Staff level agreement to be approved on Monday's Eurogroup

The eurozone Finance Ministers will elect the new president of the Eurogroup on Monday. 

Weather forecast: Scattered rain on Sunday

Scattered rain or storms are forecast for the west and northern parts of the country on Sunday, with dust brought…

Dombrovskis welcomes staff-level agreement in Greece

Tsakalotos: Greece reached staff-level agreement with lenders on third review

Greece and its lenders reached a staff-level agreement on the country’s third program review on Saturday, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos…

Israel targets Syrian military base - Syrian state TV

Israel launched surface-to-surface missiles at a military installation outside the Syrian capital Damascus overnight, Syrian state TV reports.

Tax bill: Trump victory as Senate backs tax overhaul

US senators have passed a sweeping tax cuts bill, paving the way for Donald Trump's first big legislative victory.

Experts conduct initial inspection on oil tanker 'Agia Zoni II'

Two appointed experts conducted an initial inspection on the wreck of oil tanker "Agia Zoni II" which was successfully raised…

Weather forecast: Rain on Saturday (02/12/2017)

Rain and strong southerly winds are forecast for Saturday.

EasyJet to use Athens and Kavala airports for Thessaloniki flights until Dec. 21

EasyJet will temporarily switch to using the airports of Athens and Kavala for its flights to and from Thessaloniki, at…

Eurozone official reports 'good progress' in 3rd review, sees hope for SLA by Dec. 4

There has been major progress in talks to complete the third review of Greece's programme, with hopes that a staff-level…

The government has drawn red lines regarding auctions, says Skourletis

The explanations given by the government on Thursday regarding the protection provided for primary homes revealed the red lines it…

Greece will be a different country in August 2018, Tzanakopoulos claims

State Minister and government's spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos reiterated the government's steadfast position for an end of the memoranda and harsh…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (01/12/2017)

The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Cabinet members and institutions agenda for Friday

Cabinet members are scheduled to meet with the heads of representatives of Greece's creditors (institutions) starting at 10:30 on Friday…

Weather forecast: Rain on Friday (02/11/2017)

Rain and southerly winds are forecast for Friday.

Trials at Athens lower court cancelled due to tear-gas incident

All trials scheduled for Thursday at the Athens lower first-instance court had to be cancelled due to the suffocating atmosphere…

Finance ministry to hold first lottery for 'plastic money' transactions on Thursday

The first-ever lottery based on the receipts issued for transactions using credit and debit cards is to be held on…

The third review will conclude without additional measures, says Tzanakopoulos

The third review will be concluded without any additional fiscal measures for 2018, State Minister and government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (30/11/2017)

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Weather forecast: Clouds, rain on Thursday (30/11/2017)

Clouds, rain and southerly winds are forecast for Thursday.

Attiko Metro tunnel boring machine reaches «Dimotiko Theatro» station in Piraeus

A significant milestone for Athens' underground metro system was reached on Wednesday, when the Attiko Metro tunnel-boring machine (TBM) finally…

European Parliament discussing deadly Attica floods

The European Parliament plenum started discussing on Wednesday afternoon the deadly floods that affected western Attica two weeks ago and…

Bond swap programme succesfully completed, gov't spokesman Tzanakopoulos says

The bond swap programme was succesfully completed on Wednesday, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Wednesday during a press briefing.

Fugitive wanted from 2015 arrested in house in Spata

A prison fugitive wanted since March 2015 was arrested early Wednesday at the eastern Athens suburb of Spata.

Undocumented migrants killed in car accident during police pursuit

Four undocumented migrants were killed late Tuesday in a car accident on the old national road Kavala - Thessaloniki.