5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Athens, Causing Minor Damage

According to the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, an earthquake hit near the Greek capital of Athens, at 14:13 local time...

“Man, the Ruler of Two Planets”: How Greece Hailed the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The mesmerizing television coverage of the Apollo 11 Moon landing 50 years ago was watched by thousands of Greeks who gathered in several central...

“This is Not Our Crete… Our Society has Failed”

The depraved murder of American biologist Dr. Suzanne Eaton has brought to light the specter of crime and delinquency on Crete, with a prominent...

Heavily-Armed Police Deployed in Greek Tourist Spots

Heavily-armed police officers are being stationed at key points around Athens, notably busy tourist spots, beginning on Thursday, in a bid to increase security...

Five Cases of West Nile Virus Diagnosed in Greece in 2019

Five cases of infection with the West Nile virus have been diagnosed so far this year in Greece, up to and including July 18,...

Lionfish Invasion Battled by Scientists — and Chefs

A full-scale invasion of marauding lionfish has taken over the waters of the eastern Mediterranean during the past five years, and an EU-funded project...
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Chilling Video Emerges of U.S. Scientist’s Killer Touring Murder Scene

Greek authorities have identified a suspect accused of the brutal killing and rape of American scientist Suzanne Eaton. Yiannis Paraskakis, 27, was identified by...

Exarchia Anarchists Say “We Will Fight” To Defend Neighborhoods

Greek anarchists have pledged to show the authorities that they are “A state within a state” in Exarchia, central Athens, in view of the...

Margaritis Schinas Appointed as Greece’s New European Commissioner

The Greek government announced on Thursday that Margaritis Schinas will be Greece's new European Commissioner during Ursula von der Leyen's Presidency of the European...

FaceApp Craze Sweeps Across Greece Despite Privacy Warnings

"FaceApp," a mobile application for iOS and Android which automatically generates highly realistic transformations of faces in photographs, has swept Greek social media over...

Man Charged with Murder of Greek Rapper Testifies in Court

The man charged with the 2013 murder of rap singer Pavlos Fyssas testified on Thursday before a criminal appeals court in Athens. Giorgos Roupakias, a member...

Turkey Sends Third Drillship Off Cyprus (video)

Turkey will send a fourth ship to the eastern Mediterranean to conduct seismic research for oil and gas around Cyprus, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez...

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