Seamen working on Corfu-Igoumenitsa ferries extend strike to Monday morning

Ferries connecting the Ionian island of Corfu with Igoumenitsa on the mainland will remain docked until 6:00 a.m. on Monday,…

Greece calls on Turkey to respect international law

Greece's foreign ministry called on Turkey to respect international law after the latter criticized Greece for conduction a joint military…

Suspect in terror letter-bombs case remanded over second set of charges

An examining magistrate on Friday issued a second decision remanding suspected terrorist Constantinos Yiagtzoglou in custody.

Weather forecast: Rain on Saturday (04/11/2017)

Rain and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday.

Turkish helicopter flies over Imia; infringes on Athens FIR

A Turkish AB-412 military helicopter flew over the Imia islet complex at an altitude of 100 feet on Friday at…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (03/11/2017)

The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Unknown number of missing in new migrants boat tragedy; 14 rescued

At least 14 persons (10 men, 4 women and a child) were rescued after the sinking of a wooden boat…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Friday (03/11/2017)

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

No metro service from 21:00 on Thursday due to strike

Train drivers on the Athens metro will hold a work stoppage on Thursday from 21.00 until the end of the…

Frigate 'Kanaris' stuck in shallow waters

The Greek Navy frigate "Kanaris" on Thursday morning ran aground and stuck in shallow waters near the islet Atalanti, southwest…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (02/11/2017)

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

No additional measures in 2018 draft budget, says Chouliarakis

There will be no additional measures added in the 2018 draft budget as it makes its way through parliament, Alternate…

Spouse of rejailed former minister Tsochatzopoulos files for divorce

Vicky Stamati, wife of former minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos who was jailed again recently over bribery and money laundering, filed for…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Thursday (02/11/2017)

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday.

Athens Metro engineers to strike on November 2

Metro train engineers will strike from 9:00 a.m. to the end of the day on November 2 over insurance issues,…

Police arrests one of two Albanian men suspected of murdering lawyer Michalis Zafiropoulos

One of two Albanian nationals believed responsible for the murder of lawyer Michalis Zafiropoulos on October 12 is in police…

Tsipras meets with Ecumenical Patriarch in Athens

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Tuesday.

Olympic flame is handed over to South Korea Winter Games organisers during ceremony in Athens

The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) handed the Olympic flame to the organizers of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South…

Athens monthly travel cards for October extended until Nov. 15

The infrastructure and transport ministry on Tuesday extended all monthly travel cards issued in October by the Athens public transport…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Wednesday (01/11)

Partly cloudy and northerly winds are forecast for Wednesday.

Solving the murder of lawyer Zafiropoulos a matter of hours, say police sources

An Attica police investigation into the murder of lawyer Michalis Zafiropoulos is now in the "final stretch", police sources said…

Mid-season sales to be held on November

The mid-season sales will begin in Greece on November 1 and end on November 15, with shops allowed to stay…

Police find second hideout rented by terror suspect

Greece's counter-terrorism squad on Tuesday reported the discovery of a second hideout rented by 29-year old Constantinos Yiatzoglou, who was…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday (31/10/2017)

Partly cloudy and northerly winds are forecast for Tuesday.

Concluding the 3rd review within 2017 'remains the objective', Breidthardt says

"Good and constructive" negotiations are being held between the government and the institutions, European Commission spokesperson Annika Breidthardt said here…