Western Greece Hit by 22,000 Ligthning Strikes in One Day

The Ionian Sea and Western Greece have been hit by 22,000 lightning strikes in a single day. According to the Meteo.gr weather website, the ZEUS...

Researchers Find Fifth Century BC Complex in Cyprus

A 5th century BC architectural complex from the royal dynasty of the Paphos era was  identified during the 2018 excavations of the Hatziaptoulla Plateau, one...

Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus Kills 5 in Greece

The death toll from the West Nile virus in Greece reached five on Thursday, according to the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention...

Fatal Fall in Athens After Mugging Claims Young Man’s Life

The death of a young man in Athens who fell onto rocks from Filopappou Hill is being probed by Greek police. Detectives are looking into...

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Depicts Ancient Athens as a Colorful, Vibrant, and Multi-faceted City (Video)

Ubisoft Quebec, the studio behind the popular Assassin’s Creed Syndicate went the extra mile to ensure the authenticity of ancient Greece in the soon-to-be-released...

Greece’s Labor Min Reports Job Losses Outnumber Jobs Added in July

For the second consecutive July, Greece saw more job losses than hires. According to the Labor Ministry’s Ergani database, there were 239,080 new hires throughout...

Greek Boccia Champ Claims Another Gold Medal

Greek boccia player Grigoris Polychronidis has claimed gold at the sport's world championships in Liverpool, U.K. Polychronidis clinched top spot in Wednesday's final by beating South...

Ancient Greek ‘Dragon Homes’ Still Standing

They call them "drakospita" (dragon homes), even though they have nothing to do with dragons, but their architecture is still admired today for its...

US State Department Welcomes Return of Greek Soldiers from Turkey

The U.S. State Department on Thursday welcomed the much-awaited release of the two Greek soldiers who were held in Turkey for 167 days without...

FT: Greece’s Brain Drain Hampering Recovery from Economic Crisis

The brain drain in Greece would make it very difficult for the country to recover from the economic crisis and return to normalcy, a...

New Study Indicates Santorini Volcano Erupted After 1600 BC

For decades, scientists have been trying to estimate the approximate time of the Thera (Santorini) volcano eruption that shaped the island and the surrounding...

Russia: We Didn’t Start Spat with Greece

Moscow is concerned about the deterioration in its relations with Greece, calling the current diplomatic situation between the two countries "unnatural", Russia's Foreign Ministry...

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