Athens Newspapers Headlines (30/12/2017)

The Saturday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Short-term occupancy tax to be passed on to lodgers, as of Jan. 1

A daily occupancy tax paid by hotels, rooms and short-term apartment rentals will be passed on to lodgers instead, according…

Thirty-year-old snowboarder dies after avalanche at Vasilitsa ski center

A 30-year-old man died in hospital after he was buried by an avalanche while snowboarding at the Vasilitsa ski center…

Greek Foreign ministry appalled by yet another heinous attack at Coptic church in Cairo

The Greek Foreign ministry expressed its abhorrence over a gunman attack of worshippers at a Coptic Orthodox church near Cairo,…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Saturday (30/12/2017)

Mostly fair weather and north-northwesterly winds are forecast for Saturday.

Christmas sales up 2.5 pct on average

Retail sales during the Christmas period grew by an average 2.5 pct Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE) said…

Migrant's body recovered from Evros River

The body of a 20-25 year-old migrant, possibly African, was recovered from the waters of River Evros on the Greek-Turkish…

Tsipras has got some moves that will shake the political system, says Shipping Min Kouroumblis

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has got some moves in his hands that will shake the political system, stated Shipping Minister…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (29/12/2017)

The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Mass transportation to adjust schedules on New Year's, Epiphany Days

Buses and trolleys will run on a Sundays & Holidays schedule on New Year's (Jan. 1) and Epiphany (Jan. 6)…

Weather forecast: Rain on Friday (29/12/2017)

Rain and westerly-southwesterly winds are forecast for Friday.

Gov't is protecting more than 70 pct of first homes, Stathakis says

More than 70 pct of first homes are protected from auctions, Environment and Energy Minister George Stathakis said on Thursday.

Afghanistan suicide bomb attack: Dozens killed in Kabul

At least 40 people have been killed and 30 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Athens Newspaper Headlines (28/12/2017)

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

New law simplifies divorce proceedings

Couples can now get a consensual divorce by appearing before a notary public, instead of in court, according to a…

Group assumes responsibility for bombing of Appeals Court in Athens

The "Popular Fighters Group" assumed responsibility on Wednesday for last Friday's bombing of the Athens Court of Appeals and the…

Weather forecast: Rain on Thursday (28/12/2017)

Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale.

Drug dealing arrests in Piraeus

Two Albanians aged 37 and 48 were arrested in Piraeus district of Drapetsona for drug trafficking.

Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise

Equity prices were rising on Wednesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.56…

Hikers rescued on Mt.Olympus

A search-and-rescue team has located on Tuesday two hikers that have been trapped by the snow and ice in Aghios…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (27/12/2017)

The Wednesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Deadline to pay road tax expires on December 31; double charges for late payment

The deadline for vehicle owners to pay road tax for 2018 or hand in their vehicle licence plates and withdraw…

Israeli ambassador and Toskas discuss Rouvikonas paint attack

Israeli Ambassador in Athens Irit Ben-Abba on Tuesday spoke on the phone with Greece's Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas, the…

Weather service warns: Storm front and snow expected in Greece from Wednesday (27/12)

The weather is forecast to deteriorate in Greece during the week as a storm front makes its way across the…

Pavlopoulos thanks Albanian counterpart Ilir Meta for granting nationality to Archbishop Anastasios

President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos called his Albanian counterpart Ilir Meta on the telephone on Tuesday and thanked him…