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Greek Weather Warning Looms over August 15 Holiday

Greece is facing heavy storms on Wednesday, with the authorities issuing a warning ahead of the public holiday tomorrow. According to the Hellenic National Meteorological...

Greece Hit by 103,000 Thunderbolts in July

Nearly 103,000 thunderbolts, the highest number in the last 14 years, occurred in Greece in July, the Athens National Observatory's Meteo Service said on...

Cost-Cutting Online Service Slashes Start-Up Times for Businesses in Greece

Dozens of businesses are using a new electronic 'one-stop shop' to slash the time it takes to get a new venture up and running...

Greece Scales Back Military Cooperation with Turkey over Soldiers’ Imprisonment

Greece's military has reportedly suspended military cooperation with Turkey over the two Greek soldiers still in confinement in Edirne. In a report carried by Greek...

Gracious Nadal Pays Tribute to Greek Tennis Ace Stefanos Tsitsipas

Despite Sunday's disappointing loss in the Canadian Open final for 20-year-old birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas, sportsmanship was the winner. After receiving the Rogers Cup, Spanish...

Rafael Nadal Outlasts Greek Tennis Ace Stefanos Tsitsipas at Toronto Final

Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas played great tennis, but couldn't outlast superstar Rafael Nadal in the final of the Canadian Open in Toronto on Sunday. Nadal, the...

Greece’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Does it Again at European Championships (video)

Greece has scooped another medal at the European Championships with a stunning performance by gymnast Lefteris Petrounias, Greece's own 'lord of the rings'. He claimed...

Greek Firefighters Tackle Blaze in Evia

Reports are emerging of a forest fire burning in the Evia region which, according to Greek firefighters, is being fanned by winds in the...

Greek Island Port Expected to Top 95,000 Cruise Ship Arrivals

Chania port in Crete is expecting the number of cruise passengers to top the 95,000 mark for the first eight months of 2018. The data,...

Who is Stefanos Tsitsipas, the Greek Player Who Stunned the Tennis World?

Stefanos Tsitsipas may have taken the foreign media by surprise with his meteoric rise at this year’s Canadian Open in Toronto, dumping out Wimbledon...

Perseid Meteor Storm to Light Up Greek Skies

The most spectacular summer shower of shooting stars, the Perseid meteor storm, will reach its peak on Monday at dawn and will be visible...

US College Basketball Comes to Athens (video)

U.S. college basketball came to Greece with a bang this week as an Oklahoma State squad travelled to Athens as part of a 10-day...

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