Pavlopoulos: We must be ready to defend our borders at any time

While Greece was primarily a nation of peace and democracy, we have an obligation to defend our borders, territorial integrity…

Confirmed dead in refugee-migrant boat sinking rise to 16, authorities report

The death toll from the sinking of a wooden boat carrying refugees and migrants in the Aegean has risen to…

Gennimata says Movement for Change will have an autonomous political role

The Movement for Change (MfC) will have an autonomous political role towards SYRIZA and New Democracy, PASOK leader and interim…

Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow

Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats amid tensions over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Saturday (17/03/2018)

Partly cloudy and southerly winds are forecast for Saturday.

Migrants in Patras to be sent to other facilities, says Migration Minister Vitsas

There is a comprehensive plan to relocate the 500 migrants currently living in two abandoned factories in the port city…

ND leader Mitsotakis asks for immediate return of Greek soldiers by Turkey

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday asked for the immediate release of the two Greek soldiers…

Traffic restrictions in city centre for Athens Half Marathon on Sunday

The Greek traffic police on Friday announced that traffic measures will be imposed along the route of the Athens Half…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (16/03/2018)

The Friday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Weather forecast: Scattered clouds on Friday (16/03/2018)

Scattered clouds and southerly winds are forecast for Friday.

Extended shop opening hours leading up to Easter

The extended shop opening hours in Athens in the days leading up to Easter will come into effect on Thursday,…

Happiness report: Finland is world's "happiest country" - UN

This year's happiest place on Earth is Finland, according to an annual UN report - toppling Norway from the top…

Deputy Sports Minister Vassiliadis sounds the alarm over events in Greek football

Deputy Sports Minister Giorgos Vassiliadis on Thursday sounded the alarm over the prospects of Greek football, following Sunday's incidents during…

YouTube prankster jailed for shooting boyfriend dead

A US woman has been sentenced to six months' imprisonment for shooting dead her boyfriend in a botched stunt they…

Greece will be the 'growth surprise of Europe,' ND leader Mitsotakis says

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday sent a message to the US that Greece will be…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (15/03/2018)

The Thursday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Support rally for jailed Greek soldiers held outside Turkish consulate in Thessaloniki

A support rally for the two Greek servicemen arrested and jailed in Turkey took place outside the Turkish consulate in…

Riots reported at Moria refugee and migrant camp

Riots have broken out at the Reception and Identification Centre for refugees and migrants in Moria, Mytilene at on Wednesday…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Thursday

Mostly fair weather and westerly winds are forecast for Thursday.

IMF: Discussions on 2019 policies will start over the next months

"The IMF remains committed to the implementation of its programme policies and the settlement of Greek debt," a spokesman of…

Bears wake up from hibernation at Arcturos sanctuary

The waking of the bears as they come out of hibernation is the forerunner of spring at the Arcturos wildlife…

Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa begins visit to Greece

The President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has arrived for an official visit to Greece on Tuesday, which he…

Prison can't diminish the dignity of our boys, parents of Greek soldiers held in Turkey tell ANA

"What matters is the immediate return of our children, who have been imprisoned for 12 days now.

Athens Newspapers Headlines (13/03/2018)

The Tuesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Weather forecast: Clouds on Tuesday (13/03/2018)

Cloudy weather is forecast for Greece on Tuesday, with some rain in the western and northern parts.