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Flashback to 1897, the Day Athenians Came Across the First Car

To mark World Car Free Day last Saturday, many Athenians went by foot, bicycles and public transport to the Archaeological Museum to admire some...

Greek Jeweler Arrested for Beating Suspected Robber to Death (video)

Greek police arrested the owner of a jewelry store in central Athens and one more person on suspicion of killing a man who tried...

Greece’s Tsipras Meets with Commissioner for Migration Avramopoulos Ahead of EU Summit

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met on Wednesday with the European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos ahead of the informal EU Summit that will...

Athens: 33-Year-Old Woman Murdered Inside Her Garage

  A 33-year-old woman was found dead inside her car in the garage of her apartment block on Wednesday evening. The incident happened in Athens' northern...

Greek Operator Vows to Make Train ‘People’s First Choice’ For Athens – Thessaloniki Route

TRAINOSE, the Greek railway company that was recently bought by the Italian Ferrovie Dello Stato published an announcement regarding the new ETR 480 train,...

September 18, 1834: Athens Becomes the Capital of Greece

When Athens was officially declared the capital of the newly established Greek State on September 18, 1834, it was a small village of 7,000...
Athens, World Book Capital 2018

British Newspaper Amazed By Koukaki Neighborhood in Athens

One of the most popular newspapers in Britain, the Guardian, featured Athens in one of its travel editions this week. The British paper created a...

Sudden Storm Hits Athens in Greece, Causes Chaos (photos)

A sudden storm hit the Greek capital on Friday causing many problems to Athens' busy avenues and streets. The drivers had to drive slowly so...

Athens Ranks 13th Most Expensive Capital in Europe (graph)

Athens ranks in 13th place on the list of the most expensive capitals of the 48 European countries, according to Wanderu, a travel search...

Cyprus President Anastasiades to Visit Athens Next Week

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, will visit Athens on Monday to have talks with the Greek Prime Minister Alexis...

Pulitzer Laureate Jeffrey Eugenides in Athens for 2018 World Book Capital

Pulitzer Laureate, Jeffrey Eugenides, an American of Greek descent, is visiting Athens to participate in panel discussions at the Athens 2018 World Book Capital. Eugenides...

Three Bidders Shortlisted for Athens Metro Expansion

Greece’s state-owned subway operator, Attiko Metro, has short-listed three interested groups of contractors in a tender for a 1.5 billion euro ($1.8 billion) expansion...

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