BBG: Greeks Forced to Steal Electricity to Survive

  In a detailed report, Bloomberg refers to the thousands of Greek households that reconnect their electricity supply illegally on their own, as they cannot...

Man from Cumbria Missing in Greece

Roger Bainbridge, 67, from Kendal, went missing while on holiday on the island of Paxos. He decided to go for a walk alone, and was...

New Year’s Eve Under the Acropolis of Athens

Within the framework of events planned by the Municipality of Athens, Greece, for New Year’s Eve, the city center will become a melting pot...

Greek Jews Outraged by GNTO’s Promotion of Easter Judas Burning

The Greek Jewish community is incensed by websites and brochures of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) that showcase the traditional Easter practice known as...

Guest House for Homeless People in Thessaloniki

People in need now have the opportunity to find a temporary shelter, a clean place to sleep, change their clothes and take a shower....

15th Encounter of Pontian Youth Associations

The 15th Encounter of Pontian Youth Associations at the Panagia Soumela Monastery starts on July 18 and will last until July 21 at Kastania,...

The Last Chairmaker of Komotini

“Bring out your old chairs, folks... here comes the chairbler!” Such is the cry of Hussein Ismet, the last chair-maker of Komotini in northern Greece, as...

Crisis Brought Solidarity in Greece

A recent article of the French News Agency (AFP) states that the financial crisis has generated better solidarity among Greek citizens. The article states that during the...

CIA Research: Greek Shipping 4th in the World and 1st in Quality

It is well-known that the performance of Greeks in the sea is regarded as top-notch. According to research conducted by the CIA, Greek shipping comes...
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The Garden Movement Grows In Greece

All across Greece, municipalities have allotted land to local citizens with the purpose of increasing food security for the underprivileged, educating the younger generation,...

Athens-Based ‘Communitism’ Organization Giving New Life to Crumbling Buildings in Historic Athens Neighborhood

Long before the financial crisis began nearly a decade ago in Greece there was a growing number of historic neo-classic era buildings that were...

Ramadan Closing Feast Celebrated by Turkish Tourists

Hundreds of Turkish tourists are going to celebrate the end of this year’s Ramadan in Thessaloniki and Halkidiki. The tourists from Turkey will visit...

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