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Impressed by Greece, Amazon Expands Further in Athens

Impressed by the entrepreneurial environment in Greece, US giant Amazon announced that they will soon open their first office in Athens.

When Greeks Defied the Nazis to Attend Great Poet Palamas’ Funeral

On a day like this on February 28 1943, Athens was mourning one of the nation's greatest poets: Kostis Palamas had died the day before.

Attica’s Tiny Islet That Has Its Own Natural Pool

A tiny islet off the coast of Attica near the Kaki Thalassa area has such a shape that it gives the impression it features a swimming pool.

Coronavirus: Lockdown Extended in Attica; 1,790 Cases Friday

The number of coronavirus patients undergoing intubation, an intensive treatment used to facilitate breathing, remains high in Greece.

Covid-19 Transmission Skyrockets in Greece, with 2,147 Cases Tuesday

Transmission of Covid-19 has skyrocketed in Greece once again, as the country recorded a stunning 2,147 cases on Tuesday.

PM Mitsotakis Pledges “We Must do Better” Regarding Power Outages

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President Katerina Sakellaropoulou spoke together on Friday about the lessons learned this week after the power outages.

Coronavirus Cases Spike to 1,400 in Greece on Thursday

A total of 1,400 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Thursday, spiking sharply yet again after the country recorded 755 cases of the virus just one day earlier, on Wednesday. The cases diagnosed on Tuesday represent 645 more...

Snow Storm Departs Athens, Leaving Suburbs in Darkness

The snow storm "Medea," which left Athens covered in snow Tuesday, passed through the city on Wednesday and is making its way toward Crete. The winter storm has left over 40,000 homes in Attica, especially in Athens' suburbs, without electricity...

Coronavirus Cases Jump to 1,121 in Greece Tuesday

A total of 1,121 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Tuesday, spiking sharply yet again as the country was blanketed with a thick layer of snow. The cases diagnosed on Tuesday represent 423 more than those recorded in...

Winter Storm Provides Rare Glimpse of Snowy Athens

The Winter storm "Medea" left Athens, including the city's ancient sites, blanketed in snow on Tuesday. Featuring a thick layer of white, fluffy snow, the Greek capital's famed monuments and neighborhoods have taken on a new beauty which only adds...