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What Was the Ilinden Uprising FYROM Wants in its Name?

Most Greeks turned to the history books to learn about the Ilinden uprising of 1903 when news emerged that Athens and Skopje are discussing the name...

Greek Parliament Drops Novartis Probe Against Prominent Politicians

Greece's parliament decided it was not competent to probe the allegations against 10 prominent politicians, including two former prime ministers, over the alleged scandal...

Aegean Airlines Founder Theodoros Vassilakis Dies at 78

Greek entrepreneur Theodoros Vassilakis, the founder of Aegean Airlines, has died at the age of 78. Aegean Airlines announced his death on Thursday with the...

Greece Marks World Museum Day by Offering Free Admission

Friday is International Museum Day and people across Greece are being offered free admission to them all. The day will also be marked by guided tours,...

FYROM Proposes ‘Republic of Ilinden Macedonia’ in Naming Dispute

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) has apparently put a new name for the country on the negotiating table with Greece. Media in Skopje...

Instagramers Highlight Beauty of Greece’s Andros (photos)

Instagram enthusiasts descended to Greece's Andros in a joint effort to highlight the beauty of this island situated only two hours away from Athens. The amateur...

One in Eight Asylum Seekers in Greece are Lone Children

Unaccompanied minors made up 12.4 percent of asylum seekers in Greece in 2017, according to Eurostat figures released this week. Roughly 2,500 unaccompanied under-18s applied...

Greeks Shell Out More Than €3B a Year on Tutoring

Greek families are paying a whopping €3 billion ($3.5 billion) a year on private education, according to a report published this week. The GSEE labor...

Gunmen Shoot at Greek Police Near Athens Roma Camp

Greek police returned fire after being shot at near a Roma camp located in a western Athenian suburb in the early hours of Thursday. There...

Europe’s ‘Largest Casino’ to be Built in Cyprus (video)

Cyprus will host a ceremony on June 8 to mark the start of construction work on what is being billed as Europe’s largest casino...

Greece’s Tsipras Meets FYROM Leader on Naming Dispute

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with his FYROM counterpart Zoran Zaev in Sofia on Thursday on the sidelines of an EU summit on...

Greece’s Top Judge Quits Over Media Leaks

The President of the Hellenic Council of State, Greece's highest court, Nikolaos Sakellariou has unexpectedly resigned following what he called unacceptable leaks of the court's...

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