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Troika Return to Athens to Assess Progress

The troika returns to Athens today to begin an assessment of the second multi-billion euro bailout for Greece. It is widely expected that officials from...

Bill Clinton Tells Samaras Austerity is Not Working

ATHENS – Meeting with visiting former U.S. President Bill Clinton, who game to Greece with a group of influential Greek-American leaders to discuss programs...

Clash at Greek Steel Plant Stirs Political Spat

Riot police used tear gas against striking steel workers Friday, in a rare government intervention into a labor dispute to break up picket lines...

Kids’ Camp Evacuated as Fire Burns Near Athens

Greek authorities evacuated a children's summer camp and a monastery near Athens on Thursday as a wildfire swept through forest land, damaging five homes...

Open-Air Cinemas: Breath of Night Life in Athens

If you find yourself stuck in Athens during this hot July, don’t despair. Athens is full of fun and fulfillment even amidst the summer...

Tourism Deeply Decreased in Greece Although Election Result Brought Some More Tourists

Hotel owners and other professionals of the broader tourism sector are trying hard to change the negative climate. In an interview with Ethnos newspaper, they describe...
U.S. Ambassador Daniel B. Smith with Fullbright Scholars in Athens, Greece

Fulbright Scholars and Donors Honored in Athens

U.S. Ambassador Daniel B. Smith and Fulbright Director Artemis Zenetou honored Greek and American Fulbright Scholars and Fulbright donors, in the presence of Deputy...
Microsoft Bombed in Athens, Greece

Greek Microsoft HQ Fire-Bombed in Athens

The Microsoft headquarters in Athens have been attacked, with assailants reversing a van through the front entrance and detonating an incendiary device that sparked...

4.8-Magnitude Quake Jolts Athens

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake in Greece’s southern Peloponnese peninsula jolted Athens on Saturday, the National Geodynamic Institute said, with no immediate reports of damage or...

Incoming Finance Minister Vassilis Rapanos in Hospital

Incoming Greek finance minister Vassilis Rapanos was admitted in hospital on Friday, the government said, with unconfirmed reports saying the 65-year-old senior banker had...

More Greeks Use Soup Kitchens as Economy Worsens

As Greece approaches five years of recession, the number of its citizens unable to provide food for themselves is increasing.  Soup kitchens in Athens...

Wildfire Burns Inside Air Base, One Fire Fighter Dead

Greek authorities say a fire fighter has died while helping to battle a large wildfire burning inside an air force base just west of...

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