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Airplane Dumps Water on Major Greek Fire (video)

Video shot in Athens on Friday shows the dramatic moment when a fire-fighting airplane dumped water on a large blaze in the city's northern...

Twelve Countries Back Greece over Return of Parthenon Sculptures

A UNESCO committee has called for talks between Britain and Greece over the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, with no less than 12 nations...

Greece Expects Record 32M Tourists in 2018, Says Tsipras

Greece's tourism industry is expected to draw 32 million visitors in 2018, in what will be a record year for the sector, Prime Minister...

Iran Cuts Football Ties with Greece over Cancelled Friendly

The Football Federation of Iran (FFIRI) says it will suspend all links with its Greek counterpart, the EPO, amid a row over a cancelled...

Homer’s Odyssey Is Officially the World’s Most Influential Story

Homer's Odyssey has been voted as the most influential story to have shaped the world, according to a poll of more than 100 international authors,...

Athens’ Foodies Flock to Cannabis-Oil Souvlaki Joint (video)

A taverna and grill in Athens that serves souvlaki, smoked trout or eel in pita bread has become a hit for one extra-special ingredient:...

New Assassin’s Creed Game Set in Ancient Greece (video)

  Millions of gamers throughout the world will do battle in ancient Greece which will provide the setting for the new series of the popular...

Greece’s Acropolis Rally Roars into Action

Friday marks the opening leg of the EKO Acropolis Rally, one of the oldest and toughest on the world rally circuit. The rally, which began...

The Strangest Island in the Dodecanese (photos)

The Aegean Sea consists of amazing unknown treasures, uninhabited paradises, islands of unique beauty and unexpected landscapes. The Greek island of Gyali -- located less than...

FYROM President Opposes “Tsipras – Zaev Deal” on FYROM Naming Issue

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia President Gjorge Ivanov on Thursday reiterated his previous statement that he will not accept an "erga omnes" name, calling...