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Famous German Dj to Perform in Athens

The eminent German Dj and producer  The Timewriter is going to perform at Mamacas venue in Athens. The Timewriter is respected as one of the top producers within the international House scene. His trademark style can be characterised by...

50 Years of Greek-Korean Friendship Sealed

Greece and the Republic of South Korea celebrated on Friday, November 11 the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. For the occasion, two Korean warships have docked at the port of Piraeus and will remain there...

Diesel Engine Vehicles Now Permitted to Circulate Athens and Thessaloniki

While everyone was interested in the political developments of the past 2 hours, the Ministry of Environment passed a new bill in Parliament concerning the lift of the circulation ban for diesel engine vehicles in the city of Athens...

Two Weeks for Athens Region to Clean Up Garbage After Strike

Garbage collectors may take as long as two weeks to collect 120,000 tonnes of trash in the Attica region, which includes Athens, after a three-week strike by city workers, Ta Nea said, without citing anyone. Garbage collectors are expected to...

Destination Nowhere Part III: Athens

Athens has become a kind of purgatory for migrants entering Europe – a cramped, violent and sweltering waiting room that one may never get to leave.

1st Turkish Food Festival in Athens

The Westin Athens hotel introduces the matrimony of the Turkish and Greek cuisines.  Under the aegis of the Turkish Embassy and Turkish Airlines, the Westin Athens will host the First Annual Turkish Food Festival. Two Turkish chefs from the Sheraton Maslak...

‘Joanna Lumley’s Greek Odyssey’ Travels Around Athens

Joanna Lumley has been the subject of a fair bit of attention in Britain lately because of her documentary film titled 'Joanna Lumley’s Greek Odyssey'. Many British viewers and 30,000,000 viewers worldwide became familiar with obscure pictures from Greece through...

Army to Help Clear Trash from Streets of Athens

Greece's army was to assist Monday with the huge task of clearing away thousands of tons of garbage which has been festering on the streets of Athens for weeks due to a garbage collectors strike. Some 170 army drivers were...

Kalashnikov Gang Sentenced to Detention

After the unanimous decision of Athens Attorney General and Public Investigator, 5 of the 6 members of the Kalashnikov gang active in Athens for the past few months have been sentenced to detention until their day of trial has...

Public Transport, Taxi Strike Disrupts Athens for Second Day

Buses, metro trains, trams and taxis are staying out of circulation in the Greek capital, snarling traffic around Athens as public transport workers strike for a second day against austerity measures. Taxi drivers on Friday joined the 48-hour strike, while...