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Greek Party Leader Furious After Blast Hits Wife’s Offices (video)

  The leader of Greece’s main opposition party has hit out at the government after his wife’s business premises were the target of a bomb...

Greek Parliament to Probe Novartis Scandal

Athens will recommend a new parliamentary committee to investigate the Novartis scandal, a government spokesman has confirmed. Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told reporters on Friday: “The committee's...

Speaking English Using Greek: Flashback to Zolotas’ Historic Speech

As Greeks all over the world mark International Greek Language Day, many recall the speeches in English -- peppered with Greek-origin words and phrases...

Greece Close to Ending Third Program Review

The Eurogroup Working Group (EWG) acknowledged on Thursday the implementation by Greece of most prior actions required to complete the country's third program review, according...

Engineer Sends Greek Bagel into Space (video)

A Greek engineer made the first known attempt to send a koulouri, the famous Thessaloniki round bread, into space. Thanasis Foukis attached the koulouri to...

Notorious Greek Hitman Walks Free for 48 Hours (video)

Dimitris Koufontinas, a senior member of the November 17 terrorist group, left jail on Friday morning after he was granted a 48-hour leave, the...

February 9: International Greek Language Day

After years of campaigning by academics, educators and Greeks of the diaspora, Feb. 9 has officially been declared International Greek Language Day. Starting in 2018,...

Anarchists Storm Greek-American Institutions in Athens (video)

Members of the Rouvikonas anarchist group stormed the Athens offices of the Hellenic-American Union and the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on Thursday calling for...

Athens, Skopje Mayors in Joint Appeal Over ‘Macedonia’ Dispute

The mayors of the capital cities of Greece and FYROM appealed on Thursday for a viable solution to the naming dispute between the two countries. In...

Greece Returns to Markets with 7-Year Bond

Greece on Thursday returned to international capital markets with a seven-year syndicated bond through the launch of a book-building procedure. It is one of three...