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Greek Air Force Intercepts Turkish F-16s on Christmas Day

Violations of Greek airspace by Turkish warplanes over the Aegean continued on Christmas Day, with Hellenic Air Force jets intercepting the aircraft according to...

Use of Plastic Bags in Greek Supermarkets Down 80%

The use of plastic bags in supermarkets in Greece dropped 80 percent in 2018 since stores no longer give them away for free, according...

Greek Songs That Became Huge International Hits

The international music industry finally seemed to take its first notice of Greece during the turbulent decade of the 1960's. International singers gave new, modern twists...

Greek Students Make Gluten-free Bread From Chestnut Flour

Students from the Thessaly University of Applied Sciences (TEI) and Peloponnese University of Applied Sciences have made gluten-free bread using flour from chestnuts as...

How Did Saint Nicholas Become Santa Claus?

In Greece they call him Agios Vasilis (Saint Basil) -- but in the rest of the world he is the jolly, plump old man with...

Greece 2018: The Year in Review

The year 2018 was a tumultuous one for Greece, marked by tragic events such as the East Attica fires which claimed the lives of...

Athens Stock Exchange Loses 5.6 Points in One Week

The stock market trading week closed with the Athens Stock Exchange showing a drop of 0,80 percent on Friday, with total losses for the...

Important Christian Monument Discovered in Cyprus

An important Christian site has just been discovered in Cyprus with mosaics which bear clear inscriptions in Greek, according to an Athens Macedonia News...

Katrougalos Says Greece Will Not Escalate Warlike Rhetoric

Greece is not investing in warlike rhetoric with Turkey, said Alternate Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos on Friday, criticizing recent airspace violations by Turkish warplanes in the...

European Court Rules Against Greece in Sharia Law Case

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Wednesday that Greece violated a prohibition on discrimination by applying Islamic religious law to an inheritance...