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Greece Reaches Deal with Creditors on Reforms under Bailout Review

Greece and its international creditors agreed on a set of economic reforms the country must undertake in exchange for fresh loans. The agreement on a...

State of Emergency Declared in Parts of Western Greece after Floods (photos)

The municipalities of Agrinio and Messologhi in the western prefecture of Aitoloakarnania declared a state of emergency on Saturday, after heavy rains caused floods...

One Killed, Three Injured after Car Ramming in Queens, New York City

Police say a man driving down a New York City street struck at least four people, killing one and critically injuring three. A New York...

EU Warns Climate Change Damage Could Triple by the 2020s

A new study by the EU warns that damage to critical infrastructure caused by climate hazards could triple by the 2020s and multiply over...

Action Aid: Only 15% of Greek Children with Special Needs Get Education

Only about 15 percent of children with special needs have access to education in Greece, says an Action Aid report published in 2015. The issue became...

Chestnuts: A Very Greek Winter Delicacy

In winter, roast-chestnut street stalls are a common sight in Greek cities. The seller has a little portable brazier, a whole heap of roasted...

Heavy Rains and Floods Hit Western Greece (video)

Heavy rains brought havoc to many parts of western Greece, with the prefecture of Aitoloakarnania particularly affected. Local authorities say that heavy flooding has hit...

Greece Finalises Deal with Lenders to Sell Coal-Fired Plants

Greece has finalised a deal with its official creditors on the coal-fired plants the country will sell to comply with an EU court ruling,...

Relief for Greeks: ‘The EU is Not Banning Gyros or Kebab’

The European Commission has denied reports it plans to ban gyros and kebab. A spokesperson reacted to the media reports on the use of phosphates...

Hellenic HQ: A New Greek Centre is Planned in Melbourne

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) has announced a landmark development to create new facilities and services for all Greeks in Melbourne. The plan focuses...