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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 with his meteoric rise at this year’s Australian Open, but the Vouliagmeni native has been honing his skills...

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...

Medal-Winning Runner Dedicates Race to Greek Fire Victims (video)

Greece has had another spectacular night of international sporting success as runner Maria Belibasaki only narrowly lost out on gold in the women's 400m at...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Stuns Tennis World; Reaches Toronto Final

Greek tennis' giant-killer Stefanos Tsitsipas has eliminated Kevin Anderson in the Canadian Open semi-finals to get a place in his first ATP Masters 1000...

Greece Enacts Emergency Rules on Building Demolitions After Fires

Greece's government has enacted emergency procedures which will allow ministries to issue demolition orders on illegally constructed buildings. Saturday's move will give the Environment, Energy and...

Greek Island Official Rejects ‘New Migrant Camp’ Rumors

Officials on the Greek island of Lesvos have moved to deny reports of a new camp to help house thousands of migrants and refugees...

Tourists Told Card Payments ‘Help Greece’s Financial Recovery’

Greece's revenue authority is running a new campaign to tell millions of visiting tourists about claiming receipts while in the country. As Greece expects to...

Turkey Rejects ‘Unfounded’ Claims over Arrested Greek Soldiers

Turkey's foreign ministry has rejected claims by Greece's defense minister that the two Greek soldiers currently in jail in Edirne were taken on the...

Greek Island Cat Shelter Offering Feline Lovers’ Dream Job

Cat lovers now have another reason to come to Greece, as a sanctuary on the island of Syros is offering a job to someone...

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