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Greek Teacher in the U.K. Among 10 Best in the World

Andria Zafirakou who teaches in an ethnically diverse school in northwest London has been shortlisted for the Varkey Foundation’s 2018 Global Teacher Prize. She is...

The White Whale of the Skies Lands at Athens (photos)

Aviation enthusiasts in Athens had a rare chance to see one of the giant "Beluga" planes that landed at Eleftherios Venizelos airport recently. The plane...

Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace 42 Times on Monday

Turkish military provocations in the Aegean intensified on Monday as Turkish jets violated Greek airspace on 42 occasions. The airspace incursions were conducted by two...

17 Turks Seek Asylum in Greece

Seventeen Turkish nationals crossed the Aegean to the Greek island of Chios by boat on Monday and requested political asylum. The local coast guard patrolling...

Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Hits Northern Aegean

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit early on Tuesday north of the island of Alonissos in the northern Aegean. The epicenter of the quake that occurred...

Greek Students Watch UK Review of High University Fees

In a move that could affect thousands of Greeks who study at universities in England, Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Monday to launch...

Greek-French Skater Gabriella Papadakis Bags Olympic Silver Despite Malfunction

Greek-French ice skater Gabriella Papadakis returned to the rink after a wardrobe malfunction to break her own world record at the Winter Olympics. The 22-year-old...

Thessaloniki Displays Rare 17th-Century Aegean Maps (photos)

An exhibition of a previously unseen map collection of the Aegean archipelago has opened in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. The rare 333-year-old maps...

Greece to Further Ease Capital Controls

The Greek government will announce in the next few days a further easing of capital controls, local media report. The withdrawal limit from bank accounts...

Alexander the Great Signs Officially Scrapped in FYROM

FYROM has officially scrapped any reference to Alexander the Great in its key infrastructure by renaming its main airport and highway as part of concessions...