Athens Newspapers Headlines (20/02/2018)

The Tuesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Shipping minister visits the Aegean islands of Symi and Stroggyli

"This is not where Greece ends but where it begins," Shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis said on Monday,…

Unsettled weather and rain forecast on Tuesday (20/02/2018)

Unsettled weather with occasional bouts of strong rain is forecast on Tuesday, especially in the west, southern Peloponnese and the…

Six-hour Athens bus strike to be held on Tuesday (20/02/2018)

Staff on the Athens bus and trolley services are to hold a six-hour work stoppage from 11:00 until 17:00 on…

Weather not an ally as Attica municipalities plan 'koulouma' festivities on Clean Monday

Several municipalities in Attica are planning events to celebrate the end of carnival and the Clean Monday holiday marking the…

PM Tsipras visits 135 Combat Group 'readiness' aircraft crews on Skyros

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday visited the Hellenic Air Force's 135 Combat Group on the island of Skyros, where…

Patras Carnival Grand Parade underway

The Patras Carnival Grand Parade, the climax of carnival festivities in the port city, got underway at 14:00 on Sunday…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Sunday (18/02/2018)

Partly cloudy and winds from variable directions are forecast for Sunday.

President Pavlopoulos: We need our culture to defend our history

There is no other tree that symbolises the quiet strength, the tranquility, the hope, life itself from the olive tree…

There are no grey zones in the Aegean, says Alt. Defence Min Vitsas

There are and can't be grey zones in the Aegean for us and for the international community, said Alternate Defence…

Fitch upgrades Greece's rating from B- to B

Fitch on Friday upgraded Greece's sovereign credit rating by one notch from B- to B, and kept its positive outlook.

Athens Newspaper Headlines (17/2/2018)

The Sunday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

Increased traffic measures for mass exodus of Ash Monday holiday

Police has taken extra traffic measures throughout the country between Friday and Monday in order to ensure the safe travel…

Tzanakopoulos on reaction to Turkey, lawsuit filed by Samaras

Greece is trying to keep a cool head in response to the crises provoked by Turkey and to avoid further…

Markets, bakeries and food shops to stay open until midday on Clean Monday

Most shops selling fish, vegetables, bread and other 'Lenten' food - including street markets and mini-markets - will be open…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (16/02/2018)

The Friday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Weather forecast: Clouds, rain on Friday (16/02/2018)

Clouds, rain and northerly winds are forecast for Friday.

Kotzias: Greece mulling compensation from Turkey for damages to Coast Guard vessel

Greece is considering seeking compensation from Turkey for the minor damages caused on the Coast Guard vessel after it was…

PM Tsipras: Greece will not tolerate any questioning of its sovereign rights

"Greece will neither allow nor tolerate any questioning of its territorial integrity or its sovereign rights; Greece is not playing…

Only united can Greece deal with the important issues, President Pavlopoulos says

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos stressed on Thursday that Greece can only deal with the major and important issues when it…

PM's press office reacts to Samaras' lawsuit

"Former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is persecuted only by his past. We advise him to also sue that," the prime…

Former PM Samaras files lawsuit against Tsipras

Former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for the involvement of Samaras'…

Members of drug dealing ring arrested in Corinth

A drug trafficking ring with several members has been dismantled by the Corinth police, Greek authorities announced on Thursday. Six…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (15/2/2017)

The Thursday edition of Athens dailies at a glance: 

Jean-Claude Juncker condemns Turkish stance and the tension with Cyprus and Greece

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday condemned Turkey's stance and the recent tension it created with Greece and Cyprus.