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University of Athens Will Offer First English-Language Bachelors Degree in Greece

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) presented on Wednesday the outlines for the country's first undergraduate course of study to be conducted exclusively in the English language. This is the first time any...

Onassis Foundation to Fund Installation of New Elevator and Lights on the Acropolis

Antonis Papadimitriou, the President of the Onassis Foundation, met with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at Maximos Mansion on Wednesday morning in Athens. It was made public following their meeting that the Foundation will fund...

Greek Scientists Say Alexander the Great Died of Pancreatic Necrosis

Alexander the Great died of pancreatic necrosis, not from any other disease previously speculated about, such as malaria or pneumonia, according to the results of a new Greek study. Dr. Thomas Gerasimidis, Professor of Medicine...

New Athens Metro Line Given the Go-Ahead

The Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for Line 4 of the Athens metro, which will start in the Alsos Veikou district and run to Goudi. There are two...

Thessaloniki Metro Will be Ready in 2023, Says PM Mitsotakis

The metro system in Greece's second largest city, Thessaloniki, which is currently under construction, will be ready for public use in its entirety by April of 2023, said Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Thessaloniki...

Bureaucratic Obstacles Make Voting Plan for Greeks Abroad a Meaningless Gesture

Greek political parties seemingly reached a consensus on Tuesday regarding the parameters of proposed legislation which will allow Greek expatriates to vote from their country of residence. However, the bureaucratic obstacles envisaged cast doubt on the...

Residents Block Resettlement of 400 Migrants in Northern Greece (video)

Residents of the small village of Vrasna, northeast of Thessaloniki, forced Greek authorities on Tuesday to abandon plans to house approximately 400 migrants and refugees in local hotels. Local residents blocked the road at the...

Катер береговой охраны Греции врезался в лодку с мигрантами, сообщили СМИ

Патрульный катер береговой охраны Греции врезался в лодку с мигрантами, в результате пропали без вести три человека, в том числе 3-летний мальчик, и шестеро ранены, сообщает Афинское агентство новостей АМНА. ЧП произошло ночью к...

2019’s Hellenic Charity Gala set for November 16 in San Francisco

The Elios Charitable Foundation recently announced plans for the upcoming biennial Hellenic Charity Ball, scheduled for Saturday, November 16 at San Francisco’s historic Westin St. Francis hotel on Union Square. This year’s formal dinner dance...

Three-Year Old Boy Dead After Greek Coast Guard Vessel Rams into Migrant Dinghy

Rescuers recovered the body of 3-year-old boy in the sea just east of the island of Kos after a Greek Coast Guard vessel accidentally rammed into a dinghy carrying 34 refugees and migrants early...