UN Warns One Third of Greece Threatened by Desertification

June 17 is the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, according to a United Nations initiative. This year the organization is sending our new...

Greek Kayakers Set Out on Aegean Adventure for a Good Cause

Two Greek environmentalists set off from Greek shores in their kayaks on Monday, intending to paddle to ten Aegean islands in order to raise...

Greek Good Samaritans Help Refugee Woman Deliver Baby on Kos

Two women on the Greek island of Kos joined forces to help a refugee woman from the island's migrant center deliver her baby over...

Greek PM Tsipras Warns Turkey of EU Sanctions Over Cyprus Drilling

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday that Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of...

Greeks Lonelier Than Most Europeans, New Study Finds

Greeks, along with other southern Europeans, feel lonelier and are more socially isolated than Western and Northern Europeans, according to a recent study by...

Summer Festival Season Kicks Off in Ikaria, Greece (video)

The island of Ikaria is famous throughout Greece for her "Panagiria", a series of traditional feast days that celebrate the Saints' name days and...

Greek Marine Scientists Warn of Highly Toxic Fish Spotted in the Aegean (video)

Marine biologists in Greece have recently launched a program to control a highly toxic fish that has been spotted in the Aegean in the...

Manos Hatzidakis: The Greek Composer Who Sold “Lottery Tickets in Heaven”

Along with Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hatzidakis was Greece's greatest composer and his music can easily be called the soundtrack of 20th century Greece. His...

Three Out of Four Greeks Believe the Country Needs More Women in Politics

A recent survey conducted by Greece's Research Center for Gender Equality (KETHI) in April found that 72 percent of Greeks believe that the country...

Greek Firefighters Warn Public That Only 40 Percent of Their Vehicles are Reliable

The President of the Association of Firefighters, Phillipos Panteleakos, has said there are many damaged firefighting vehicles in garages all over the country awaiting...

Large Fire Breaks Out on Evia, Greece

A large wildfire broke out in Greece‘s island of Evia (Euboea), near the capital of Athens, in Central Greece, on Thursday afternoon. The fire was...

Greece Climbs Fourteen Places on Global Peace Index for 2019

The Sydney-based Institute for Economics and Peace recently published 2019's version of the ''Global Peace Index,'' in which Greece climbed fourteen spots compared to...

LATEST