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Report: Greek Boys Top European Obesity Table

Greek boys are among the most obese in Europe, a new report has found. Research from the EU's Joint Research Council found that more than a...

Greek Island Gets Set for Lesvos Ouzo Fest 2018

Revelers are getting ready for this weekend's Lesvos Ouzo Fest 2018 which promises fans of Greece's iconic tipple an event not to be forgotten. On...

Greece, Turkey Must Agree Before New Cyprus Talks: Kotzias

Greece and Turkey need to hammer out assurances on security before new talks on Cyprus can go ahead, Athens' foreign minister has said. Nikos Kotzias,...

Lawmakers Approve Money for Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

Two Greek officers held in jail in Edirne, Turkey, were granted a special monthly allowance through an amendment voted by all parties in parliament...

Are Greek Air Passengers the Applause-on-Arrival Champs of Europe?

We've all been there. The plane touches down in Athens or Thessaloniki or one of the Greek islands and some passengers break out into...

Greece Lightning: Country Hit over 93,500 Times in June

Greece was hit by over 93,500 lightning bolts last month, it was revealed on Tuesday. The amount of electrostatic activity recorded in Greece in June...

British Couple’s Greek Vacation ‘Lasted 30 Minutes’

A young couple on their first foreign trip together found themselves being sent home from Greece 30 minutes after landing because they mislaid their...

Turkey’s Erdogan to Visit Occupied Cyprus

Turkish media are reporting that Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit northern Cyprus next week shortly after being inaugurated as president. His visit on Monday to...

Greece Gets €20M to Deal with Migration Problems on Greek Islands

The European Commission on Monday gave over €45 million ($52 million) to Greece and Spain to deal with migration issues. Monday's sums come shortly after Greece...

Greek Economy Will See Higher Growth, Says Bank of Greece

Greece's economy will record higher growth rates under conditions in the near future, Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras estimated in a Monetary Policy...

Greece Makes Deal with Germany on Migrants, Refugees

Alexis Tsipras met Chancellor Angela Merkel in Brussels on Friday on the sidelines of an EU summit to hammer out a bilateral deal on...

Greek Judges Quash Controversial Irianna Conviction

Greek judges have quashed the controversial conviction of two people jailed in 2016 for serious terrorism offences. Five appeals judges ruled that the pair --...

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