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London Tube Explosion Leaves Commuters with Facial Burns

An explosion on a London Underground train has left commuters with "facial burns" after a "fireball flew down a carriage". Emergency services are at the...

Fossil Footprints of Early Human Ancestor Stolen from Crete

A number of fossilised footprints believed to belong to an ancestor of modern humans have been stolen from Kissamos on Crete,authorities revealed on Thursday. Ten...

Greek Minister Offers to Resign as Experts Warn of Long-Term Damage from Oil Spill

On Thursday, the Minister of Shipping, Panagiotis Kouroumblis, said that he has offered his resignation to PM Alexis Tsipras, following the oil spill that...

Landslide-Hit Village in Western Macedonia ‘Should be Evacuated Immediately’

A prominent Greek geologist warned that the Agioi Anargyri village in western Macedonia; which was hit by a landslide last June caused from works...

Greece the Only OECD Country to Raise VAT in 2016

Greece is the exception to the general trend that has prevailed in recent years among OECD member countries, to reduce the tax burden on...

Drone Footage Captures Environmental Devastation at Athenian Riviera (video)

Greek government is facing criticism for its delayed and ineffective response in the wake of the oil spill from a sunken tanker, which has spread...

Kofi Annan Warns of Decline of Democracy at Athens Democracy Forum

There is a lack of trust from people towards the institutions and the political system, the former Secretary General of the United Nations, and...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Offers $55 million to the New York Public Library

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) offered a donation of $55 million towards the New York City Public Library, for renovations of its Mid-Manhattan branch. The...

Greece to Grant Permits for Eldorado’s Olympias Project ‘this Week’

Greece will grant Canada’s Eldorado Gold outstanding permits for its Olympias project this week, Environment and Energy Minister George Stathakis said on Wednesday. Dozens of...

Greek Anarchists Vandalize Turkish Airlines Office in Athens

A group of people from the self-proclaimed Greek anarchist group Ruvikonas (Greek for Rubicon) attacked the Turkish Airlines office in Athens, early on Wednesday. The...