Greece Nabs 20,000 Undeclared Airbnb Lodgings

Greek authorities on Sunday revealed that they have tracked down some 20,000 undeclared short-term rental properties on the Airbnb platform which had not been registered...

Greece’s Piraeus Bank Explores Asian Pacific Partner for Shipping Financing

Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest lender, announced last week that it is exploring a potential strategic partnership opportunity with a major Asian Pacific financial conglomerate,...

EU Suspects Turkish Drilling Ship “Fatih” has Started Operation Off Paphos, Cyprus

Turkey has shown that it will not go back on its intention to begin drilling for oil and natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean,...

New Greek Energy Minister to Revive Helliniko and Skouries Projects

The new government’s Energy and Environment Minister, Costis Hatzidakis, has said that two of Greece’s biggest investment projects that have been stalled or blocked...

Bank of Greece Governor Stournaras Proposes Abolishment of Capital Controls

Υiannis Stournaras, the Governor of the Bank of Greece, revealed on Friday that he proposed to the new Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the complete...
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Anarchists Rampage Offices of “Athens Voice” Newspaper (video)

A group of anarchists stormed the offices of the "Athens Voice" newspaper in the Greek capital on Thursday and caused extensive damage. Photographs and video...

Airbnb Added $1.4 Billion to Greeks’ Pockets in 2018

Airbnb rentals added $1.4 billion in the Greek economy last year, according to the short-term rental platform figures released this week. Even though Airbnb upset...

Greek Ferries to Remain Docked on Wednesday Due to Industrial Action

The Hellenic Seamens' Federation (PNO) has declared a 24-hour strike on July 3 amid a labor dispute with passenger shipping operators. Greek islands will be...

New Ferry Service Connects Mainland Greece with Turkey (video)

Ferry services between Smyrna's (Izmir) Cesme district and the Lavrio port, near Athens began Sunday with a special ceremony at the Turkish Port. It is...

Cyprus Issues Navtex in Response to Turkish Violations

Cyprus on Friday issued a navigational telex reserving parts of blocks 2 and 3 of its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for naval exercises. The...

International Bidding Opens for 30 Percent Stake in Athens International Airport

An international bidding procedure has been launched for the sale of a 30 percent stake in Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport SA (AIA), the...

Greek Students Create Device that Stops Trembling of Parkinson’s Patients

Three students from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece have created "Tremor FreeMe," a start-up company which focuses on reducing and even eliminating trembling...

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