Греция считает строительство газопровода ТАР своей приоритетной задачей

Pеализация проекта Трансадриатического газопровода (ТАР), который предусматривает транспортировку азербайджанского газа в Европу, является одной из четырех задач правительства Греции в сфере энергетики. Об этом сообщил министр по окружающей среде и энергетике страны Йоргос Статакис....

When Princess Diana Flew to Greece For Her “Dear Friend” (video)

On September 18, 1996, Diana, the Princess of Wales, made a surprise trip to the Greek island of Evia to pay last respects to her "dear friend" who had died several days earlier. Britain's "Queen...

Famous Greek Matriarch Who Helped Migrants Dies (Video)

Maritsa Mavrapidou, who was famously photographed in October 2015 with a refugee baby together with two other ladies on the Greek island of Lesvos, has died at the age of 89. "We welcomed refugees because...

Greece Among Few Countries To Raise Taxes Over Last Decade

According to new data published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Tuesday, Greece was among the nine countries out of all 36 Organization members to raise business taxes during the...

Small Plane Crashes in Western Greece

A search-and-rescue operation is underway off Mesolongi in western Greece for a small two-seater plane which is believed to have crashed into the sea after takeoff on Wednesday. A Greek Coast Guard spokesman told iefimerida.gr...

Greeks Overwhelmingly in Support of Snap Elections

Two out of three Greek citizens are in favor of snap elections, according to a survey by polling company Marc on behalf of Proto Thema, which was released on Wednesday. Following the pullout of the...

“East Mediterranean Gas Forum” Meets for First Time in Cairo

The energy ministers of Greece, Italy, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, Jordan and Palestine held their first annual ''East Mediterranean Gas Forum'' on January 14 and 15 in the Egyptian capital of Cairo. Greece was represented by...

Public Sector Employees Call 24-Hour Strike for Thursday

Greece’s largest public-sector union organization (ADEDY), which represents employees working for the country's public sector, has called for a 24-hour nationwide strike on Thursday, January 17. ADEDY demands the revocation of the new system for...

Putin Slams Prespa Agreement

Russian president Putin has criticized the name deal between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), suggesting it is part of a campaign to increase western influence in the Balkan region. In an...

Six Arrests Over “Naming and Shaming” Campaign for Pro-Prespa MP’s

Greek police on Wednesday arrested six suspects in several Macedonian cities for illegally placing posters "naming and shaming" lawmakers who will vote for the Prespa Agreement. Two of those arrested will be brought before a...