Covid-19 Cases in Greece Reach 100,000

Greek health authorities announced on Thursday that they detected 2,018 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours throughout the country, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 99,306. They...

El Parlamento Europeo pide sanciones contra Turquía por Varosha

El Parlamento Europeo adoptó el jueves una resolución sobre la ciudad costera chipriota de Varosha, pidiendo al Consejo Europeo que imponga sanciones a Turquía por la reapertura parcial de la ciudad, que viola las resoluciones del Consejo...

San Demetrio: la historia del amado santo patrón de Tesalónica

San Demetrio (o Dimitrios) es uno de los santos cristianos más populares no solo en Grecia sino en todo el mundo cristiano ortodoxo, con millones de personas que llevan su nombre, en todas sus variantes. San Demetrio...

European Parliament Calls for Sanctions Against Turkey Over Varosha

The European Parliament adopted a resolution on the Cypriot coastal town of Varosha on Thursday, calling on the European Council to impose sanctions on Turkey over the partial reopening of the town, which violates...

US Army Chooses Cretan Water to Quench its Thirst

The Greek bottled water brand Zaros, which comes from the Cretan village of the same name, will soon be slaking the thirst of the US Armed Forces, according to a list of approved products...

Greek Child Piano Prodigy Releases Modern Version of Epirus Folk Song

Stelios Kerasidis, the eight-year-old Greek piano prodigy and composer, has brought a traditional Greek folk song from the region of Epirus into the modern era. Kerasidis’ Isolation Waltz, which he wrote in March of 2020, went viral...

Greece Extends Lockdown Until December 7

Greece extends the lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19 until Monday, December 7, government spokesperson Stelios Petsas announced on Thursday. The lockdown extension was expected as the number of new infections remains steadily at...

Majestic Swans Make Greek Lake their Home for Winter

Dozens of migratory swans have arrived from northern Europe to the Kerkini Lake in northern Greece this week for the winter months. The majestic birds will make the lake, situated about 50 km (31 miles)...

Public Sector Strike Slows Down Greece Amidst Lockdown

Metro services in Athens will be affected on Thursday, due to the participation of workers in the 24-hour strike, which has been announced by trade unions. ADEDY, the public service union, is also carrying out...

When Diego Maradona “Turned” Olympiacos Twice

Football legend Diego Maradona, who passed away on Wednesday making the whole world mourn, had "joined" Greece's Olympiacos twice. Even if it was only for a few hours, the greatest football player in the world...