Greeks Permanently Included in U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Greek nationals have been permanently exempted from the obligation to obtain travel documents (a visa) before traveling to the United States, according to a...

Wonder-Kid Pianist from Greece Ready to Dazzle New York (video)

Stelios Kerasidis; the 6-year-old wonder-kid from Greece, who has already achieved what many professional pianists would not even dream about, is ready to dazzle...

September 18, 1834: Athens Becomes the Capital of Greece

When Athens was officially declared the capital of the newly established Greek State on September 18, 1834, it was a small village of 7,000...

8 Great Benefactors Who Shaped Modern Greece

From Aristotle to Theodoros Kolokotronis and from Alexander the Great to Ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek history has focused mainly on the emblematic ancient figures and...

The Ghosts of Athens Christmas Past in All their Vintage Glory

Nostalgia may be a way to avoid today's challenges and yes, perhaps glorification of the past is as fake as some of our memories,...

OECD Data Shows Greeks are the Hardest Working People in Europe

The idea that Greeks are lazy, laid-back people when it comes to work, has been a prejudice widely spread in northern Europe; and particularly...

Greek Foreign Minister: Greece Supports Nice, Denounces Bastille Day Terror Attack

The Greek Foreign Ministry unequivocally condemned the terror attack in Nice. "Our heart and our thoughts are with the citizens of Nice. In these difficult...

Study Indicates Greek Drivers Are Rude, Reckless and Ignore Road Rules

Driving in Greece is not for the faint-hearted, and this is confirmed by new research by the Foundation VINCI Autoroutes group which promotes responsible driving. The study...

Citi Report: Brexit will Hurdle Growth Potential in Greece

Greece will not return to growth the second half of 2016 and the second bailout review will not be completed until year's end, due...
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Greeks Who Have Very Little, Give to Refugees Who Have Nothing

The picture of an elderly woman from the island of Lesbos bottle-feeding a refugee infant has made its rounds all over the world. Many felt Emilia Kamvysi...

The 10 Most Spectacular Lies and Backflips in Greek Politics in 2015

The year we're saying goodbye to started with turmoil in Greek politics. The New Democracy-PASOK coalition government was buckling under heavy pressure from the...

Greece’s 50 First Days Under the New Government Through Numbers and Figures

It has been 50 days since the second SYRIZA-ANEL coalition Greek government was sworn into power on September 23, 2015. Less than a month and...

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