After 53 Years, Athens’ Kentrikon Restaurant Serves its Last Meal

One of the most historic eateries in central Athens has served its last meal. Kentrikon Restaurant, which earned a reputation for serving quality, home-style meals to a clientele of famous musicians, actors, and politicians,...

Spiderweb Spanning One Kilometer Covers Greek Lake

A phenomenal spiderweb spanning 1,000 meters (one kilometer) has blanketed Lake Vistonida in northern Greece, puzzling locals and scientists alike. The massive spiderweb has covered trees, shrubs and fences, creating an eerie picture. A similarly impressive...

Rift Grows: Church of Russia Prohibits Pilgrimage to Mount Athos after Schism

The Orthodox Church of Russia has issued a decision prohibiting Russian pilgrims from visiting Mount Athos in Greece. This order follows the recent interruption of relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Orthodox...

World Economic Forum: Greek Competitiveness Drops in 2018, Falls to 57th

Greek economic competitiveness declined in 2018. According to the World Economic Forum's annual report, Greece ranks in 57th place in competitiveness among 140 countries, below Bulgaria (51st) and Romania (52nd). The Global Competitiveness Report 2018-2019...

В Москве запустят новый вид общественного транспорта

В 2020 году в Москве появится новый вид транспорта – водный. Первый маршрут пройдет от Киевского вокзала до Нижних Мневников. Об этом сообщается на странице департамента транспорта и развития дорожно-транспортной инфраструктуры в Twitter. В...

Окаменевшие останки мамонта нашли в Тверской области

Житель Тверской области Вадим Комин области обнаружил окаменевшие останки мамонта. Находка была сделана в окрестностях села Георгиевское Рамешковского района еще в 2014 году, но тогда мужчина полагал, что нашел лишь окаменевший ствол дерева. В 2016...

Antetokounmpo Hits Game-Winning Free Throws as Bucks Open Season with Win (video)

Giannis Antetokounmpo came firing out of the gate in the first game of the season, falling just shy of a triple-double with 25 points, 18 rebounds and eight assists, as his Milwaukee Bucks edged...

Following Spanish Request, Greece Ousts its Consul General in Barcelona

          Following a request by Spanish authorities, Greece has removed its consul general in Barcelona from his post. This move was announced by Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrel on Wednesday. Fernando Turró Homedes was accused by the...

BlackRock Freezes €300 Million Mall Development Project in Athens

U.S. investment company BlackRock has decided to freeze a plan to build a mall complex in western Athens after 11 years of battling Greek bureaucracy, because of the risky economic situation in Greece, Kathimerini...

‘Rubicon’ Anarchists Occupy School of Philosophy Classroom Again

Members of "Rubicon" anarchist group on Wednesday occupied once again classroom 516 of the University of Athens School of Philosophy, despite efforts by university faculty to block them. On Wednesday last week, members of the...