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Mysterious Yacht at the Port of Thessaloniki

An enormous, luxurious yacht has been anchored for the past few weeks at the port of Thessaloniki. Its owner and passengers currently remain unknown...

Petrified Forest of Lesvos Put on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

One of the most astonishing creations of nature, the Petrified Forest of Lesvos has been put on UNESCO’s world heritage list of cultural and natural landmarks. The...

Archive Film of Greece’s Liberation from the Nazis (Video)

Among the archive footage released when British Pathé put its entire back catalogue of vintage newsreels on YouTube last week was film dating back in 1944 of Greece’s...

13th Thessaloniki Int’l Student Model United Nations 2014 Underway

  More than 400 students from universities in Greece and abroad will be taking place in the 13th International Model United Nation conference entitled ThessISMUN...

Chinese Couples to Mass Marry on Crete

Eighteen Chinese couples will tie the knot on the idyllic Greek island of Crete on Friday, April 25. Preparations are already underway for the big day at...

Greece to Sell Disused Olympic Facilities

The Greek privatization fund TAIPED (Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund) is to undertake the sale of the disused Olympic facilities in Athens, construction of which cost more...

Italy’s Enel Applies to Search Greece For Oil and Gas

The Greek Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change received yesterday three applications for hydrocarbon exploration in the regions of western Greece and Epirus. All...

Eurostat Certifies Greek Primary Surplus Reached

The European Union's statistics agency Eurostat on April 23 said that Greece had a 3.4 billion euro primary surplus for 2013, a benchmark that...

SYRIZA Dumps Gypsy Activist For Muslim

Greece's major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) party has suddenly and without explanation yanked a Roma leader in Thrace from its list...

Google Celebrates St George’s Day

The Google homepage Doodle today, April 23rd, celebrates St George’s Day. St George is a very popular saint among Christians whether they are Orthodox, Catholic,...

Four Years of Memorandum in Greece

Four years ago, on Friday April 23, 2010, the then Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou visited Kastelorizo, eastern Greece and announced that the country will...

Samaras Wants Troika To OK Corporate Tax Cut

With most Greeks buried under big tax hikes to go along with salary cuts, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras reportedly wants to cut taxes for...

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