Tsipras accepts FM Kotzias' resignation

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday accepted Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias' resignation, the prime minister's press office announced.

Tzanakopoulos: Gov't seeks to strengthen economy and support society

Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos, in an inteview with Alpha TV on Wednesday, reiterated that the government's aim is to strengthen…

Tsipras in Brussels for ASEM and European Council meeting

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Brussels on Wednesday for the proceedings of the ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) and European Council…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (17/10/2018)

The Wednesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance

Trial for explosives-laden freighter 'Andromeda' opens Tuesday

The trial for the "Andromeda" freighter, which was intercepted north of Crete on January 6 with a cargo of at…

Psychiatrist arrested in Kolonaki for drug possession, distribution and lack of practicing license

A psychiatrist was arrested in his office in the affluent area of Kolonaki in Athens for drug purchase, possession and…

PM Tsipras meets with finance team on economy

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was having a meeting Tuesday afternoon with the government's finance team on the economy and every…

President Pavlopoulos addresses conference in Cyprus

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Tuesday addressed the conference "Presidential Republic vs. Presidential Parliamentary Republic" held in Cyprus.

Free entrance to Acropolis Museum on Oct. 28, including "Forbidden City' exhibition

The Acropolis Museum will be open from 08:00 to 20:00 on 28 October (a national holiday), while admission to the…

Charitsis accuses New Democracy of bringing back austerity

The key challenge in the next elections will be either the return to the past in terms of political practices…

Attack against Omonia police station

A group of about 50 people attacked the police station in Omonia, in central Athens, late on Monday.

Athens Newspapers Headlines (16/10/2018)

The Tuesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

PM Tsipras to chair cabinet meeting

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will chair a cabinet meeting, at 12.00, at the Parliament.

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Tuesday (16/10/2018)

Mostly fair weather and winds from variable directions are forecast for Tuesday.

Youths attack Omonia police station

 A group of youths attacked the police station in Omonia late on Monday, by throwing Molotov cocktails, authorities said.

Russian Orthodox Church breaks off relations with Ecumenical Patriarchate over Ukraine church

The Russian Orthodox Church broke off relations with the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul, seat of the spiritual leader of Orthodox…

Greek budget showed primary surplus of 4.809 billion euros in Jan-Sept

Greek state budget showed a primary surpus of 4.809 billion euros in the January-September period, significantly up compared with a…

Cabinet to meet Tuesday at midday

Greece's government cabinet will meet on Tuesday at midday at parliament. The meetinng will be chaired by Prime Minister Alexis…

Fire near Nea Moudania, Halkidiki; nursery school evacuated

A fire broke out on Monday near Nea Moudania, Halkidiki in northern Greece.

Son of Greek migrants Christos Doulkeridis set to become mayor of Ixelles in Brussels

A substantial rise, mostly of the local green party "Ecolo-Groen", marked the result of the regional and municipal elections on…

Prespes Agreement remains the government's position, Kammenos says

Defence Minister and Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos, in an interview with public broadcaster ERT1, on Monday stressed that…

Light quake in Chalkidiki

A light earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale was recorded at 12:02 on Monday in Chalkidiki, northern Greece.

Greece's President Pavlopoulos to visit Cyprus

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos will visit Cyprus on Tuesday, October 16, at the invitation of the President…

Heating oil goes on sale from Monday; prices higher than in 2017

The sale and distribution of heating oil started on Monday at a price higher that the previous year due to…

Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise

Equity prices were rising on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.52…