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Construction of New International Airport in Crete Set to Begin

The Greek government is expected next week to ratify a contract for the construction and operation of the new international airport in Heraklion, Crete. The...

Blanket of Snow Covers Many Parts of Greece

Many parts of central and northern Greece lie covered in a blanket of snow on Wednesday as a new cold front holds the entire...

Spending Galore: Government Continues Tradition that Bankrupted Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has unleashed a barrage of promises to voters very much like those that brought him to power in 2015. With...

Opposition Leader Urges Greece to Allow Private Non-Profit Universities

The leader of the main opposition New Democracy (ND) Party called on Tuesday for the Greek parliament to allow private non-profit universities to be...

FYROM Officially Changes Name to North Macedonia

The government in Skopje announced late on Tuesday that the Prespa Agreement, which changes the name of the country to North Macedonia, came into...

EU Warns Greece It May Lose €750 Million in Funds

The European Commission reportedly warned Greece today that it risks losing €750 million in funds if it fails to complete a raft of reforms...

Cyprus, Israel Team Up For a “Safer Mediterranean”

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday hailed his country's flourishing ties with Cyprus during an official visit he made to Nicosia. Rivlin stated that cooperation...

Controversial Documentary Claims Jesus Christ Was Greek

''Bible Conspiracies'', a new documentary series distributed by Worldwide Multimedia, suggests that Jesus Christ was not actually a Jewish man but a Greek philosopher called Apollonius...

Orthodox Priests to Remain on Greek State Payroll

The Greek government announced on Tuesday that an agreement has been reached between the state and the Orthodox church which keeps priests on the...

Skopje Raises NATO Flag at Tuesday Ceremony

The nascent Republic of North Macedonia raised a NATO flag at its main government building today, as members of the military alliance continued to ratify...

The Five Most Romantic Places to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Athens

On Valentine's day, the beautiful city of Athens offers some uniquely romantic spots to you and your partner to celebrate the special day. As many couples decide...

Crete’s Minoan Treasures Are Still in UNESCO Limbo

By Phil Butler* It has been called “Europe’s oldest city.” The Palace at Knossos on Crete was the center of European culture from before 2800...

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