Weather forecast: Rain on Tuesday (26/11/2018)

Rain and southerly winds are forecast for Tuesday.

Athens Run to start at Syntagma Square at 10:00 am on Sunday

The 32nd Athens Run, open to anyone who wants to participate without being timed, will be held on Sunday, December…

Europol Dir. De Bolle: Cooperation with Greek police is excellent

"The level of cooperation between Europol and the Hellenic Police (HP) is excellent," said executive director of Europol Catherine De…

Parliament gets Papantoniou case file on Olympic Games security system

The documents relating to charges of continual passive bribery by former National Defence Minister Yiannos Papantoniou over the 2004 Olympic…

Greek Ombudsman: Number of people held while awaiting return to their countries rose 60% in 2017

The number of people held in Greece and awaiting return to their countries has risen by 60%, the Greek Ombudsman…

Members of migrants trafficking ring arrested; nine still sought

Three foreign nationals, members of a criminal group that transferred migrants and refugees from the region of the Evros river…

Woman run over by train in Athens

A woman was killed on Monday when she was hit by a train in the downtown Athens district of Sepolia.

New Democracy leading in all polls, Kikilias says

"New Democracy's leading position is clear in the figures of all opinion poll firms," main opposition New Democracy (ND) shadow…

Education Minister Gavroglou to visit the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Education Minister Costas Gavroglou will visit the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul on Monday.

Refugee flows to the Greek islands and Evros reduced, Vitsas says

Refugee flows to the Greek islands and Evros have been reduced lately, Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said on Monday…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (26/11/2018)

The Monday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Rain and storms expected on Monday (26/11/2018)

Cloudy weather with some heavy rain and storms, possibly even hail, are forecast for most parts of the country on…

PM Tsipras attends Brexit Summit in Brussels

BRUSSELS (ANA/ N. Roubos) Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras took part in the extraordinary European Summit on Brexit convened in Brussels…

Light tremor of 4.1 Richter recorded near Rhodes

A light tremor measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale occurred in the sea about 69 km south-southeast of the Aegean…

PM Tsipras to meet Cyprus president on sidelines of Brexit Summit, sources say

BRUSSELS (ANA/ N. Roubos) Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to have a meeting with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on the…

'We need a new economic and social model that works for the many – not just the few'

The time of the 'Grand Coalition' with the centre-right is past and Europe needs a radical change in policy, with…

PM Tsipras in Brussels for EU Summit on Brexit

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will travel to Brussels on Sunday, to attend the EU Summit on Brexit.

FinMin Tsakalotos: it is time to envisage a development-geared strategy to benefit the people

It is time to discuss long-term strategies, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Friday, speaking at the Athens-Macedonian news Agency…

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…