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Group of Afghanis in Lesvos Start Hunger Strike Demanding Asylum

A group of Afghani nationals in Lesvos started a hunger strike on Friday, requesting that the Greek government grants them asylum in the country,...

Two Treasures from Shanghai Museum exhibited at Athens Acropolis Museum

Two treasures from Shanghai Museum were put on display on Friday at the Athens Acropolis Museum for an exhibition which will be on display...

WorldwideGreeks.com a Greek Event, Greek Festival and Greek Concert Calendar Website Launches

Worldwide Greeks is the place for Greeks and non-Greeks to find out where local Greek festivals, Greek concerts, Greek music club nights, and all...

EU's Future Prospects the Focus of Kotzias-Gabriel Meeting in Athens

"Greece belongs in the Eurozone," German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday, during joint statements with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias after their...

Music and Sculpture at National Archaeological Museum Events on Monday

In a tribute to the "muses" that have inspired artists from antiquity up to the present day, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens is...

Athens to Turn Off Lights on Saturday for ‘Earth Hour’

Athens city hall, Lycabettus Ηill and two more buildings housing municipality services will turn off their lights for an hour on Saturday night, as...

ΙMF’s Rice: Progress Made in Talks With Greece, Work Still Required

Progress has been made in the ongoing negotiations between the Greek government and the representatives of the institutions in Brussels but “more work will...

Tsipras to Gabriel: Greece Is Determined to Work to Regain Social Contract

The dilemma is whether EU countries will regain the social contract and social acquis or if they will remain stuck in racist slogans which...

Refugees in Hellinikon Camp Celebrate Nowruz

Iranians, Afghans and Kurdish refugees living in the makeshift camp of Hellinikon, southern Athens, celebrated Nowruz (the Iranian New Year) 1396 (2017). The day, celebrated...

Greece, Israel Sign Joint Defense Cooperation Program for 2017

Greece and Israel will be participating in joint aeronautical exercises and training with attack helicopter units and Special Forces units, as part of the...