Ice arrests migrant who left church sanctuary for immigration meeting

Samuel Oliver-Bruno detained when applying to stay in North Carolina with his family, advocates say, as protests lead to arrests

No metro service on Wednesday 28 November

There will be no metro service in Athens on Wednesday 28 November due to a 24-hour strike declared by the…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Saturday (24/11)

Partly cloudy and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday.

Six men found guilty of murdering US citizen Bakari Henderson on Zakynthos

A Patras court on Thursday found guilty six of the nine defendants accused of the death of US citizen Bakari…

Greek stocks end flat

Greek stocks ended flat in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday in extreme thin trading conditions. The general index of…

No trolleys on Wednesday 28 November

Trolleys will not be in service on Wednesday 28 November, joining the 24-hour nationwide strike declared by the General Confederation…

PM Tsipras in Parliament: Doomsday scenarios are finished

"The draft law that is being discussed today confirms that the Greek economy is recovering, that the government will not…

Government exited memoranda and took social measures, spokesman Tzanakopoulos says

"Not only did the government manage to exit the (loan) memorandum without new measures, but it also took social measures…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (22/11/2018)

The Thursday edition of Athens dailies at a glance

EU cybersecurity directive incorporated into Greek law

The EU Network and Information Security (NIS) directive on cybersecurity, which concerns "measures for a high joint level of security…

Energy Min hails committee approval over DEPA's byout of EPA stake from Shell

The Competition Committee's unanimous approval of the buyout by DEPA, Greece's natural gas company, of a 49 pct stake in…

Eight held over Polytechnic incidents released after testimony

Eight people charged with causing an explosion and grievous bodily harm after the November 17 march from the Polytechnic to…

Attica hospitals workers on work stoppage 19:00 - 23:00 on Thursday

Staff at all Attica region hospitals will hold a work stoppage between 19:00 and 23:00 on Thursday, Hellenic Federation of…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Thursday

Clouds and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale.

President Pavlopoulos on Armed Forces Day

President Prokopios Pavlopoulos stressed the emblematic offer of the Armed Forces to the glorious course of our people and our…

Police launches Sworn Administrative Inquiry into death of Zak Kostopoulos

Police launched an internal Sworn Administrative Inquiry into the death of Zak Kostopoulos, after the result of the post-mortem examination…

First post-memorandum budget to be tabled in Parliament

The first post-memorandum budget which provides for a higher than estimated primary surplus in 2019 and does not include pensions…

Commissioner Moscovici speaks of annulment and not deferment of pension cuts

European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici on Wednesday in an interview with Capital.gr spoke of the annulment…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (21/11/2018)

The Wednesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance

Draft bill lowering insurance payments for self-employed passes parliamentary committee

A draft bill reducing insurance contributions by the self-employed sailed through the Greek Parliament's Committee of Social Affairs on Tuesday.

Over 100 ancient coins found in car of Turkish national at Igoumenitsa port

A stash of ancient coins dating to the Roman and Byzantine times were found in the car of a Turkish…

Registered unemployment up in October

Registered unemployment grew 3.55 pct in October, totaling 844,710, from 815,720 in September, the employment organization OAED said in a…

Greek stocks plunge to two-year lows

Greek stocks plunged on Tuesday, pushing the general index of the market below the critical level of 600-point to its…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (20/11/2018)

The Tuesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance

President Pavlopoulos inaugurates exhibition on Rigas Feraios

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos inaugurated on Monday an exhibition on Rigas Feraios called «Rigas and Revolution» that is hosted at…