Lightning of Olympic flame for 23rd Winter Olympics started at Ancient Olympia

The lightning ceremony for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games ‘PyeongChang 2018’ started on Tuesday noon at the stadium of Ancient…

Burying treasure in WWII: A photo exhibit at the National Archaeological Museum

An exhibition of historical photographs at the National Archaeological Museum (NAM) will commemorate “Ochi Day”, when Greece turned down an…

Tsakalotos rejects reports new measures will be needed to close third review

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos vehemently rejected claims that Greece’s third program review will not end in time and that the…

Weather forecast: Rain on Tuesday (24/10/2017)

Rain and westerly winds are forecast for Tuesday.

Meeting with institution missions on liberalising the gas market on Tuesday

The environment and energy ministry's leadership will meet with the representatives of the lenders at 09:30 on Tuesday morning.

Freighter runs aground in the Gulf of Igoumenitsa

The Cook Islands-flagged freighter "Ali M" with a crew of 24 on Monday ran aground in seas within the Gulf…

President Pavlopoulos meets with Nicolas Sarkozy

President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos met on Monday with former French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the presidential mansion.

Building strong bilateral relations will dominate Tsipras' meeting with Korean counterpart

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with his Korean counterpart Lee Nak-yeon on Monday. The meeting is considered critical following…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (23/10/2017)

The Monday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Heavy rain and storms expected from Monday (23/10/2017)

The weather in Greece is expected to take a turn for the worse on Monday, with an extended dry spell…

Spain Catalonia: Foreign minister denies 'coup' by Madrid

The Spanish Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, has denied that his government's move to reassert control over Catalonia amounts to a…

Italians vote in autonomy referendums in shadow of Catalonia crisis

Two wealthy regions of northern Italy began voting on Sunday in referendums for autonomy, ballots that could fan regional tensions…

Japan goes to the polls in snap election

A typhoon has been drenching parts of Japan as the country heads to the polls after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe…

Greece will soon be able to access the markets, Schaeuble says

Greece is currently on a good path and, even though it has not fully overcome the problem, the more pessimistic…

Sunny weather forecast on Sunday (22/10/2017)

Mostly sunny weather and light cloud is forecast in Greece on Sunday, with winds blowing up to 5 Beaufort.

Five people injured in central Munich knife attack – medics

An unidentified knifeman has attacked and wounded several people in central Munich, local police and firefighters reported.

Shipping minister orders the recovery of sunken cruise ship 'Sea Diamond' in Santorini

Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis ordered on Friday the salvaging of the cruise ship “Sea Diamond” which sank off the port…

Clear skies forecast throughout Greece on Saturday (21/10/2017)

Clear skies or light cloud are forecast throughout Greece on Saturday, with light breezes up to 4 Beaufort and a…

Traffic restrictions in central Athens on Sunday for 31st Athens Run

Temporary traffic restrictions will be imposed in central Athens this Sunday for the 31st Athens Run taking place in the…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (20/10)

The Friday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Tsipras proposes measures to strengthen EU-Turkey deal on migration

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposed five measures to tackle migration and refugee flows effectively on a European level during his…

EU leaders will support Italy on migration to close Central Mediterranean route, says Tusk

EU leaders decided to support Italy manage refugee flows at the Central Mediterranean route, European Council President Donald Tusk told…

Gov't spokesman: Tsipras' visit to the US confirms Greece's economic and geopolitical importance

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' visit to the US is part of Greece's multi-dimensional foreign policy and confirms that the country's…

Two beaches in Piraiki delivered to the public

Greek authorities on Thursday delivered two beaches on the Piraiki coast, which were polluted by the sinking of the oil…

Tsipras participating in Party of European Socialists meeting in Brussels

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is participating as an observer in the meeting of the Party of European Socialists in Brussels…