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The “Lady of Ro,” Greece’s Joan of Arc

Today marks the anniversary of the death of a lady who lived alone on a remote Greek island but whose small daily act of...

Greek Orthodox Faithful Recall Christ’s Parables on Holy Tuesday

The Gospels take center stage on Holy and Great Tuesday in the Orthodox church, as Greeks move one day closer to the end of...

Why Orthodox and Western Easter Are on Different Dates

Greece is slowly but surely coming closer to the great feast of Easter -- a religious occasion celebrated here with more gusto than in many...

Having Bottomed Out Since 2008, Athens’ Real Estate Market Stabilizes

As Greece officially exited its international bailout on Aug. 20, one indicator of confidence in the country is its tentatively stabilizing real estate market...

Greek Island of Tilos Goes Green, Harnesses ‘Smart Energy’

A Greek island is leading the way in environmentally-friendly energy as it prepares to roll out a network of advanced wind and solar power...

Greek Navy, Coast Guard Search for Missing Greek-American Enters Second Day

The search is ongoing for a young Greek-American man missing after a boating tragedy in the eastern Aegean claimed the life of his father. The...

Fire Warnings Issued for Mainland Greece, Greek Islands

There is a very high (category four) fire risk for Sunday for many parts of Greece, the country's civil protection service has warned. The General...

Greek President Hails Former UN Leader Kofi Annan

Greece's president has described former UN head Kofi Annan, whose death was confirmed on Saturday, as someone who "worked with zeal but also with...

Coca-Cola Launches New Bottle Design Inspired by Crete’s Minoan Civilization

Coca-Cola Greece has launched a bottle design celebrating the Greek island of Crete’s rich culture and history. The design was inspired by Minoan civilization and Cretan...

‘Greece has Returned to Growth’ Says EU’s Moscovici

Europe has come out of the Greek experience collectively stronger, said EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici ahead...

Woman Who Lost Family in Greek Fires Launches Lawsuit

Senior members of the Greek authorities are being sued by a woman who lost her husband, son and daughter in July's deadly Attica fires. Varvara...

Turkish Coast Guard Ship ‘Stopped Greek Fishermen’

Allegations of harassment at sea of Greek fishermen by Turkish boats and the country's coast guard continued on Friday. It follows reports earlier this week...

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