North Korea says considering missile strike on Guam

North Korea has said it is considering carrying out missile strikes on the US Pacific territory of Guam.

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Wednesday (09/08/2017)

Mostly fair and northerly winds are forecast for Wednesday.

Game of Thrones hackers demand ransom

Hackers who have leaked Game of Thrones scripts and other data from entertainment company HBO have released a note demanding…

Google fires diversity memo author

A Google employee who wrote a controversial memo about workplace diversity has been fired, the BBC can confirm.

Athens Newspaper Headlines (08/08/2017)

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Moderate quake jolts Kos; no damages or injuries reported

A moderate quake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at 10:42 in the sea region between Kos and…

More than 5,500 complaints submitted in e-platform on daily problems

More than 5,500 complaints have been submitted in the electronic platform www.kathimerinotita.gov.gr concerning daily problems citizens face with Greek bureaucracy,…

Fire brigade team starts probing causes of Kythera fire

A fire brigade team investigating arsons was dispatched to the island of Kythera on Monday to probe into the causes…

Weather forecast: Hot on Tuesday (07/08/2017)

High temperatures and northerly winds are forecast for Tuesday.

Wildfire mostly contained in Kythera, official says

The large wildfire in Kythera that has been raging since Friday has been contained and there are no active fronts, the General Secretary of…

Katerina Stefanidis wins gold medal in World Championships in London

Katerina Stefanidi won the pole vault event in the World Championships in London.

Athens Newspaper Headlines (07/08/2017)

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Tillerson says U.S., Russia can settle problems, ease tension

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday he believes Washington and Russia can find a way to ease…

Weather forecast: Hot and sunny on Monday (07/08/2017)

Hot and sunny weather is forecast for Monday.

NATO soldiers suppress attempted insider attack in Afghanistan

Romanian soldiers from the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan killed an Afghan policeman who was trying to carry out…

Russia: Eight missing in flooded diamond mine

Eight miners are missing after a flood at Russia's largest diamond mine.

Man killed in roof collapse in Patras' old port was Algerian

The man who was killed on Friday after the roof of a building in Patras’ old harbor collapsed has been…

Extreme weather 'could kill up to 100,000 a year' in Europe by 2100

Extreme weather could kill up to 152,000 people each year in Europe by 2100 if nothing is done to curb…

Tsipras holds meetings to prepare Macron visit in September

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is chairing a meeting on Friday with government ministers to prepare for the visit of French…

Building that collapsed in Patras killing one had been slated for demolition-port authority head

The building that collapsed in the old habour of Patras on Friday killing one man, had been classified as derelict…

Greece further loosens capital controls

The Greek finance ministry on Friday announced a further loosening of capital controls as of September 1st.

Mytilene wildfire brought under control, says mayor

A large wildfire that burned olive trees and some forestland in the region between Geras and Plomari in Mytiline was…

Australia terror suspect 'planted plane bomb on brother'

A terror suspect in Australia tried to smuggle a bomb on to a plane by planting it on his unsuspecting…

Large fire rips through Dubai's Torch Tower

A large fire has ripped through a residential skyscraper in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates - for the second…

Parliament approves in principle health bill on primary care

A health ministry bill introducing changes to primary care was approved in principle during a parliament session on Thursday.