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Greek Fighter Jet Crashes into the Aegean; Pilot Killed

Greek rescue teams have found the body of the pilot of a Mirage-2000 Hellenic Air Force jet which crashed into the Aegean Sea on...

Controversial BBC Shoot Finally Takes Place at Ancient Greek Site (photos)

Film crews started shooting early Thursday morning at the ancient site of Sounion, south of Athens, recording scenes for the BBC's adaptation of John...

Spectacular Drone Video Captures Greece’s ‘Little Venice’

It may be an exaggeration, but for many locals the town of Aitoliko lying on an island between two lagoons in western Greece is...

U.S. Spy Planes Land on Crete

As tension over Syria builds up, two U.S. spy planes have landed at Heraklion airport in Crete. The MC-12S EMARSS and MC-12W Liberty planes have been...

Greece’s Ionian Islands to Get First Ferry Link

A new ferry route that will link all the Ionian islands for the first time will be inaugurated on May 1 and run until...

Greece Continues Visa Program for Turkish Tourists

Greece will provide short-term visas to Turkish nationals wishing to visit Greek islands again this year, the Foreign Ministry has confirmed. A ministry statement said...

EU Agency Warns Flights in Eastern Mediterranean Over Syria

The international air traffic control agency Eurocontrol has warned airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the possible launch of airstrikes...

Greece Sees Big Drop in Fatal Road Incidents

Fatal road crashes in Greece plunged 41 percent between 2010 and 2017 but remained significantly higher than the European Union average, according to figures...

Only Half of Greeks Consider Turkey a ‘Threat’: Survey

Only half of Greeks consider Turkey to be a threat to the country's territorial integrity according to a new poll. The survey by the Hellenic...

Erdogan’s Far-Right Ally Says Greek Minister Should ‘Visit a Clinic’

The leader of Turkey’s ultra-right MHP party Devlet Bahceli on Tuesday launched a stinging attack on Greece's defense minister Panos Kammenos saying that he...

Labor Costs in Greece Well Below EU Average

The average hourly labor cost in Greece in 2017 was €14.5 ($17.8), according to figures released by Eurostat, well below the EU average of €26.8. This...

Olympiacos Hire Portuguese Coach Pedro Martins

Greek giants Olympiacos Piraeus have named Portuguese manager Pedro Martins as a new coach. Martins, 47, replaces Spaniard Oscar Garcia, who quit last week after club...

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