Greek Police Arrest Four Arson Suspects as Evia Fire Finally Contained

Four people suspected of arson were arrested across Greece on Thursday, as firefighters managed to contain the large fire in central Evia after battling...

Greek President Calls on the World to Recognize Pontian Genocide

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday joined thousands of Pontian Greeks who gathered at the church of Panagia Soumela at Mt. Vermion in northern...

Monica Bellucci Dazzles Greece’s Paros Island

Italian actress and model Monica Bellucci is enjoying her summer vacation break in the Cyclades Islands of Greece. She has recently been spotted at...

Greek Island of Evia Battles Wildfires for a Third Day

Enforced firefighting teams worked through the night on Wednesday to put out rekindled fire pockets and to restrict a larger one in a deep...

Agistri: The Tiny Island Paradise a Stone’s Throw Away from Athens

Agistri is a green, lush island that includes many scenic and unspoiled charms despite its proximity to the great Greek capital city. Along...

Reports Say US Ambassador Pyatt Will Retain Athens Post

Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt is to remain the US' top diplomat in Greece, according to reports which came to light on Tuesday. The Hellas Journal quoted a...

One Dead After Tram Hits Pedestrian in Alimos, Attica

A disturbing accident took place on Wednesday afternoon in Attica's southern suburb of Alimos, as a man and his goddaughter were attempting to make their...

Firefighters Battle Huge Fire on Greece’s Evia for Second Day

Hundreds of firefighters assisted by firefighting aircraft and water dropping helicopters  continued their battle on Wednesday against the huge fire in central Evia that...

Maria: The History Behind Greece’s Most Popular Female Name

As Greeks around the world prepare to celebrate "Summer Easter'' on Thursday, as the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is called in Greek popular...

Cyprus Remembers Heroes Isaak, Solomou on Anniversary of Brutal Murders (video)

Scores of people and party representatives attended a memorial service at Paralimni Cemetery earlier this week in memory of Tasos Isaak and Solomos Solomou,...

PM Mitsotakis Visits Burned Areas on Evia, Pledges Immediate Relief

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited on Wednesday noon the scorched areas of central Evia (Euboea) to get a first-hand look at the situation on...

The Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is Celebrated Throughout Greece

Greece marks the Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, one of the most important days in Orthodox Christianity, in many different ways on...

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