Meet the Best Paid Cretan in Germany

Today he is 82 years old, his name is Thodoris Lagoudakis and he comes from the region Pirouniana, Agia Varvara of Heraklion. He is...

Kids to Hug Acropolis for Anti-Racism Day

  2,500 children will form a human chain round the Parthenon on Friday March 21 to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Their motto will...

Greece Plays Troika For Time

His chair's not even warm yet but Greece's new Administrative Reform Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, said he will ask the country's international lenders to give...

Podemos Leader to Stand By SYRIZA Leader in Final Election Rally

Pablo Iglesias, leader of the recently formed leftist Spanish party Podemos, will be present at SYRIZA's final rally before the elections. SYRIZA's final rally and...

PM Papandreou Holds Citizens Card Meeting

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou chaired a meeting on Wednesday at the Maximos Mansion.  It concerned the issue of the new Citizen's Card, which will...

Greece’s Epirus, Thrace Rank Among EU’s Poorest Regions

Greeks are at the lowest levels in the EU in regards to gross domestic product (GDP) per capita and purchasing power standard (PPS), according...

Greece Referendum: This is the Bailout Deal Greeks Will Vote On

As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced that Greece will hold a referendum to ask the Greek people if they approve of a bailout...

Greek Gov’t Bill on Lawmaker Offshore Companies Repealed After Causing Uproar

A new bill that would allow lawmakers and active politicians to own offshore companies is to be repealed by the government after creating an uproar...

13,000 Fewer Teachers in Public Schools

The teaching staff of elementary and secondary public schools is going to be reduced this school year by 13,000 teachers because of the deep...

The Man Who Promised to Repay Greece’s Debt Strikes Back [video]

During hard economic times, the only things that are free are hopes and promises. After about two million Greeks voted for a man who...

Trafficker Arrested Transporting 50 Migrants into Greece

A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle 50 people into Greece. According to Greek police, they spotted the van on a highway...

Reactions to Dora Bakoyiannis’ Return to New Democracy

ATHENS – The former New Democracy minister, who was kicked out of the party for refusing to support austerity measures and formed her own...

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