Thousands Of Participants Join Athens Half-Marathon
Thousands of participants of all ages and backgrounds joined the Athens Half-Marathon and two associated races in the Greek capital on Sunday.
Thousands Rally as General Strike Over Train Disaster Brings Greece to a Halt
Thousands of people joined a nationwide strike and many more gathered for a second time in as many weeks in the center of Athens to demand justice for the death of 57 people in the train disaster of Feb....
Greece to Build Museum at Plato’s Academy in Athens
Authorities in Greece announced on Tuesday the creation of the country's first green museum which will be created in Athens where Plato’s Academy stood in ancient times. According to an announcement by the Ministry of Culture and the City of...
Newly Elected President of Cyprus Visits Greece
The newly elected President of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides made his first official visit abroad to Greece on Monday where he met President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and PM Kyirakos Mitsotakis. Christodoulides and Mitsotakis announced the creation of a new body, the Supreme...
Rare White Tiger Cub Found Among Garbage Bins Near Athens
A tiger cub that was left abandoned among garbage bins near Athens is being treated for malnutrition, with vets saying that it is in a really bad condition. The 4-month-old female cub, which is paralyzed, was discovered hiding under the...
‘Modern Elgin’ Arrested Trying to Steal Pieces of Acropolis
A 26-year-old dubbed "modern Elgin" was arrested in Athens after trying to remove pieces of stone and marble from the Acropolis as souvenirs. Greek media reported that the young man, who according to reports is of Cypriot origin, was spotted...
‘Text Me When You Arrive’: Greek Students Protest Over Train Disaster
Thousands of students protested on Friday throughout Greece demanding justice for the victims of the train disaster at Tempi. “Text me when you arrive”, is one of the main slogans written on banners that can be seen in every part...
Greece Dismantles ‘Pink Panthers’ Gang After Rolex Heist
Police in Greece announced on Thursday the dismantling of the "Pink Panthers" international criminal gang that is suspected of an armed robbery at a Rolex jewelry store in Athens in December. On December 20, 2022, "Pink Panthers" stole 24 luxury...
JP Morgan to Open Crypto Lab in Athens
JP Morgan’s decentralized finance branch Onyx is opening an Innovation Lab in Athens, Greece, the platform’s head announced last week. “The initial focus will be on building blockchain-related capabilities,” the platform’s Head of Blockchain Launch and Onyx Digital Assets, Tyrone...
Barack Obama to Visit Greece in June
Former US President Barack Obama will visit Greece in June as part of the Obama Foundation Leaders program, his non-profit organization has announced. On Tuesday, Obama announced a new class of 105 emerging change-makers from Africa, Asia-Pacific and Europe participating...