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Greek Air Travel Firm Freezes New Ticket Sales

In a dramatic development on Thursday, a Greek-owned air travel firm suspended new ticket sales and made 180 workers in Athens redundant. Tripsta SA --...

Debt Package is ‘Credit Positive’ for Greece, Says Moody’s

A debt relief package offered to Greece by its creditors last week is a significant benchmark in Greece’s ongoing recovery from its deep government...

Greek Soldier Arrested After Shooting Incident on Crete

A Greek paratrooper has been arrested after firing his weapon in the air at a military base on Crete. According to media reports, the soldier...

Greek Doctors Renew Their Hippocratic Oath on Kos (video)

Greek and foreign doctors have taken part in a special ceremony on the island of Kos to renew their Hippocratic Oath. The medics were on...

Young Frenchman’s Legacy of Cultural Dialogue in Greece’s Rhodes

A foundation that promotes dialogue between cultures in the Mediterranean and a medieval garden in the heart of its medieval town are the two...

Greece Faces Week of Extreme Weather

A "remarkable" change in Greece's weather is expected this week, according to a prominent weatherman. Giannis Kallianos, a regular on Greek television, has said "autumn...

Sting Wows Greek Crowds with Sell-Out Athens Shows

International rock singer Sting has brought the house down during a two-night performance at Athens' Odeon of Herodes Atticus after speaking out on the refugee...

Greek Police Make Arrests After Assault at Pride Rally in Thessaloniki

Two people taking part in Thessaloniki's Pride event on Saturday were verbally assaulted and thrown into the sea, police have said. Greek police also say...

Greek Beaches Clear of 2017 Saronic Oil Spill, Tests Show

Tests have revealed that the waters of Greece's Saronic Gulf are free of pollutants following last year's Agia Zoni II oil spill, local authorities...

Greek Island Invites Beyonce as Part of Venus de Milo Campaign

Campaigners for the return of the Aphrodite of Milos (AKA the Venus de Milo) have asked American pop superstar Beyonce to visit the Aegean...

Lucky Escape for Walkers as Landslide Blocks Greek City’s Seaside Route

A dangerous landslide has blocked one of the Greek city of Nafplio's most beautiful seaside walks. A rain of earth and boulders crashed down from...

Varoufakis Says Debt Deal ‘Extends Greek Bankruptcy into 2060’

Former Greek finance minister and one-time ally of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Yanis Varoufakis, has claimed Greece's "bankruptcy" has been extended by five more...

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