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Demonstrators Defy Rally Ban, Clash with Police in Central Athens

Hundreds of demonstrators defied a ban on demonstrations and gathered on two separate locations in central Athens on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of...

Greek Police Bans Public Gatherings Ahead of Polytechnic Uprising Anniversary

The Greek Police issued a statement late on Saturday night announcing that all public gatherings of more than four people in Greece's public places...

Construction Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Gem in Downtown Athens

Α spectacular ancient Greek sculpture was unearthed in the downtown Agia Irini (St Irene) Square of Athens on Saturday during construction work. The news was...

Athenians Head Out of Capital Before Second Lockdown Begins

As many most likely expected, there was a bit of a coronavirus exodus out of the Greek capital on Friday, with a great deal...

Mt. Lycabettus Provides Stunning Panoramic Views of Acropolis, Saronic Gulf

Located in the heart of Greece's bustling capital, Mount Lycabettus provides a serene, picturesque escape from the noise and hubbub of Athens' fast-paced urban...

Athens Opens First-Ever Official Mosque to the Faithful

After a fourteen-year wait, the first ever-official mosque began operating in Athens on Monday, welcoming Muslims for prayer. “A long effort by successive governments since...

Acropolis to Become Entirely Accessible to Disabled For First Time

For the first time in its long history, stretching back into Greek antiquity, the buildings atop the Acropolis, Athens' "Holy Mountain," will become completely...

Evicted 90-Year-Old Greek Woman Forced to Sleep on the Streets

A 90-year-old woman unable to pay her rent who was evicted from her home in Athens, was forced to sleep on the streets for...
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Mohegan Gets the Green Light for the Casino Construction in Athens

The Hellenic Gaming Commission accepted the financial proposal of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE)-GEK TERNA as provisional winner in the bidding process for the...
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Early Morning Storms Flood Athens, Western Greece

The Athens Fire Service received more than 120 calls to pump water out of basements as a heavy storm hit the Greek capital at...

Nazi Slogans Sprayed at Jewish Cemetery in Athens

Greek Police on Monday said that investigations are underway to locate and arrest the perpetrators who wrote Nazi slogans on the outer wall of...

Greek Armenians Hold Rally in Athens: “We are Like Brothers and Sisters”

By Sean Mathews A large demonstration was held in Athens’ Syntagma Square on Wednesday by members of the Greek Armenian community in a show of...

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