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US Urged to End Arms Export Restrictions on Cyprus

A ongoing ban on arms sales to Cyprus by the U.S. has been criticized by the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) in a new briefing...

Greek Boccia Champ Claims Another Gold Medal

Greek boccia player Grigoris Polychronidis has claimed gold at the sport's world championships in Liverpool, U.K. Polychronidis clinched top spot in Wednesday's final by beating South...

AEK, PAOK Deliver a Great Night for Greek Football

Much maligned in recent years, Greek football got a shot in the arm on Wednesday with two of the country's clubs fighting their way...

Greek Fires Claim Another Life, Brining Death Toll to 96

Another elderly casualty of July's fires in east Attica has died in hospital from their injuries. The 68-year-old victim passed away in intensive care on...

Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey Fly Home (video)

A government jet has flown two Greek soldiers -- Second Lieutenant Angelos Mitretodis and Sergeant Dimitris Kouklatzis -- home from Turkey after they were released...

Greek Weather Warning Looms over August 15 Holiday

Greece is facing heavy storms on Wednesday, with the authorities issuing a warning ahead of the public holiday tomorrow. According to the Hellenic National Meteorological...

Many Feared Dead in Italy Bridge Collapse

Reports from Genoa, Italy suggest many people may have been killed when a motorway bridge suddenly gave way on Tuesday. The major structure collapsed during...

Greece Hit by 103,000 Thunderbolts in July

Nearly 103,000 thunderbolts, the highest number in the last 14 years, occurred in Greece in July, the Athens National Observatory's Meteo Service said on...

Cost-Cutting Online Service Slashes Start-Up Times for Businesses in Greece

Dozens of businesses are using a new electronic 'one-stop shop' to slash the time it takes to get a new venture up and running...

Greece Scales Back Military Cooperation with Turkey over Soldiers' Imprisonment

Greece's military has reportedly suspended military cooperation with Turkey over the two Greek soldiers still in confinement in Edirne. In a report carried by Greek...