Governor Dourou, National Observatory of Athens meet on handling of extreme weather conditions

Regional governor Rena Dourou met with the head of the National Observatory of Athens, Manolis Plionis, on Friday on handling…

PM Tsipras: Unemployment drop confirms turn for the better in Greek economy

The drop in the unemployment rate to below 20% for the first time after 2011 confirms the Greek economy has…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Saturday

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday.

Athens Newspaper Headlines (10/08/2018)

The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

Forest fires break out in Zakynthos

Two forest fires were raging in Zakynthos late on Thursday in the areas of Macherado and Koiliomenos, but the nearby…

Gkolomeev takes silver in Glascow

Greece's participation in the 2018 European Aquatics Championships in Glasgow finished off on a high note for Greece on Thursday…

Woman's body found at Varkiza beach

The body of a young woman aged between 25 to 30 was located and collected by the Coast Guard in…

Death of elderly woman in hospital raises wildfire toll in East Attica to 93

The official toll from wildfires in East Attica has reached 93, following the death on Thursday of a hospitalized victim.

Greek unemployment rate fell to 19.5 pct in May

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 19.5 pct (seasonally adjusted) in May from 21.7 pct in May 2017 and 20…

Skourletis: New civil protection plan will include the coordination of agencies and forces

The new civil protection plan that will be announced on Thursday during prime minister Alexis Tsipras' visit to the Interior…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (09/08/2018)

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Miltos Tentoglou at the top of Europe

Miltos (Miltiades) Tentoglou late Wednesday won the gold medal in the men's long jump final at the European Athletics Championships…

PM Tsipras to unveil new plan for civil protection

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will announce on Thursday a new plan for civil protection.

High alert for fires on Thursday issued by Interior Ministry

A high alert for fires in Attica, Evia and Northern Aegean Islands for Thursday was issued by the Civil Protection…

Bus with tourists bursts in flames while in motion

A bus carrying tourists from Italy caught fire while on the northern Crete highway near Selinari, on Wednesday.

Weather forecast: Fair on Thursday

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday.

Fire in gorge in Nea Makri in progress

A wildfire that broke out on early Wednesday in a gorge near Nea Makri (eastern Attica) is currently in progress.

Athens Newspaper Headlines 08/08/2018

The Wednesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

Journalist Rika Vayianni passes away at 56

Journalist, actor and author Rika Vayianni, born Marika Zoula, passed away aged 56 following a battle with cancer.

European Commission satisfied over last disbursement to Greece

European Commission spokesperson Mina Andreeva on Tuesday expressed the Commission's satisfaction over the European Stability Mechanism's (ESM) decision on Monday…

Composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves hospital

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis was discharged from the Athens Medical Centre on Tuesday after three days of treatment.

We must implement the decisions for demolitions, Pappas says

Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas stated that that the reasons for the disaster from the wildfire in eastern Attica are…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (07/08/2018)

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

PM Tsipras to chair meeting with ministers and other officials on Tuesday

A broad meeting chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be held on Tuesday at 11:30 at the Technological Cultural…

New electronic system to report illegally built homes

Energy and Environment Minister George Stathakis decided on Monday with Greece's Technical Chamber of Commerce to launch next year an…