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Veteran Greek crime journalist shot dead by bike-borne assailants

April 10, 2021 6:12 pm

Greek police have launched a manhunt for the unidentified individuals and have said that the murder was carefully planned, Aljazeera reported.

Greece makes fresh WWII reparation claims from Germany

April 05, 2021 10:36 pm

The cost of the damage caused by Nazi Germany in Greece during the war has been estimated at €289 billion ($339 billion) by a Greek parliamentary commission. That amount includes a loan that Greece was forced to grant the German central bank.

Ancient bull figurine uncovered in Greece

March 20, 2021 3:42 pm

Greece's Culture Ministry said on Friday that the small intact figurine was found after an archaeologist spotted one horn poking out of the ground, following recent rainfall in the area.

Winter wonderland: Photos of Athens covered in a blanket of snow wows netizens

February 18, 2021 10:36 am

As tress, building and rods were blanketed in snow many residents stepped outside balconies and in the streets to play in the snow and click photographs.

A stunning villa in Greece could be your office for 30 days!

December 28, 2020 4:41 pm

The company is looking for two chosen persons, who will be treated with luxury and an amazing Wi-Fi connection

70-year-old pulled alive as Turkey earthquake death toll hits 53

November 01, 2020 4:57 pm

It was the latest series of remarkable rescues after the Friday afternoon earthquake, which was centered in the Aegean northeast of the Greek island of Samos. Search-and-rescue teams were working in nine buildings Sunday in the Turkish city of Izmir as day broke.

Explained: Why Greece wants to extend the wall along its border with Turkey

October 28, 2020 8:48 am

The move is the latest sign of fast deteriorating relations between Greece, a European Union member, and Turkey, a candidate for EU membership.

Greece: Golden Dawn party leaders jailed for 13 years

October 14, 2020 6:03 pm

The landmark ruling follows a five-year trial of dozens of top officials, members and supporters of Golden Dawn, an organization founded as a neo-Nazi group in the 1980s that rose to become Greeces third-largest political during a major financial crisis in the previous decade.

Greek, Turkish foreign ministers meet as tensions ease

October 08, 2020 5:38 pm

Turkey's foreign ministry released a short video of Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusloglu meeting on the sidelines of the Globsec Forum in Bratislava.

Greek court rules Golden Dawn party criminal organisation

October 07, 2020 2:52 pm

Party leader Nikos Michaloliakos and 17 other former parliamentary members face at least 10 years in prison if convicted of charges of leading or participating in a criminal organization.

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Successive fires in Greek refugee camps leave thousands homeless

September 12, 2020 5:42 pm

Officials have said the Tuesday and Wednesday night blazes were deliberately set by some camp residents angered at quarantine and isolation orders imposed after 35 people in the Moria camp tested positive for COVID-19.

Refugee women find relief in Greece soccer

July 11, 2019 6:58 am

The United Nations Refugee Agency, known as the UNHCR, says there were 76,100 pending asylum claims in Greece at the end of 2018, in a report prepared for World Refugee Day on Thursday.

Snow coats ancient monuments in Athens amid record cold spell

January 14, 2019 10:25 am

The ancient monuments in Athens got a rare dusting of snow on Tuesday as temperatures across Greece hit record lows, bringing transport to a standstill in some areas

Greece referendum says 'No' to bailout

July 06, 2015 11:35 am

GREECE REFERENDUM: More than 60 percent of voters in a hastily called referendum have rejected creditors' demands for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans.

Greece debt crisis: How people are coping with the financial meltdown

June 30, 2015 12:11 pm

Greece’s bailout program ends on Tuesday, when the country is unlikely to make a 1.6 billion euro ($1.8 billion) repayment to the International Monetary Fund.