deaf Women's Basketball team celebrated a gold medal win on Saturday at the Deaflympics taking place in Turkey. In the final of the tournament,...

Funding Cuts Would be a Criminal Mistake, Greece’s Migration Minister Says

Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas expressed concern over the possibility EU to "make a wrong move" and cut funds and staff from Greece in...

Greek Opposition Asks Tsipras to Explain ‘Secret Contacts’ with Venezuela’s Maduro

Opposition New Democracy asked Alexis Tsipras to explain his contact with the government of Venezuela, following press reports that in 2013 he asked the...

Varoufakis Reveals Text Message Exchange with Tsipras on Temporary Grexit

New information is coming to light following the publication of Yanis Varoufakis’ book Adults in the Room: My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment. The...

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