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...

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 Greek Gov’t Grants Legal Status to Gay Couples

Justice Minister Nikolaos Paraskevopoulos told Parliament that legal cohabitation agreements will be made possible for same-sex couples in Greece, but gay adoptions will not...

First Rift in Coalition Over Building of Mosque in Athens

Junior coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL) voted against two amendments on the building of a mosque in Athens and tax relief on The Athens...

Greek Cities Swelter Amid Shrinking Green Spaces

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Greece is known for its beauty and nature, but this doesn’t always shine through in the bigger cities. People living in urban...

The Uniquely Greek Kiosks Soon to Become History

The renowned Greek kiosks that used to be found in every street corner selling newspapers, cigarettes, candy, soft drinks and other goods, are soon...

Thessaloniki Municipality and NGOs Collaborate to Help Homeless

The Municipality of Thessaloniki on Wednesday called on Non Government Organizations (NGOs) and charities to form a plan to help the city's homeless during...

“Greeting” Competition Winner in Greece to Meet Putin

An original gesture in social media (Facebook), is landing Julia Gavrilova a face to face meeting with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin....

Greece Shrouded in Snow, Traffic Jams on Highways

Yesterday's heavy snowfall has covered most of Greece in snow, causing traffic jams and leaving cars trapped in provincial highways for hours. National highways and...

President Papoulias Meets AHEPA Delegation

President of the Greek Republic, Karolos Papoulias, received a delegation of the Hellenic American Educational and Progressive Association (AHEPA) at the Presidential Mansion. “We have...

Greece’s Inspector General says 7,000 Suspensions is an Outrageous Number

  Despite that the competent Greek Ministers anticipated the suspension of thousands of unfaithful civil servants, the General Inspector of Public Administration, Leandros Rakintzis, speaking...

Two More Germans Pay their Share of Greek Loan to Germany in WWII

Two German citizens who visit Greece every year paid their share of the loan the country was forced to give Germany during the Third...

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