Lone Inhabitant of Kinaros Who Went Missing Found Safe and Sound

Irene Kotsatourchi, the lone inhabitant of the Greek islet of Kinaros who has been considered missing since the beginning of the week was found...

Search Operation Launched for Lone Inhabitant of Greek Islet who has Gone Missing

Greek search and rescue teams attempted on Thursday to locate an elderly woman who is the lone resident of the islet of Kinaros in...

Bakers Create Giant Five-Ton Vasilopita Cake in Peristeri, Attica

The Association of Bakers of Athens, together with citizens from Attica's large municipality of Peristeri, prepared, baked and distributed to the public a massive...

How to Celebrate the New Year in Traditional Greek Style

Do you ever wonder how people in Greece celebrate the annual New Year’s festivities? The country and its people are so passionate about their...

Podariko: Why Greeks Carefully Select Who Sets Foot First in Their House in the...

One of the oldest customs Greeks follow with the advent of the New Year is called “podariko”, from the root pod-, or foot, roughly meaning “good foot.”

Athens-Lamia Highway Shuts Down Due to Heavy Snowfall

The Athens-Lamia Highway shut down completely for approximately five hours on Monday afternoon due to heavy snowfall. The highway is the main artery which connects...

Government Pledges More Security as PM Mitsotakis Presents New ”DIAS” Police Unit

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, accompanied by Citizen's Protection Minister Michael Chrysochoides, presented the new ''DIAS'' police unit on Monday in Athens, pledging more...

Santa Claus or Saint Basil? The Eternal Greek Christmastime Paradox

Although Santa Claus, or Father Christmas, is the figure that all nations with Christian traditions associate with Christmas, one major difference exists between the...

Greek PM to Discuss Purchase of F-35 Jets With President Trump

Greek premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in an interview published on Sunday that he will raise the possibility of Greece acquiring the state-of-the-art F-35 fighter...

Geoscientists Draft ‘Seismotectonic Atlas of Greece’

An integrated "Seismotectonic Atlas of Greece", which will provide the basis for a realistic assessment of earthquake hazard across the country, is being drafted...

Pomegranate: The Ancient Greek Symbol of Life, Good Fortune for the New Year

Smashing a pomegranate on New Year’s Day is an Ancient Greek custom that continues to this day as the red colored nutritious fruit is...

Zinovia Weather System Brings Cold and Snow throughout Greece

The cold front brought by the weather system "Zinovia" continues for the second day in Greece covering many parts of the country with snow...

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