Greece Declares State of Emergency in Evia, Thessaloniki Due to Storm Thalia

The Greek government has declared a state of emergency on the island of Evia and civil protection measures in Macedonia following the devastating storms...

Greece Rallies Friends and Allies as it Requests Emergency EU Meeting Over Turkish Aggression

Greece requested the European Union on Tuesday to hold an emergency meeting of the bloc's foreign ministers over Turkey’s continuous aggression in the southern...

Greece Issues Commemorative €2 Coin for Anniversary of Battle of Thermopylae

  Greece has issued a silver commemorative €2 coin for the anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae, which took place on August 9, 480 BC. The...

Perseid Meteor Shower Will Streak Through Greek Skies Tonight

Greeks are preparing for the night of the Perseids, that time every year when we can view the brightest falling stars that are visible...

Turkey Escalates Tensions in Aegean – Greek PM Briefs Party Leaders, President

Turkey continued to ramp up tensions in the Aegean on Tuesday as the Oruc Reis seismic research vessel remained atop Greece's continental shelf, accompanied...

Turkish Defense Ministry Releases Photo Showing Oruc Reis Escorted by Navy Ships

The Turkish Defense Ministry late on on Monday released a photograph showing its oil exploration vessel, the Oruc Reis, being escorted by five Turkish...

Turkish Oil Exploration Vessel Arrives on Continental Shelf; Unable to Conduct Research

According to Greek media reports, the Turkish oil and gas exploration vessel Oruc Reis has arrived, as expected, in the waters above the continental...

Greek Government Cancels Thessaloniki Trade Fair, Many Other Public Events

After the country announced the presence of a total of 203 new cases of the coronavirus in Sunday, Greece decided to take swift action...

Elephants, Rhinos and Hippos Once Roamed Greece’s Pinios River Valley

Today's placid scenes along the verdant shores of Greece's Pinios River, in Thessaly, belie its ancient history as the home of hippopotamuses, bison and...

Greek Foreign Ministry Calls on Turkey to Stop Illegal Oil Explorations

The Greek Foreign Ministry on Monday sent a clear message that the country will defend its sovereignty and national rights, formally calling on Turkey...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Coronavirus Not Transmitted by Holy Communion

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Sunday expressed his view that there is no danger of becoming infected by the coronavirus from receiving Holy Communion. The Patriarch,...

Seventeen Infected Migrants and Refugees Arrive on Lesvos, Placed into Quarantine

Seventeen out of the 38 migrants and refugees who arrived on the shores of the Plomari area on the Greek island of Lesvos on...

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