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Greek Coffee Rituals Remain at the Heart of Everyday Life

  Greeks consume 5.5 kilos of coffee annually per capita, putting the country into 15th position in a global list of top coffee drinkers. Probably one...

Tsipras, Merkel Confer on ‘Macedonia’ Dispute, Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday spoke on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to sources cited by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency...

Concern Grows Over Measles Epidemic in Greece

The president of the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) Theofilos Rosenberg expressed concern about the measles epidemic in Greece. "The epidemic does...

Greek Teacher in the U.K. Among 10 Best in the World

Andria Zafirakou who teaches in an ethnically diverse school in northwest London has been shortlisted for the Varkey Foundation’s 2018 Global Teacher Prize. She is...

Clean Monday Customs Turn Greece into Giant Party (videos)

    Clean Monday, the day that brings the carnival season to a close was full of celebrations all across Greece, turning the country into one...

The White Whale of the Skies Lands at Athens (photos)

Aviation enthusiasts in Athens had a rare chance to see one of the giant "Beluga" planes that landed at Eleftherios Venizelos airport recently. The plane...

Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace 42 Times on Monday

Turkish military provocations in the Aegean intensified on Monday as Turkish jets violated Greek airspace on 42 occasions. The airspace incursions were conducted by two...

17 Turks Seek Asylum in Greece

Seventeen Turkish nationals crossed the Aegean to the Greek island of Chios by boat on Monday and requested political asylum. The local coast guard patrolling...

Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Hits Northern Aegean

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit early on Tuesday north of the island of Alonissos in the northern Aegean. The epicenter of the quake that occurred...

Greek Students Watch UK Review of High University Fees

In a move that could affect thousands of Greeks who study at universities in England, Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Monday to launch...