US Backs Greece in Dispute Over Turkey-Libya Maritime Deal

The US government continues to cast aspersions on the legitimacy of the memorandum of understanding on sea borders signed by Turkey and Libya last...

Coronavirus-Infected Passengers “Tested Negative” Before Flying to Athens

Qatar Airways claimed on Thursday that twelve passengers who tested positive for COVID-19 after landing in Athens on Monday had been healthy when they...

Greece Conducts Mass Coronavirus Testing in 30 Regions

Greece's health authorities reported 15 new cases of coronavirus and one death on Thursday as mobile units completed 1,000 sample-collection missions in thirty regions...

Greek Frigate Joins Operation to Enforce Libya Arms Embargo

Officials of a brand-new multinational naval task force, designated as "Operation Irini," welcomed Greece’s contribution to the force on Thursday in the form of...

Popular Greek Performer Haris Alexiou Ends Singing Odyssey

Haris Alexiou, who has been one of the most popular singers in Greece since the 1970s, announced on Thursday that she will no longer...

Church of Greece: Yoga is Incompatible with Christian Faith

The Standing Holy Synod of the Church of Greece has decided that yoga has no place in the life of Christians because it is...

Greece Seeks EU Support Over Turkish Claims on its Sovereignty

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has sent letters to top European Union officials in protest over Turkey’s most recent activities in the Eastern Mediterranean...
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Protesters Clash With Police at Black Lives Matter March in Athens

Greek police threw tear gas to disperse a crowd of demonstrators who hurled firebombs in a march toward the U.S. Embassy compound in Athens...

Greece Has No Rights to Hagia Sophia, Says Turkish Foreign Minister

The ongoing controversy over scheduled Moslem prayers at the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia Cathedral, now a museum, ratcheted up on Tuesday when Turkish Foreign Minister...

Greece is Britons’ Second Most Sought-After Holiday Destination in Online Survey

As international tourism begins to flourish once again after the coronavirus lockdowns, Greece is the second most sought-after destination among the British, according to...
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The Island of Sifnos, Unassuming Gem of the Western Cyclades

Sifnos, one of the islands of the Western Cyclades, is a balance of beautiful beaches, nightlife, pristine white villages, low-impact tourism -- and perhaps...
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Bear Family Gobbles Fruit, Washes it Down with Ouzo on Greek Farm

A mother bear and her three cubs broke into a farm in Metsovo, northern Greece, and after they gobbled up all the fruit they...

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