Tsipras: Tusk's proposal on refugee quotas is unfortunate, untimely and unnecessary

The proposal by European Council President Donald Tusk to scrap mandatory quotas on relocating asylum seekers across the European Union…

Greece should only get a debt deal after its bailout is finished, new Eurogroup president says

Greece needs to fully complete its current bailout program before the country receives any relief on its huge debt pile,…

Greek 10-year bond yields fall to new record lows

Greek state bond yields continued falling to reach new record lows in the domestic electronic secondary bond market on Wednesday,…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Thursday (14/12/2017)

Partly cloudy and westerly winds are forecast for Thursday.

Danish and Greek excavating team collect more information on ancient port of Lechaion

Archaeologists of the Danish Institute at Athens and the Underwater Antiquities Ephorate continued excavations, cleaning and research at the Lechaion…

Work stoppages in transportation due to strike on Thursday

The Athens metro and tram will operate on Thursday from 09:00 until 16:00 due to strike action.

Erdogan: World should recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged leaders of Muslim nations to recognise Jerusalem as the "occupied capital of the…

Israel hits Gaza with airstrike in retaliation for rocket fire

The Israeli Air Force hit what it says was a Hamas military compound in Gaza Strip early Wednesday, after rockets…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (13/12/2017)

The Wednesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Greek president attends event for Polytechnic's 180th anniversary

The National Technical University of Athens is connected to the great struggles of the Greek people for independence, democracy and…

Christmas tree lights up in Athens

The Christmas season officially kicked off in Athens on Tuesday after city mayor Giorgos Kaminis lit up the Christmas tree…

TrainOSE trains not running from midnight Wednesday to midnight Thursday (14/12)

Due to general strike

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Wednesday (13/12/2017)

Mostly fair weather and westerly winds are forecast for Wednesday.

Local arrested for child abuse and incest

A local man has been arrested on Zakynthos and charged with child abuse and incest, sources reported on Tuesday.

Hiker found dead on Mt Olympus in third incident within four days

The dead body of a 54-year old hiker believed to have been killed in an accident on Mount Olympus was…

Powerful explosion at petrol station in Anavyssos; no injuries

A dynamite stick was used to set off the powerful explosion that occurred early on Tuesday, at a petrol station…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Tuesday (12/12/2017)

Hot and humid weather is forecast for Tuesday.

Athens Newspapers Headlines (12/12/2017)

The Tuesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Russia's Putin visits Syria airbase and orders start of pullout

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria, during an unannounced visit there on…

Fourth programme review regards Greece's exit from memorandum, gov't spokesman Tzanakopoulos says

The fourth programme review is nothing more than the great negotiation that will take place in the context of Greece's…

Debate on 2018 draft budget to begin on Monday; final vote on Dec. 19

The debate on the draft state budget for 2018 is scheduled to begin in Parliament on Monday.

Athens Newspapers Headlines (11/12/2017)

The Monday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Another 265 refugees depart from Lesvos, heading for Piraeus

Another group of 265 refugees and migrants, all of whom have been classed as vulnerable, were allowed to leave the…

Skourletis: Government will step in to ensure first homes are protected

A successful exit from the memorandums must be "combined with the possibility of shaping a plan for the reconstruction of…

Justice minister and CoS president clash publicly over wealth statements for judges

In a state governed by the rule of law, every person and especially those in a position to make decisions…