Houston floods: 'Catastrophic' flooding from Harvey to worsen

"Catastrophic" flooding in the US state of Texas is only expected to worsen in coming days as waters rise following…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (29/08/2017)

The Tuesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

North Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat'

North Korea has fired a missile over northern Japan in a move Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an "unprecedented"…

Hydrofoil engine breaks down off Aegina - Passengers safe

A hydrofoil travelling from Aegina to Piraeus on Monday was forced to return to the island after suffering a malfunction…

Wildfire breaks out in Amaliada, in Ilia

A new fire broke out at an agricultural area near Peristeri in Amaliada, in northwestern Ilia, on Monday, according to…

Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Tuesday (29/08/2017)

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Tuesday.

Arrival of US tourists up in 2017, Tourism Min says

The arrival of US tourists is steadily on the increase in 2017 while reservations for 2018 are also positive, according…

Tsipras: Only united, we can face terrorism

The Prime Minister's message.

Firefighters fight to set Zakynthos fire under control

Firefighters fight a blaze that broke out on Saturday in the village Maries, on the island of Zakynthos.

Athens Newspapers Headlines (28/08/2017)

The Monday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

PM Tsipras to chair cabinet meeting on Monday (28/08/2017)

The cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, scheduled for 10.30 am will focus on three issues -- the…

Weather Forecast: Fair on Monday (28/08/2017)

Fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Monday.

No chance of layoffs in Thessaloniki's urban transport, says OASTh president

There will not be any layoffs at Thessaloniki's urban transport company (OASTh), its new president Stelios Pappas said on Friday,…

Greek stocks end flat

Greek stocks ended flat in the Athens Stock Exchange on Friday in a subdued trading session with low turnover.

Fire breaks out in western Achaia

A wildfire broke out around the mountainous village of Santomeri in western Achaia on Friday, the fire brigade said.

Parliament President Voutsis sees government reshuffle after third programme review conclusion

Parliament President Nikos Voutsis estimated on Friday that the government reshuffle will take place after the conclusion of the third…

Monthly grant for internet to 72,000 first year university students

Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas and Education Minister Kostas Gavroglou announced on Friday the provision of a monthly grant for…

Weather Forecast: Fair on Saturday

Fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday.

Social Solidarity Income to be granted to beneficiaries on Friday

The Social Solidarity Income will be granted to the beneficiaries on August 25.

Greek stocks end higher

Greek stocks ended higher in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday, hovering near the 830-point levels, but turnover remained very…

Justice minister says he feels ‘fully vindicated’ by Greek stance on Estonian conference

Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis said on Thursday he feels “fully vindicated” by the Greek government’s decision not to participate in…

Greece must defend Cyprus and its sovereignty, President Pavlopoulos says

Greece must defend Cyprus, its sovereignty and the liberation of its territories, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said…

Weather Forecast: Fair on Friday

Fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Friday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale.

Gavroglou: Greece needs a credible and educational exam system

The current system of university entrance exams must change, but the exams must not be abolished, Education Minister Kostas Gavroglou…

Results of university entrance exams released

The ministry of education released the results of this year's university entrance exams on Thursday. Students can learn about their…