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Greek Island of Evia Battles Wildfires for a Third Day

Enforced firefighting teams worked through the night on Wednesday to put out rekindled fire pockets and to restrict a larger one in a deep...

Firefighters Battle Huge Fire on Greece’s Evia for Second Day

Hundreds of firefighters assisted by firefighting aircraft and water dropping helicopters  continued their battle on Wednesday against the huge fire in central Evia that...

Greek Wildfire Rages Out of Control; Villages on Evia Evacuated (video)

Greek authorities have ordered the evacuation of three villages in central Evia for precautionary reasons due to the wildfire that is raging on the...

August is Ideal Time to Visit Athens

It is a longstanding tradition for most Greeks to take their annual vacation around Assumption Day, on August 15. Apart from the tourists, the Greek...

Smoke From Εvia Wildfires Blankets Athens

Greek authorities on Tuesday warned Athens citizens, especially the elderly and infirm, to protect themselves from the smoke caused by wildfires raging on Evia...

Blaze Near Athens Under Control; Homes Damaged

Greek firefighters on Monday brought under control the big fire that broke out in the Athens suburb of Peania in the early hours. At least...

Hundreds of Firefighters Battle Big Fire Near Athens

A big fire has broken out in the Athens suburb of Peania east of the city, and authorities say they have ordered the evacuation...

First Ministerial-Level Energy Meeting in Athens Expresses Full Support for Cyprus

Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues and for the expansion of security and environmental co-operation was the outcome of...
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Thermal Imaging Camera Captures Athens Buildings During Heatwave (video)

As temperatures in Athens, on Friday, flirted with the 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) a drone equipped with a thermal imaging camera captured the heat...

Rare Photo Taken on 1895 Athens Roof Terrace Brought to Light

This extraordinary photo of a group of people relaxing around a table on the roof terrace of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) building in...

Earthquake Measuring 3.5 on Richter Scale Shakes Athens

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, an earthquake which shook  Attica on Thursday afternoon had a strength of 3.5 on the Richter scale. The epicenter...

First Eastern Mediterranean Energy Leadership Summit Slated for This October in Athens

An American think tank and a Greek university are joining forces to shed light on global  energy resource investments in the Eastern Mediterranean, and...

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