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Bodies Washed Ashore on Lesvos May be Turkish Family Fleeing Persecution, Authorities Told

The three unidentified dead bodies that washed up on the northeastern shores of Lesvos in November may belong to a Turkish family fleeing persecution...

EU Commission Welcomes German Clarifications on Controls for Greek Flights, Bertaud Says

The European Commission on Thursday said it welcomed clarifications provided by Germany during a trilateral meeting at expert level regarding the controls conducted at...

Parliament Postpones Debate on Saudi Arms Deal Question Until Monday

The Conference of Parliament Presidents on Wednesday announced that a question about Greek arms sales to Saudi Arabia, tabled for Defence Minister Panos Kammenos...

Greek Culture Minister: Kasta Tomb in Amphipolis to Be Open to Public in 3...

Talking to reporters during the presentation of a new temporary exhibition on the Emperor Hadrian at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Culture and...

Twenty Six Antiquities to Be Repatriated from Austria

Twenty six antiquities that were illegally taken out of Greece in the period of Nazi occupation will be repatriated on Monday. The repatriation event will...

No Metro in Athens on Tuesday Due to 24h Strike

Athens employees have declared a 24-hour strike next Tuesday in protest against the government's plans to include the fixed-rail transport operator STASY in the...

Sixteen Charged with Serious Offences Over Clashes in Exarchia

Sixteen people arrested during clashes with police in the Athens district of Exarchia were led before a public prosecutor on Saturday, to be charged...

Greek Parliament Approves its 2018 Budget, Showing 0.75 pct Rise in Expenditures

A plenary session on Friday approved the Parliament's budget for 2018, which includes a 0.75% rise in expenditures (to 133,985,000 euros), from 132,985,000 euros...

European Court of Human Rights Ruling Prompts Reopening of Vodafone Employee’s Suicide Case

The European Court of Human Rights fined Greece 54,000 euros for failing to carry out an adequate and effective investigation into the death of...

Arcturos Releases Bear Caught in Illegal Snare for Wild Boars

The brown bear conservation group "Arcturos" on Friday announced that it had successfully rescued a bear caught in an illegal snare that was set...