Longest Balkan Railway Tunnel Opens in Greece (video)

The longest tunnel in Greece and the Balkans was finally opened to rail traffic this week after years of construction. The Kallidromo tunnel, situated in...

Artists Create Sand Sculptures on Crete for a Cause

A series of beautiful sand sculptures were created in Crete by artists participating in the Fourth Annual Sand Sculpture Festival taking place this week...

UEFA Bans Panathinaikos from European Football for 3 Years for Unpaid Debts

Panathinaikos football club have been banned from European competitions for three years for failing to pay their debts to former players, UEFA announced on...

Migrants Granted Greek Citizenship After Saving Dozens in Mati Fire

Greece's President Prokopis Pavlopoulos will grant Greek citizenship to three migrant fishermen who helped rescue dozens of people from the sea during the deadly...

19 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Lebanon, Mexico, Turkey and Saudi Arabia Join...

Endeavor selected 19 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Lebanon, Mexico, Turkey and Saudi Arabia at its 47th International Selection Panel. Endeavor now supports...

Cyprus Offers Energy Line For Turkey

NICOSIA - Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said prospects for oil and gas finds off the island's coast could provide an incentive for Turkey, which...

234,857 Employees Leave the Public Sector Due to Economic Crisis

The number of public sector employees has been reduced by 26 percent in the past five years, since the onset of the economic crisis...

Unpaid, 4,000 Greek Pharmacies May Close

Greek pharmacies, who are months – or years – behind in receiving government payments for state insurance programs are in such bad shape that...

Tsalikidis Mysterious Death Becomes a Movie

The new film of Yannis Sakaridis, "Wild Duck," is inspired by a mysterious Greek story. The film impresses the audience thanks to its maturity,...

Two Tons of “Ghost Nets” Removed from Greek Seabed

The Healthy Seas initiative on Tuesday announced the conclusion of a cleanup operation off the small fishing village of Stratoni in northern Greece, where...

Protest in Thessaloniki Against Gold Mining Projects

About 3,000 protesters have marched in the northern Greek city in protest against what they claim are environment-threatening gold mining projects. Riot police barred the...

Greece’s Tsipras and FYROM’s Zaev Possible Nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

According to Wiktor Nummellin, the Swedish TT news agency's special correspondent for Nobel Prizes, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras along with his counterpart of...

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