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Turkish TV Crew Detained by Greek Police: Report

Turkish state media have reported that three staff members from the country's national TV channel were held by Greek police while on assignment. State news...

Greek Athlete Splits Gold in High-Jump Thriller (video)

A Greek athlete has clinched a joint gold in the men's high jump at the IAFF World U20 Championship. Antonios Merlos, 19, and Mexico’s Roberto...

The Ancient Roots of Greek Souvlaki, the First Fast Food

The word "souvlaki" is synonymous with Greek food, whether the term refers to pieces of grilled meat on a small wooden skewer or the...

Assassin’s Creed’s Ancient Greek Setting Wins Applause

The latest installment of the Assassin's Creed game set in Ancient Greece has been described as "everything Ubisoft promised and more" by a reviewer. Writing...

Paris Hilton Soaks Up Greek Sunshine on Mykonos

Celebrity Paris Hilton is back in Greece, enjoying a vacation on the party island of Mykonos. In a series of photos on her Instagram account, Hilton...

Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets

In a week which saw another case of animal abuse in Greece, it is worth remembering that the country's past is steeped in the...

Teen Dies in Tragic Boat Accident on Paxoi Island in Greece

A teenager was killed in a boating accident on the Ionian island of Paxi on Saturday. The mayor of the island, Spyros Vlahopoulos, confirmed to Greek...

Tsipras ‘Well-Intentioned’ About Turkish Coup Suspects in Greece, Says Ankara

A spokesman for Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described Greek PM Alexis Tsipras as being "well-intentioned" over the issue of the eight Turkish ex-soldiers...

Ancient ‘Odyssey’ Find Will Attract Visitors to Greece, Says Olympia Mayor

Ancient Olympia has once again highlighted as a monument to world cultural heritage, following the recent discovery of possibly the oldest copy of Homer's...

Greek Court Approves French Extradition Request for Russian Bitcoin Accused

Russian national Alexander Vinnik, accused of laundering $4 billion through Bitcoin crypto-currency exchange in the U.S., could be extradited to France after a Greek court...