Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

Athens

The Stigmatized Roma People of Greece

The issue of Roma people in Greece remains controversial to this day, as they prefer to live in the margins of society, refusing to integrate

Traffic is Turning Athens into a Huge Parking Lot

The volume of traffic in Athens was always a pain for residents and visitors alike, but since the lifting of the coronavirus restrictions, moving around the Greek capital at all has become a nightmare. Since early September, Athenians have spent...

Moderate Earthquake Jolts Athens

A 2.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Athens at 3:53 PM local time on Monday. The quake was felt throughout the region of Attica. According to the National Observatory of Athens, the epicenter was around 10 km (6 miles) northeast of the Greek...

Greek Police Shoot Dead Young Roma; Protests Erupt Near Athens

Greek police shot and killed a 20-year-old Roma man early Saturday morning. The shooting took place following a car chase in the suburb of Perama, west of Athens. A 15-year-old was also injured, and another teenager ran from the...

Older Greek Couple Proves Love Lives on Beyond 80

A Greek couple proved that love can strike beyond 80 by getting married at Athens City Hall

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...

Daily Life in Ancient Greece: What it Was Like to Live in Athens and Sparta

Life in ancient Athens and Sparta, although both in Greece, was so different that the city-states seem completely foreign to each other.

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...