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Germany Puts Last Bailout Tranche to Greece on Hold

Germany blocked a final 15 billion-euro ($17.5 billion) bailout payment to Greece after the government in Athens postponed a value-added tax (VAT) hike on...

German WWII Plane Discovered Almost Intact Off Greece’s Rhodes

An almost intact German transport plane used extensively during the Second World War by the occupying forces was discovered by scuba divers off the...

FYROM Premier Celebrates ‘Republic of Macedonia’ NATO Talks

FYROM's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev celebrated NATO's decision to offer membership talks to his country on Thursday. Zaev tweeted that "the decision means that the...

Giant Mushroom Discovered on Greece’s Crete (photos)

A massive mushroom weighting 3.9 kg (8.6 pounds) has been discovered near a mountain top on the Greek island of Crete. Experts say that it...

EU Approves ‘Enhanced Surveillance’ for Post-Bailout Greece

The European Commission on Wednesday said Greece will remain under an "enhanced surveillance framework" to ensure that it meets ambitious budget targets through 2022. The...

Tango Under the Greek Stars Dazzles Athenians

Hundreds of music and dance lovers were treated to an amazing tango night on Tuesday in the famous open-air Petra Theatre in Athens. World famous...

Union Meeting to Halt Athens Metro Services on Thursday

There will be no metro services on lines 2 (red line) and 3 (blue line) on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in...

Greek WWI Memorials Attract Interest of UK Tour Operators

World War I monuments and sites in northern Greece have attracted the interest of British tour operators, who are including them in their tour...

Ronaldo Celebrates Juventus Move with a Glass of Champagne in Greece

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Juventus, becoming one of the four most expensive players of all time. He toasted his move to Turin,...

Russia Threatens Tit-for-Tat Expulsion of Greek Diplomats

Moscow will give a mirror response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats from Greece, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. Earlier, Greek daily Kathimerini...