SYRIZA Euro-Candidate Loizou Resigns over Alleged Pension Scam

Myrsini Loïzou, a candidate MEP for the SYRIZA party, withdrew her candidacy on Friday afternoon following reports that she allegedly committed fraud by receiving her...

British Library Returns Historic Documents to Greece

The British Library on Thursday returned three rare historic documents which had been illegally removed from the Panaghia Chrysopodaritissa Monastery in Achaia in 1979....

Greek Defense Minister Slams Turkey for Implying Cyprus and Aegean are Turkish

The Greek Minister of Defense Evangelos Apostolakis issued a stern statement aimed at the Turkish Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar on Friday afternoon. The Minister's statement...

President Pavlopoulos: March 25 Anniversary “Inspiration for Every Greek”

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday said that the anniversary of Greek independence day should be a day of inspiration for every Greek and an...

Energy Giant Proposes Massive Floating Wind Farm in the Aegean

Norwegian energy giant Equinor, formerly the state-owned company Statoil, has made a proposal to the Greek government to create a floating wind farm. The...

Electricity Blackout on Crete After Power Plant Fire (video)

Many areas in central Crete continue to be without electricity on Friday as a fire engulfed a main power plant near Heraklion. Television footage shows...

Hand Grenade Thrown at Russian Consulate in Athens

Unknown assailants threw a hand grenade at the Russian consulate in the Athenian neighborhood of Halandri in the early hours of Friday, causing minor...

Teenage Greek-American Fashion Designer Launches in Greece (video)

Despina Kotsis, of MINX NYC, who is making waves in the fashion world designing her own  “Greek-centric” -- inspired streetwear brand, came to Greece recently...

Greek Supreme Court Orders Investigation of Racist Incidents Involving Refugees

An investigation was ordered by Greece’s Supreme Court Prosecutor Xeni Demetriou on Thursday to investigate an attack on refugees which took place recently in Attica and...

Greeks Paid More Than €8.3 Billion in Taxes in 2018

Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue published figures on Thursday regarding the amount of taxes Greek citizens paid in 2018. According to the data, a total...

Last Supermoon of 2019 Dazzles Over Acropolis

A very rare coincidence occurred on Wednesday as the spring equinox, which signals the start of spring, coincided with the third, and last, supermoon...

Greek FM: Turkey Has Rights to East Med Energy Resources

Greek foreign minister George Katrougalos said on Thursday that Turkey should not be excluded from the energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean during his...

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