Thousands of visitors participated in International Lighthouse Weekend this August

Eleven thousand people visited the 23 lighthouses which remained opened from 10:00-20:00 last Sunday (Aug. 20) throughout Greece, as part…

Greek stocks end lower

Greek stocks ended lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Wednesday following two days of gains, while turnover remained low.

Results of university entrance exams to be published at 10:00 on Thursday

The ministry of education will publish the results of this year’s university entrance exams at 10:00 on Thursday.

Large fire breaks out in southern Zakynthos

A large wildfire broke out in a forested area of Lithakia in the southern part of Zakynthos, the fire brigade…

Weather Forecast: Fair on Thursday

Fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday.

Sputnik: Greece teaches Estonia a history lesson

Sputnik agency reported that Greece's refusal to accept the views of the Estonian authorities on communism and events in the…

Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Wednesday (23/08/2017)

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Wednesday.

Frontex rescues 48 refugees near islet of Ro

A Frontex ship located and rescued on Tuesday 48 refugees onboard in a motorized inflatable dinghy, in the sea area…

Major wildfire near tourist resort in Dafnila on Corfu

A major wildfire broke out in the region of Dafnila in central Corfu on Tuesday afternoon and has approached very…

Friends, fans and family attend funeral for actress Zoe Laskari

Greek stage and screen actress Zoe Laskari was buried in Athens' 1st cemetery on Tuesday afternoon, following a funeral service…

Wildfire breaks out in Ryto, Corinth

A wildfire started in an area of forest in the Ryto location in Corinth at 16:00 on Monday afternoon.

Weather Forecast: Rainy on Monday

Rain and scattered storms are forecast in the northern parts of the country in the afternoon on Monday, with temperatures…

Athens Newspapers Headlines

The Monday edition of Athens dailies at a glance

Minister says government will not allow illegal construction on burned forestland

Alternate Environment and Energy Minister Sokratis Famellos said on Wednesday the government will take measures to prevent possible legal ‘loopholes’…

Government cabinet announces relief measures for those affected by wildfires

A cabinet meeting chaired by Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday the government will compensate homeowners and owners of production units…

Canadair pilots tell people call them heroes - but they’re just doing their jobs

Canadair pilots and technicians working tirelessly to tackle the numerous blazes sweeping through Greece as wildfire season peaks say people…

US ambassador Pyatt chose Mt. Pelion for brief vacation

The US ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt and his family visited Mt Pelion for a brief vacation.

Athens Newspaper Headlines (16/08)

The Wednesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Weather forecast: Scattered clouds on Wednesday

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Wednesday.

A total of fifty five wildfires reported in the last 24h in Greece

Fifty five wildfires were reported in the last 24 hours throughout the country, most of them contained in their early…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (15/08/2017)

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance:

Wildfires on Zakynthos an organised plan, says Justice Min Kontonis

Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis who is on the island on Zakynthos to coordinate the firefighting operation referred to an organised…

Primary budget surplus of 3,053 mln euros in the period Jan - July

The Greek state budget showed a primary surplus of 3.053 million euros in the period January-July, beating its target by…

President Pavlopoulos receives world champion Stefanidi at the presidential mansion

President of Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos received on Monday world champion in pole vault Katerina Stefanidi at the presidential mansion.

There will be no more port privatizations, says Shipping Min Kouroumblis

The meaning of Island Policy acquired real substance with SYRIZA-Independent Greeks government, said Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis in an interview…