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Trial Over Killing of LGBTQ Activist Zak Kostopoulos Begins in Athens

The trial over the killing of prominent LGBTQ Zak Kostopoulos, who was beaten to death in Athens on September 21, 2018 begins in Athens on Wednesday. Six people will appear in court in a trial seen as important for gay...

Greece Mulls Tolls for Athens Center to Ease Traffic Congestion

Greece is considering imposing tolls for vehicles in the center of Athens to combat traffic congestion, a government minister revealed on Monday. Authorities are particularly alarmed by the increase in traffic throughout the Greek capital, which at times seems like...

Man Killed as Storm Ballos Batters Greece for Second Day

Greece's fire service announced on Friday that one person had been killed on the island of Evia after he was carried away by the rushing water during the storm that has affected Greece for a second consecutive day. The 70-year-old...

Greek Ingenuity: How to Cross a Flooded Street in Athens

A Greek man found an ingenious way to deal with the flood in Athens on Thursday: he simply climbed on a ladder and "walked" through the water to his car on the other side of the road. When he reached the...

Storm Ballos Batters Athens with Power Outages, Flooded Streets

The weather front named Ballos slammed into Athens on Thursday, causing power outages in several parts of the capital and flooding streets. Torrential rain forced the Greek authorities sent out an emergency alert message warning citizens not to venture outdoors unless...

Former US Diplomat in Greece Critical of Biden’s Choice for Athens Envoy

A former US diplomat who served in various positions in Greece is criticizing President Biden's decision to nominate George Tsunis as the Ambassador to Athens. Writing in New Europe magazine, Alec Mally, who served for more than seven years in various...

Athens Grant Walk: Downtown to Get Green Makeover, Despite Reactions

Despite reactions by downtown Athens citizens, the next stage of the Panepistimiou Avenue makeover will go ahead as planned. The so-called "Athens Grant Walk" is an ambitious project by the Athens municipality in making the city more livable. The redevelopment...