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Germany’s Occupation of Greece: A Massacre and Some “Beautiful Souvenirs”

The role of German archaeologists during the occupation in Greece, is being examined by the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung in an article published in its...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Vows to Preserve City’s Ottoman Heritage

The mayor of Thessaloniki said the city is getting ready to uncover more Ottoman heritage -- including mosques and baths -- and plans to...

FYROM’s PM Hopes for Quick Solution to Name Dispute with Greece

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) prime minister said on Monday he hoped Skopje and Athens could soon reach a solution to a decades-long...

Greek PM Tsipras Announces Welfare Handouts of 1.4bn Euros

The Greek government will distribute one-off welfare benefits totaling 1.4 billion euros, which was made possible by the economy's outperformance, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

Russia and Turkey to Launch First Nuclear Reactor in 2023

Russia and Turkey plan to launch the first reactor at Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant in 2023, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday. Speaking...

IMF: Greek Economy to Grow by 1.8 pct in 2017

The Greek economy is expected to grow by 1.8 pct this year, 2.6 pct in 2018 and 1.9 pct in 2019, the International Monetary...

Indian Tourists Visiting Greece 100 pct up in 2017

The number of Indian tourists visiting Greece rose over 100 pct in 2017 compared to the previous year, Pranav Kapadia, founder and director of...

Prominent Journalist and Politician Yannis Kapsis Dies at 88

Former minister of the PASOK governments in the 80s Yannis Kapsis died at the age of 88, in the early hours of Monday morning. Kapsis...

Greece and Albania take ‘Step Forward’ During Ministers’ Talks

Greece and Albania took "a step forward" in resolving open bilateral issues during a meeting of their respective foreign ministers over the weekend in...

Greek Australian Mayor Kris Pavlidis Vows to Increase Women’s Role in Politics

Newly-elected Whittlesea mayor Kris Pavlidis has pledged to encourage young people and women to get involved in politics. In an interview with Greek Australian newspaper...