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Germany Puts Last Bailout Tranche to Greece on Hold

Germany blocked a final 15 billion-euro ($17.5 billion) bailout payment to Greece after the government in Athens postponed a value-added tax (VAT) hike on...

Eurostat: Housing Costs Greeks 4 Times More than European Average

Greeks pay dearly to have the nice, big house of their dreams, as 40 percent of them spend close to half of their income...

German WWII Plane Discovered Almost Intact Off Greece’s Rhodes

An almost intact German transport plane used extensively during the Second World War by the occupying forces was discovered by scuba divers off the...

Greek Economy Will Recover if Athens Sticks to Reforms: EU

The Greek economy will continue recovering in the coming years if the country adheres to its reform commitments, the European Commission said in its...

Female Couple Make History by Tying the Knot on Greek Island

The beach of Eressos was host to the first-ever wedding ceremony between two women in the history of the island of Lesvos, joining a...

Greek PM Tsipras from Brussels: “Difficult Meeting with Erdogan”

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that at his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday -- scheduled on the sidelines of the...

Greece Expelled Russians Under US, EU Pressure, Claims Analyst

Controversy continues to surround the issue of two Russian diplomatic staff ordered out of  Greece this week. In an article run by Russian news agency...

Crete Fire: Greek Authorities Deploy Helicopter

A large grass fire on the Greek island of Crete has seen the authorities deploy a helicopter to dump water on acres of burning...

Thousands Queue to Worship at Tomb of Greek Saint (video)

Thousands of people queued from early in the morning on Wednesday to pray at the  tomb of Saint Paisios in northern Greece. On Thursday, July 12,...

Bomber Gets Life Sentence for 2014 Bank of Greece Attack

Panagiota (Pola) Roupa, a leading member of Greek ultra-left group Revolutionary Struggle, was given a life term plus 25 years in prison on Wednesday...