Two Turkish servicemen are being held by police in safe area, says ministry

The two Turkish army officers who were entered Greece through Evros and handed themselves in to the authorities on February…

Seven Turkish military aircraft violate Athens' FIR

A group of seven Turkish military aircraft comprised of two F-4, four armed F-16 and a CN-235 transport aircraft entered…

Police arrests trafficker for trying to smuggle migrants into Greece

Policemen from Soufli’s border department, near the Turkish border, arrested on Friday a human trafficker who tried to smuggle 19…

Funeral for director Nikos Koundouros on Saturday, at public expense

The funeral for Greek film director Nikos Koundouros will take place at noon on Saturday, in the Athens 1st Cemetery.

Greek economy to grow by 2.5 pct in 2017 on conditions

The Greek economy could grow by 2.5 pct this year on conditions, the Bank of Greece said in its Annual…

Charred body found near Thessaloniki Zoo

A charred body was found early on Friday in a park near the Zoo of Thessaloniki.

Tsipras: Eurogroup's in principle agreement is a positive development

The in principle agreement at the recent Eurogroup was a very positive development, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday said…

PM Tsipras to brief Parliament on negotiations

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday will brief the Parliament on the course of the negotiations.

Athens Newspapers Headlines (23/02)

The Thursday edition of Athens dailies at a glance

Deputy Labour Min Petropoulos asks the help of commercial sector for a viable social security system

Lowering the tax free threshold without offset measures would be a problem, Deputy Labour Minister Tasos Petropoulos said during his…

New Democracy calls on Tsakalotos to make an official statement on Eurogroup results

"Mr Tsakalotos must stop pretending that he does not understand Greek," main opposition New Democracy (ND) said in a statement…

The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated, FinMin Tsakalotos says

"The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated," Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Thursday said in a statement to…

Appeals prosecutor asks for stricter sentences against convicted Energa-Hellas Power executives

Appeals prosecutor Grigoris Peponis appealed against a decision of a Felony Court which he says issued a lenient sentence against…

Weather forecast: Fair on Thursday (23/02/2017)

Mostly fair and westerly winds are forecast for Thursday.

Ilioupoli and Agia Paraskevi metro stations closed for works on Saturday

Ilioupoli station on line 2 and Agia Paraskevi station on line 3 will be closed on Saturday for works to…

Director Nikos Koundouros passes away, aged 90

Greek film and television director Nikos Koundouros passed away on Wednesday, at the age of 90. Koundouros had been admitted…

British ISIS suicide bomber was ex-Gitmo detainee who won £1mn compensation

Suicide bomber Abu-Zakariya al-Britani detonated a car bomb outside an Iraqi military base southwest of Mosul, 12 years after winning…

German officials says false alarm was sounded at school

A false alarm was sounded in a school in Menden in western Germany on Wednesday, local government officials said on…

Mexican man kills himself after being deported from US

A Mexican man has apparently taken his own life just half an hour after being deported from the United States.

Turkish Cypriot side not to take part in leaders meeting on Cyprus

The Turkish Cypriot side will not take part in Thursday's leaders meeting on ending the island's decades-long division, broadcaster NTV…

Turkey detains 35 suspected ISIS members in Istanbul

Turkish authorities on Wednesday detained 35 suspected members of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in raids across Istanbul, broadcaster Haberturk…

Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia seeks North Korea embassy official

Malaysia has asked for North Korea's help in searching for a senior embassy official wanted in connection with the killing…

UN: '1.4m children' face starving to death

The United Nations' children's agency Unicef is warning that almost one-and-a-half million children are at risk of starvation in South…

Malaysia says still to establish what killed North Korean

Malaysian authorities said on Tuesday they had still to establish what was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North…

'Suicide bombers killed' after targeting Pakistan court

At least four people have been killed and several others wounded in an attack on a courthouse in north-west Pakistan,…