Special Police Forces at Greek Jail After Hostage Taking

Special police forces in Greece have arrived at the country's largest prison, Korydallos, where three people are believed to be held hostage. The Justice Ministry...

Greece in Tough Talks on Eurozone Bailout, Debt Rollover

Greece was holding tightrope talks on Monday with its creditors and debt holders on details of a new eurozone bailout to enable the country...

Rent Sign for Greek Island of Alimnia

Alimnia is a 7.4 square kilometers islet in the Dodecanese group, in the South-East of the Aegean sea, near the islands of Chalki and...

De Bosset Bridge of Kefalonia Island Collapses

The restoration of the De Bosset / Drepano bridge in Argostoli may become a reality, since last night part of it collapsed into the...

Thessaloniki Mayor Launches Initiative to Build a Mosque

Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris said that his city launched initiatives to build a mosque. Nearly 5,000 Muslims are living  in Thessaloniki. Boutaris visited Mayor Aziz...

Crisis-Hit Greece Can’t Afford Protest Violence Cost says Athens Mayor

A bitter debate has reopened in crisis-hit Greece about the cost of violent demonstrations on the country's battered capital and the risks they pose...

More Greeks Killing Themselves: Europe’s Fastest Increase

Four years of recession and more than 18 months of pay cuts, tax hikes, slashed pensions and coming layoffs by the thousands are taking their toll in a deadly way as the rate of increase in suicides[..]

Gold Buyers Tempt Greeks Facing Hard Times

Greece has seen an upsurge in small companies and shops offering to buy gold, driven by record prices and the need many people have...

2 Greeks Arrested for Possessing 2,600-Year-Old Helmet

According to a Greek police statement, 2 men have been arrested Thursday in Pyrgos for allegedly having illegally unearthed and possessing a 2,600-year-old bronze...

Focus Libel Trial Postponed Until December 15

An Athens court decided Friday to postpone the libel trial of German magazine Focus until December 15. The defense lawyers of the 13 accused German...

Christofias: Cyprus EU Presidency will be European and Objective

The Republic of Cyprus will hold a European and objective presidency of the Council of the EU in the second half of 2012, President...

Europe Changes the Money Rules, Greece Still at Risk

European leaders have agreed to set tighter rules over spending and deficits and will pump an additional $268 billion into a new reserve structure to help ailing countries, but[...]

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