Crisis Pushes Elderly Out of Spas

While Greece is enjoying a record tourist season, one sector taking a big hit is the cities with therapeutic spas that are frequented mainly...

What an Ancient Greek Wrestler Taught Us About Building Strength

Nearly 2,500 years ago, a Greek man, Milo of Croton, a man of incredible strength and athleticism, taught us the three basic principles of building...

Mouskouri Gives 10,000 Euros For Homeless

Famed Greek singer Nana Mouskouri on Dec. 14 handed a check for 10,000 euros ($13,088) to Athens Mayor George Kaminis to be used to...

Greeks Eat Tons of Rejected Vegetables

Approximately 5000 Greeks have eaten more than two tonnes of fruit and vegetables rejected by food stores in an event that highlighted the waste...

New Evidence Indicates Greek Singer Pantelidis was Not Driving During Fatal Crash

New evidence in the case of the car crash that killed popular Greek singer Pantelis Pantelidis indicates that he was not driving the vehicle...

2013, Year of Kavafis

The Ministry of Culture has named 2013 Kavafis Year to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth. Kavafis was instrumental in the revival and recognition...

Restoration of Frankish Tower on Acrocorinth

The restoration works of the Frankish Tower on the Acrocorinth in the Peloponnese, southern Greece, are rapidly progressing. The restoration is funded by the National...

Acropolis Museum Marks ‘Inexhaustible’ Appeal of Ancient Greek Culture

As it gears up to celebrate the ninth anniversary of its official opening on June 20 the Acropolis Museum in Athens is making plans...

Omar Faruk Tekbilek to Play Athens June 30

In what is likely to be one of the hottest tickets in town this summer, Omar Faruk Tekbilek will perform in Athens at the Vrahon...

Greek Government Blasts ‘Deliberate Obstruction’ of Hellinikon Investment

The government will not tolerate deliberate delays in investments, sources from the prime minister's office said on Wednesday, commenting on the stalled investment at...

Thessaloniki Gearing Up for the 78th TIF

The 78th Thessaloniki International Fair is called to reflect, within a few days, the change of course of the national exhibition agency, after the...

Wikileaks Doc from 1978 on Karamanlis, Papandreou and ‘Blessed Greece’

"PRIME MINISTER KARAMANLIS AND OPPOSITION LEADER PAPANDREOU, THE MEN WHO SPEAK FOR THE OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF GREEKS, SEEM TO AGREE ON ONE THING AT...

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