Greek Current Account Balance Shows 1.4-bln-euro Surplus in June

Greece's current account balance showed a surplus of 1.4 billion euros in June, up 53% compared to the same period last year, the Bank...

Second Tourist Falls Off Cliff While Trying to Take a Selfie with Zakynthos Shipwreck

Around 4 p.m. on Monday afternoon a tourist from Cuba lost her life when she fell from the cliffs surrounding Navagio Beach while trying...

Antibiotics in Greece to be Given by Doctor’s Prescription Only

Antibiotics in Greece will only be given by doctor's prescription from now on, in order to stop reckless use, announced General Secretary of Public...

Turkish Minister Challenges Sovereignty of Greek Island

Turkish Minister for European Union Affairs Omer Celik on Tuesday challenged Greece's sovereign territories saying that Agathonisi island belongs to Turkey. According to Turkish newspaper...

Greece Will Weed Out Misfit Workers

Under pressure from international lenders to reduce the public workforce by 150,000 over the next three years, the Greek government is resisting demands to...

Mykonos, Santorini Top Choices for Summer Homes for Foreigners

The islands of Mykonos and Santorini, two of the most favored tourist destinations, are the top choices for foreigners who want to buy a...

Foreign TV Crews Flocking to Film Glorious Greece

Three foreign television productions to be shown in Japan, Russia and the Netherlands will help promote Greece's beautiful landscapes and countryside abroad. Planned and organized...

Greek Parties Accuse Tsipras of Unduly Expediting Election Date

Alexis Tsipras receives fire from political parties over his move to expedite elections for September 20 using allegedly undemocratic procedures. New Democracy, PASOK, To Potami...

Chinese Investors Eye Greek Airports

With China looking ever more closer at investments in Greece, the Finance Ministry in Athens said that Chinese investors have “confirmed interest” in Greek...

Candidate for U.S. Ambassador to EU in Favor of Grexit (video)

Ted Malloch, who is likely to become the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, spoke to Bloomberg where he expressed the belief that it...

Illegal migrants in Greece

Greek coast guards saved some 60 illegal migrants at the Aegean Sea on Saturday. People appeared at a lonely rock among the waves after their...

Why Did Ancient Greeks Recline to Eat and Drink?

Surviving images in potteries, frescos, wine cups and sculptures depict ancient Greeks reclining to one side to eat, drink and chat with friends. Reclining and...

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