Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Sunday

Clouds and north-northwesterly winds are forecast for Sunday. 

Two tonnes of cannabis found on vessel south of Crete (Vid)

A foreign-flagged vessel intercepted by the Greek coast guard on Saturday was carrying two tonnes of cannabis.

Greek and Turkish military leaders in contact over case of two Greek servicemen held in Turkey

The two Greek servicemen who are detained by Turkey will appear before a court with a single charge of illegal…

Tzanakopoulos: Uncontrolled corruption practices played key role in the fiscal derailment

Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos commented on reports regarding the alleged transfer of evidence from German prosecuting authorities to Greece regarding…

Eurogroup Working Group gives green light for 5.7-bln-euro sub-tranche to Greece

The Eurogroup Working Group (EWG) gave the green light on Friday for the disbursement of a 5.7-billion-euro loan sub-tranche to…

More shops targeted in vandalism spree in central Athens

Unknown assailants attacked 10 shops on Patission Avenue in central Athens and a nearby post office after 10:00 on Friday.

Procedures underway for return of Greek patrol that crossed Turkish border

A two-man Greek military patrol has allegedly strayed into Turkish territory where they ran into a Turkish patrol 'due to…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (02/03/2018)

The Friday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Weather forecast: Rain on Friday (02/03/2018)

Rain and southerly winds are forecast for Friday.

Work stoppages on Monday and 24-hour strike on Tuesday in railway services

There will changes and cancellations on all railway services in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patras, as well as the trains to…

New ministers sworn in at ceremony held in the presence of President Pavlopoulos

The new ministers joining the government following a mini cabinet reshuffle were sworn in at the presidential mansion on Thursday,…

Talk of a precautionary credit line 'not a solution', Dragasakis says

"The talk about a precautionary credit line is not a solution. It merely postpones the problem until the future," government…

SYRIZA offices attacked

Unknown assailants attacked the offices of the ruling SYRIZA party in Athens early on Thursday.

First phase of talks with institutions conclude on Thursday

The first phase of the negotiations between Greece and the mission chiefs of the institutions on the fourth program review…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (01/03/2018)

The Thursday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Weather forecast: Clouds on Thursday (01/03/2018)

Scattered clouds and southerly winds are forecast for Thursday.

Draft bill on medicinal cannabis passed in principle by Parliamentary committees

The government's draft bill on the production and use of medicinal cannabis products was passed in principle by the relevant…

Hearing on TV licenses at top court postponed until May 4

A hearing at the plenum of the Council of State on the annulment application submitted by five private TV stations…

Six ministers join gov't or take up new positions in mini cabinet reshuffle

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday carried out a mini cabinet reshuffle following the resignations of Dimitris Papadimitriou and Rania…

Assailants cause damage at stores on Ermou street

Unknown assailants damaged the facades of several stores on Ermou Street, a main shopping center in downtown Athens, late on…

Greek gov't further loosens capital controls

The Greek government on Wednesday announced a further loosening of capital controls in the country, with more significant changes including…

Around 2,018 property e-auctions scheduled from now to October

A total of 2,018 property auctions have been scheduled for the period up to October 10, 2018, of which around…

Towns in Thrace struggling with heavy snow coverage, low temperatures

The towns of Soufli, Didymoticho and Orestiada in northeastern Greece struggled to clear the snow that accumulated over the last…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (28/02/2018)

The Wednesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Weather forecast: Rain on Wednesday (28/02/2018)

Rain and southerly winds are forecast for Wednesday.