The restoration of collective negotiations is a critical issue, Labour Min says

The restoration of collective negotiations is a critical issue for the government because they protect the employees, something that cannot…

Italy school bus crash and fire leaves 16 dead

A bus carrying schoolchildren has crashed and caught fire in northern Italy, killing at least 16 people, emergency officials say.

Athens Newspapers Headlines (21/01/2017)

The Saturday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Youths hurl petrol bombs against riot police in Exarcheia

A group of youths attacked with petrol bombs on Friday (20/01/2016) a riot police unit stationed on Tositsa Street in…

Donald Trump begins overhaul as first executive orders signed

Donald Trump has taken his first steps as president, signing an executive order which targets the signature health care reforms…

Farmers, livestock farmers in Arta, Preveza, plan rallies for Saturday (21/01) and Monday (23/01)

Farmers and livestock farmers in the towns of Arta and Preveza announced protest rallies and marched for Saturday and Monday…

Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Saturday (21/01/2017)

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday.

Donald Trump inauguration: 45th US president to be sworn in

Donald Trump is set to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

Three dead, more than 15 injured after driver ploughs car into Australian pedestrians

A man deliberately drove into pedestrians, killing three and injuring more than 15 in the center of Australia's second largest…

PM Tsipras to meet pensioners' associations

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet on Friday (20/01/2017) with representatives of the country’s biggest pension funds: IKA, public sector,…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (20/01/2017)

The Friday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Weather forecast: Clouds, rain on Friday (20/01/2017)

Clouds, rain and northerly winds are forecast for Friday.

Eide: Working group on Cyprus successfully concluded its 2nd meeting in Switzerland

A meeting at the level of deputies and experts discussing Cyprus in Mont Pèlerin, Switzerland on 18-19 January, successfully concluded…

Court hears from retired Navy officer sued former PM over pre-election pledges

A First Instance Court discussed on Thursday a civil lawsuit filed by a retired Lieutenant of the Navy against former…

Greeks lost one GDP in their net wealth during the crisis

Greeks' present net wealth -excluding loans- was 856 billion euros, from 1,023 billion in 2009 -before the Greek debt crisis-…

Head of World Tourism Organisation to visit Greece

The head of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai has accepted an invitation to visit Greece in the near…

10,956 refugees on the northern Aegean islands; 20 arrivals recorded in the last 24 hours

A total of 20 migrants and refugees arrived on Wednesday on Lesvos while no arrivals were recorded on Chios and…

President Pavlopoulos meets with EU Commissioner Canete

President of Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos met on Thursday with visiting European Commissioner for Climate and Energy Miguel Arias Canete at…

Four metro stations to remain closed on Saturday and Sunday

The Athens metro stations Attiki and Akropolis of line 2 and the stations Megaro Moussikis and Ethniki Amyna of line…

Tourism minister Kountoura meets King Felipe VI of Spain

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Wednesday had a brief meeting with King Felipe VI of Spain at the Palacio Real…

Power blackout on five Cyclades islands due to short circuit

Five islands of the Cyclades group -Paros, Naxos, Ios, Sikinos and Folegandros- were left without power on Wednesday due to…

Weather forecast: Rain on Thursday (19/01/2017)

Rain, storms and winds from variable directions are forecast for Thursday.

Mosul battle: Iraqi army retakes city's east from IS

The Iraqi army says it has recaptured all of eastern Mosul from the so-called Islamic State (IS) group.

This government is dangerous for the democratic normality, ND leader Mitsotakis says

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday (18/01/2017) in Parliament accused the government of the TV licences…

Tsipras: Hard efforts to find a solution on Cyprus

The Geneva conference will resume on Wednesday (18/01/2017) on a technical diplomatic level. The Greek government is in close contact…