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Greek Shipping Dominates Capital Link Forum in Athens

The opportunities and challenges facing Greek shipping were the subject of a high-level conference held recently in Athens. The 9th Annual Greek Shipping Forum organized...

Moody’s Upgrades Greece by Two Notches to B3

Moody's ratings agency upgraded Greece's rating by two notches late on Wednesday to B3 from Caa2, saying the country will successfully conclude its third...

Amnesty Slams Greece over ‘Appalling’ Migrant Camps

Thousands of asylum-seekers and migrants remained trapped on the Greek islands in "appalling conditions" Amnesty International said on Thursday. An Amnesty report which documents the state...

Greek Government Split over ‘Macedonia’

Greece's minister of defense Panos Kammenos says he will oppose an agreement that will grant FYROM any use of the name 'Macedonia'. Kammenos, a member...

Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Strikes West of Zakynthos

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck in the Ionian Sea about 34 kms (21 miles) west of the Greek island of Zakynthos early on Thursday. The...

President Pavlopoulos: Greece Never Afraid of its Enemies

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos climbed upon a tank at the town of Ioannina on Wednesday in a symbolic gesture of confidence to the Greek...

Stunning Film on Athens Hits the Internet (video)

A film on Athens by a Greek filmmaker and photographer has captured the hearts and minds of Greeks since its release this week. City of...

Greek Graphic Designer Defies Erdogan Internet Ban

A Greek graphic designer and activist has vowed to continue his criticism of the Turkish government’s human rights record despite a ruling by a...

Lafcadio Hearn: The Writer who Merged Greek and Japanese Cultures

Lafcadio Hearn, a unique figure in international literature, began his life in Greece and spent the rest of his career becoming a citizen of...

Tsipras, Merkel Confer on ‘Macedonia’ Dispute, Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday spoke on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to sources cited by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency...

Concern Grows Over Measles Epidemic in Greece

The president of the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) Theofilos Rosenberg expressed concern about the measles epidemic in Greece. "The epidemic does...

The White Whale of the Skies Lands at Athens (photos)

Aviation enthusiasts in Athens had a rare chance to see one of the giant "Beluga" planes that landed at Eleftherios Venizelos airport recently. The plane...

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