China landslide leaves at least 140 missing in Sichuan

More than 140 people are feared buried in a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media say.

Man holed up in house in Metaxourgio surrenders to police

A man hiding inside a house in Metaxourgio in central Athens on Friday following a scuffle with four other individuals…

State Department: Hagia Sophia is of extreme importance

"Hagia Sophia is of extreme importance. We urge the government of Turkey to maintain its status in a manner that…

Building materials' prices down 0.1 pct in May

Building materials' prices fell 0.1 pct in May this year, compared with the same month in 2016 and remained unchanged…

Two dead, one injured in helicopter crash in Schinias wetland (vid)

A private company's spray helicopter crashed just before 10 on Friday morning in the wetland of Schinias, eastern Attica region.

Weather forecast: Sunny on Saturday (24/06/2017)

Mostly fair weather and winds from variable directions is forecast for Saturday.

Weather forecast: Sunny on Friday (23/06/2017)

Fair weather and winds from variable directions are forecast for Friday.

Dombrovskis outlines EU Commission's plan for investments and employment in Greece

A targeted plan for growth and job creation is being developed in Greece and extraordinary measures to support investments are…

Light tremor wakes up Mytilene; part of seismic sequence, say seismologists

A light tremor measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale woke up the residents of Mytilene at 5:48 on Thursday.

Foreign Ministry's announcement on the Koran reading and holding of prayers in Hagia Sophia

"We condemn the Koran reading and holding of prayers in Hagia Sophia, which was attended by the head of Turkey's…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (22/06/2017)

The Thursday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Avramopoulos, Mouzalas call for common European policy for migration

European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said on Wednesday migration needs a global approach to be successful and that the…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Thursday (22/06/2017)

Mostly fair weather and winds from variable directions are forecast for Thursday.

PM Tsipras: Clear corridor to exit the crisis and the memoranda

A clear corridor to exit the crisis and the memoranda opened with the Eurogroup's decision, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said…

Capital controls will be lifted very soon, gov't spokesman Tzanakopoulos says

The capital controls will be soon lifted, State Minister and government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Wednesday addressing the conference…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (21/06/2017)

The Wednesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

PM Tsipras to Brussels ahead of EU summit

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Brussels on Wednesday ahead of the summit on June 22-23.

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Wednesday (21/06/2017)

Fair weather and winds from variable directions are forecast for Wednesday.

Registered unemployment down 4.04 pct in May

Registered unemployment fell 4.04 pct in May from April this year, to 830,233 from 865,209 over the same months, respectively,…

Investments are not only the privatisations, Tzanakopoulos says

Investments are not only the privatisations, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos on Tuesday said when asked to comment on ESM chief…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (20/06/2017)

The Tuesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Otto Warmbier: Trump condemns 'brutal' N Korea as student dies

US President Donald Trump has called North Korea a "brutal regime" after the death of a US student who had…

Otto Warmbier: US student sent home from North Korea dies

The US student held in captivity for more than 15 months in North Korea has died a week after returning…

Regling to ERT: Possible for Greece to return to markets this year if reforms continue

European Stability Mechanism (ESM) chief Klaus Regling reiterated his view that Greece could tap the markets later this year or…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Tuesday (20/06/2017)

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Tuesday.