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The Platonic Academy of Athens: The World’s First University

Τhe Platonic Academy, or simply, ''The Academy'', was a famous school in ancient Athens founded by Plato in 428/427 BC and located a couple of...

Greece and European Commission Close To Agreement on Pension Cuts

The European Commission is nearing an agreement with the Greek government to approve Greece's draft budget for 2019, European sources said on state-run A.M.N.A....

President Pavlopoulos Supports Extension of Greek Territorial Waters

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopios Pavlopoulos, in a statement issued on Monday to multiple recipients, including Turkey, stated that Greece has the...

We Vote Corfu! Greek Island Competes For Europe’s Best Filming Location

Corfu is a finalist in a European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) competition for the best European shooting location for television and film. The island was proposed...

Two New Border Crossings Open in Cyprus, the First in Eight Years (video)

Two new border crossing points opened in Cyprus on Monday, on the island that has been divided since 1974, when Turkey invaded and occupied...

Four Police Injured in Athens Court After Fight With Anarchists (video)

Four police officers belonging to the Hellenic Police's motorcycle-mounted ''DIAS'' force were injured on Monday morning in an Athens court, following a fight with...

Greek Pilot Dazzles Crowds in Crete (video)

A Greek pilot of an F-16 fighter aircraft marked celebrations for the patron saint of Heraklion, Saint Minas, on Sunday with a spectacular display...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 28 Migrants; Two Dead off Turkey

The Hellenic Coast Guard rescued 28 migrants coming from Turkey after their Zodiac-type rubber boat capsized near Farmakonisi. The crew of the patrol vessel rescued...

Nearly 6,000 Turks Have Sought Refuge in Greece Since 2016

A total of 5,786 Turkish citizens have applied for refugee status in Greece since 2016’s failed coup attempt that was followed by a government...

Minor Earthquake Recorded under Ionian Sea

A new earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale was recorded in the Ionian Sea on Monday morning. The tremor struck at 08:50 and was...

Former French President: Grexit Threat was Not a Bluff

The Grexit threat in July 2015 was not a bluff, said former French president Francois Hollande, speaking about the crucial negotiations before the agreement...

Onassis vs. Niarchos: The Battle of the Legendary Greek Tycoons

Aristotle Onassis and Stavros Niarchos had two completely different personalities, but one common destiny -- to shape the 20th century in Greece. Aristotle Onassis was born...

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