”Golden Visa” Investors and Tourism Boosting Greece’s Recovery

  The Greek economy is currently undergoing a major transformation, mainly because of the real estate boom and record-breaking tourist arrivals, the New York Times...

Greek Orthodox Church Synod Rejects Deal to Cut Church and State Ties

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece on Tuesday rejected the deal which had been worked out between Archbishop Ieronymos and Greek Prime...

Greek Model Returns to Greece After 16-Month Custody in Hong Kong

A Greek model who was cleared last week by a Hong Kong court of drug trafficking offenses returned to Greece on Wednesday. Eirini Melissaropoulou was...

Greek Prosecutor Files Charges Against Officials in Deadly Mandra Flood

The Athens prosecutor's office filed on Tuesday four misdemeanor charges against nine individuals for the deadly flash flood in Mandra, western Attica, in November...

Photo of Turkish Frogmen Unfurling Flag on Crete Seabed Angers Greeks

A photograph of Turkish commandos unfurling their country's flag on the seabed off the naval base of Souda in Crete during a NATO exercise...

Refugee Children Attacked by Masked Men in Greece

Five refugee children from Afghanistan have been attacked by masked assailants near a reception facility in the town of Konitsa in northwestern Greece. One minor...

Groundbreaking Digital Dyslexia Screening Going Public in Greece

By Phil Butler* A pioneering method, dubbed RADAR, which diagnoses dyslexia will soon be available in selected municipal centers across Greece and Cyprus. Developed by an...

Businessman and Sports Club Owner Thanassis Giannakopoulos Dies at 88

  Greek businessman and former sports club owner Thanassis Giannakopoulos died on Tuesday morning at the age of 88. Giannakopoulos had been hospitalized recently in a...

Most Greeks Living Abroad Would Like To Return Home

Nearly six out of ten Greeks who live and work abroad wish to return to Greece, according to a survey presented on Monday by...

Large Fire Breaks Out at Paper Warehouse North of Athens (video)

A large fire broke out at a warehouse which stores paper in north-eastern Attica on Monday afternoon. Eight vehicles from nearby fire stations rushed to...

Thousands March in Thessaloniki in Memory of Holocaust Victims (video)

A silent march was held on Sunday to mark the 76th year since the departure of the first "death trains" which carried Thessaloniki Jews...

Greek Army to Abolish Penalty for Draft Dodgers

The Greek government last week announced plans to abolish the 6,000-euro penalty for young Greeks who skipped out on their military service. Alternate Defense Minister...

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