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Giannis Moralis Wins First Round in Piraeus’ Municipal Election

The candidate from the center-left KINAL and To Potami parties, and current Mayor of Piraeus Giannis Moralis, won the first round of voting for...

Archaeological Council Approves Environmental Study for ”The Hellinikon Project”

The Central Archaeological Council of Greece (KAS) gave a green light on Wednesday to the environmental study for the project formally called the "Implementation...

White Blanket Covers Athens As Hailstorm Hits the Capital (video)

Hailstorm and torrential rainfall hit many parts of Athens on Monday afternoon, as adverse weather conditions continue to affect wide swaths of the country....

Rainy Weather Causes Blackouts in Attica, Old Bridge in Danger

The continuous rainfall and strong winds that started on Friday evening across Greece caused blackouts in areas in Attica due to damages in the...

Greek Supreme Court Orders Investigation of Racist Incidents Involving Refugees

An investigation was ordered by Greece’s Supreme Court Prosecutor Xeni Demetriou on Thursday to investigate an attack on refugees which took place recently in Attica and...

Greek Prosecutor Files Charges Against Officials in Deadly Mandra Flood

The Athens prosecutor's office filed on Tuesday four misdemeanor charges against nine individuals for the deadly flash flood in Mandra, western Attica, in November...

Attica Region Touted as Ultimate Wedding Destination

Local authorities from Greece’s largest prefecture of Attica revealed this week that they plan to promote wedding tourism in the region in the coming year. The...

Death Toll From Mati Fire Disaster Rises to 100

Almost five months since the devastating fires in East Attica, a 73 year-old man died of his burns at the Evangelismos hospital in Athens. The...

New Map Shows Earthquake-Prone Areas in Greece

The "Global Earthquake Model", a new online resource created by the Global Science Forum of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), was...

Schools To Remain Closed In Several Parts of Greece as Cyclone Approaches

According to announcements issued by the regional governors of Attica, Rena Dourou, and Peloponnese, Petros Tatoulis, all of Attica's and Peloponnese's schools will remain...

Greece’s Wildfires Death Count Rises to 99

A 26-year-old woman who was hospitalized in Athens' Evangelismos Hospital died earlier today, rising the number of victims from the worst wildfires in Greek...

Demolition of Illegal Buildings in Attica Begins

The first round of demolition of illegally erected buildings on the Athens-Sounio coast began on Wednesday, Environment and Energy Minister George Stathakis revealed in...

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