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Remembering Legendary Musician Tsitsanis, 35 Years After His Death

January 18, 2019 marks 104 years since the birth of the brilliant Greek musician Vassilis Tsitsanis, as well as 35 years since his passing. Born...

Tennis Legend Nadal Opens Training Center in Greece

Tennis star Rafael Nadal reached an agreement with Halkidiki's Sani resort on Thursday to create the ''Rafa Nadal Tennis Center'' in the popular summer destination...

Public Sector Employees Call 24-Hour Strike for Thursday

Greece’s largest public-sector union organization (ADEDY), which represents employees working for the country's public sector, has called for a 24-hour nationwide strike on Thursday,...

Karditsa: One of Greece’s Most Bike-Friendly Cities

Karditsa is one of Greece’s most successful examples of cities which embraced the culture of bike riding as an alternative to driving a car. Estimates...

Greek and Turkish Cypriots Begin Restoration of Historic Monastery

Greek and Turkish Cypriots have begun the restoration of the historic monastery of Saint Panteleimon in Myrtou, in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus. The...

Terror Group ”O.L.A.” Claims Responsibility for SKAI TV Bomb

The terrorist group O.L.A. claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the explosion of a bomb outside of SKAI TV and Kathimerini newspaper headquarters on December 17,...

Wikipedia Reveals What Greeks Searched For in 2018

According to a list published on Monday by Wikimedia’s "Community User Group for Greece, the online searches made by Greek people last year were...

Sales Begin Amid Hopes for Higher Consumer Spending

The annual winter sales period for shops across Greece is expected to start this year on Monday, January 14, 2019. The special sales will run until...

Photo of Car Blocking Disabled Greek Teen Goes Viral

A Facebook post by a father of a 17-year-old disabled Athens boy went viral when his son's wheelchair got stuck on a sidewalk in the...

Low VAT Rates for Five Aegean Islands Extended Six Months

People who live on the five Greek islands which have been the most heavily burdened in dealing with the influx of migration for the...

Greece and Cyprus Top EU in Restaurant and Hotel Spending

Some surprising revelations emerged from the results of an EU study announced recently. The 2017 study, by Eurostat, the official statistical authority of the European...
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The Greeks Who Left their Mark in 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slY9aA7Nxfk Numerous Greeks and members of the Greek diaspora excelled in 2018, be it in politics, business, sciences, the arts, sports or philanthropy. Many, perhaps most,...

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