Video Shows Thessaloniki Metro Taking Shape (video)

Work on the Thessaloniki Metro continues at a fast pace, with the placement of rails along a large part of the route. The work on the city's major transport project approaches the final stage with constructors...

Piraeus Bank Vows to Support Export-Orientated Growth in Greece

Greece's largest lender Piraeus Bank has joined forces with Enterprise Greece, the official agency of the Greek state, to support export-oriented activity and growth in the economy. The CEOs of the two organizations signed a...

Hellenic Heritage Foundation Hosts Historical Walk on Toronto’s 1918 Anti-Greek Riots

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) will be hosting a historical walk of the 1918 Anti-Greek riots to commemorate the incident's 100th anniversary. It will take place on Sunday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday, August 5...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Gets a Mural in Milwaukee (photos)

A Milwaukee resident has paid out of his own pocket for a larger-than-life mural featuring Greek NBA All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo. Brendan Jones, a great fan of the 'Greek Freak', asked Milwaukee-based artist Fred Kaems to...

EU Official Visits Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

The European Union's ambassador to Turkey, Christian Berger, paid a visit to the two Greek army officers held in the high-security prison in Edirne, Turkey, on Monday. According to an Athens-Macedonian News Agency report, during...

Greece Accuses Russia of ‘Disrespect’ as Diplomatic Spat Escalates

Greece accused Russia of showing disrespect late on Wednesday after Moscow claimed Athens was taking part in "dirty provocations" for NATO over the expulsion of two Russian diplomats last week. Greece expelled the diplomats based...

Turkey Lifts State of Emergency Two Years After Coup Attempt

Turkey has ended the nationwide state of emergency that was imposed two years ago after a failed coup attempt. More than 120,000 people in the police, military, academia, media and civil service have been detained...

МИД предупредил о негативных последствиях высылки дипломатов РФ из Греции

Официальный представитель Министерства иностранных дел России Мария Захарова заявила, что действия, подобные высылке российских дипломатов из Греции, не остаются без последствий. «Конечно, к сожалению, всё это омрачает двусторонние отношения, не привнося никакого конструктивного начала», —...

Greek Startup Awarded for Miniature Olive Tree in a Box

Greeks with imagination and great ideas flourish even in times of crisis. Like Vassilis Tsipas from Xylokastro in the Corinth prefecture, a graduate of the Agricultural University of Athens, who had the idea to...

Nineteen Dead, 25 Missing as Migrant Boat Sinks off Northern Cyprus

(File photo) A boat carrying about 150 migrants sank off the coast of northern Cyprus on Wednesday, leaving 19 dead and 25 missing, Turkey's coast guard said, according to Reuters. The coast guard rescued 103 migrants...