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Greek Parliament to Probe Novartis Scandal

Athens will recommend a new parliamentary committee to investigate the Novartis scandal, a government spokesman has confirmed. Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told reporters on Friday: “The committee's...

Greek Police to Hire Resident Foreigners

Greek police are to start hiring resident aliens, a government minister has announced. Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas, according to a report in Ta...

Speaking English Using Greek: Flashback to Zolotas’ Historic Speech

As Greeks all over the world mark International Greek Language Day, many recall the speeches in English -- peppered with Greek-origin words and phrases...

The Heartbreaking Prank Behind Patras’ Greek Carnival (video)

  A poor Greek woman's dire need to marry and her humiliation by callous neighbors has created a carnival custom which has lasted for over...

Greece Close to Ending Third Program Review

The Eurogroup Working Group (EWG) acknowledged on Thursday the implementation by Greece of most prior actions required to complete the country's third program review, according...

Engineer Sends Greek Bagel into Space (video)

A Greek engineer made the first known attempt to send a koulouri, the famous Thessaloniki round bread, into space. Thanasis Foukis attached the koulouri to...

Notorious Greek Hitman Walks Free for 48 Hours (video)

Dimitris Koufontinas, a senior member of the November 17 terrorist group, left jail on Friday morning after he was granted a 48-hour leave, the...

February 9: International Greek Language Day

After years of campaigning by academics, educators and Greeks of the diaspora, Feb. 9 has officially been declared International Greek Language Day. Starting in 2018,...

“Theogefyro” Natural Bridge in Epirus Collapses

  One of the most magnificent monuments of nature, the "Theogefyro" natural bridge in Epirus, has collapsed, according to epirusgate.blogspot.gr. Area residents saw the fallen bridge...

Bank of Greece Chief: They Try to Destroy Me

"They try to destroy me with obvious lies and anonymous witnesses," said Bank of Greece Governor Yiannis Stournaras after allegations of his involvement in...