Afghan Taliban free six crew of Pakistani helicopter captured after crash

Five Pakistanis and a Russian who were captured by the Afghan Taliban after their government helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan…

Conjoined twins born in Syria war zone

A mother has given birth to conjoined twins in a part of Syria that has seen some of the war΄s…

IS leader in Afghanistan killed, US believes

Hafiz Saeed Khan, leader of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan and Pakistan, died in a US drone strike last…

Weather Forecast: Clouds, rain on Saturday (13/08/2016)

Rain in the north and fair weather in the south is forecast for Saturday.

Two injured in shooting in Spanish city of Zaragoza

Two people were seriously injured in a shooting in the northeastern Spanish city of Zaragoza on Friday (12/08/2016) morning in…

Gov't spokeswoman Gerovassili rejects early elections scenarios

Government spokeswoman Olga Gerovassili rejects scenarios of early elections in an interview with Efimerida ton Syntakton on Friday (12/08/2016).

Athens Newspaper Headlines (12/08/2016)

The Friday edition of Athens΄ dailies at a glance.

Thailand blasts: More explosions target tourist towns

A series of coordinated blasts across Thailand has targeted tourist towns leaving four dead and many injured, with reports of…

Gold medalist Anna Korakaki receives hero's welcome in Athens

Olympic champion Anna Korakaki, who won gold and bronze in the 25-meter pistol and 10-meter air pistol in Rio respectively,…

More than 1 in 4 youths in Greece is neither in employment nor in education - Eurostat

More than 1 in every 4 young persons aged 20-24 was neither in employment nor in education or training (NEET)…

Greek Foreign Ministry responds to Turkish FM announcement

The elimination of the anachronistic system of guarantees and the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Cyprus are sine qua non…

Weather Forecast: Clouds, rain on Friday (12/08/2016)

Rain and strong winds are forecast for Friday for the northern parts of the country with temperatures between 20C and…

Two Turkish military attaches fled to Italy after coup bid: minister

Two Turkish military attaches based in Greece fled to Italy after being recalled following the July 15 failed coup and…

Final list of contenders for TV licences tender announced

The General Secretariat for News and Communication on Thursday announced the final list of nine bids selected to contend in…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (11/08/2016)

The Thursday edition of Athens΄ dailies at a glance.

Canadian police 'kill suspect in anti-terror operation'

Police have shot dead a suspect in an anti-terror operation in the Canadian province of Ontario, media reports say.

Labour ministry: No cuts to main pensions

The labour ministry rejected media reports of an imminent or retroactive cut in main pensions on Wednesday (10/08/2016), labelling them…

Weather Forecast: Fair on Thursday (10/08/2016)

Mostly fair weather and northwesterly winds are forecast for Thursday.

Turkish admiral 'claims asylum in US' after failed coup

A high-ranking Turkish military officer has reportedly claimed asylum in the United States after authorities in Turkey linked him to…

We will continue to invest in Piraeus port, says Cosco' s chief Wan Min

"We will continue the investments in Piraeus port" said Cosco's general director Wan Min on Wednesday (10/08/2016) at the opening…

Eleven premature babies killed in Baghdad maternity hospital fire -ministry

At least eleven prematurely born babies were killed in a fire that broke out in the early hours of Wednesday…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (10/08/2016)

The Wednesday edition of Athens΄ dailies at a glance.

Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Wednesday (10/08/2016)

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Wednesday.

Shooter Anna Korakaki wins first gold for Greece in Rio

Shooter Anna Korakaki won the first gold medal for Greece in women’s 25-meter pistol on Tuesday (09/08/2016) evening, in a…

Weather Forecast: Clouds, rain on Tuesday (09/08/2016)

Clouds, rain and northerly winds are forecast for Tuesday.