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Eldorado Gold Secures Finance from Greek Banks for the Skouries Project

Canadian firm Eldorado Gold has signed a mandate letter for a credit-committee-sanctioned €680 million finance facility from Greek banks to develop the Skouries project in northern Greece. According to the feasibility study, the project is expected to cost $845 million...

Magnificent Golden Comb Made by Greek Master a Highlight of Hermitage

A magnificent sculpted golden comb made by a Greek sculptor, with a crest showing Scythian warriors in battle, is one of the great treasures of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. The golden ornament, known around the world as...

Tokyo Olympics: Greece Wins Silver in Water Polo Final Against Serbia

Greece made history on Sunday during the water polo final, and despite losing 10-13 to Serbia, won its first silver Olympic medal in history.

Ancient Greek Crown of Pure Gold Found in Box Under Man’s Bed

A British pensioner found a 2,300 year old ancient Greek crown packed with crumpled old newspapers in an old cardboard box under his bed.

Greek Weightlifter Eleni Konstantinidi Wins Two Gold Medals at the European Championships

Weightlifter Eleni Konstantinidi won two gold medals for Greece on Friday at the European Championships taking place in Batumi, Georgia. The Greek athlete won a top spot with her clean and jerk in the 81 kilos category. It was the first...

Venezuela Denies Mystery Plane to Greece Was Smuggling Gold

The Venezuelan ambassador to Greece on Wednesday dismissed allegations that the plane which made an unexpected stop in Athens last Saturday was shipping gold out of the country. In an interview with the Greek daily newspaper "Efimerida ton Syntakton," Freddy...

Greek Police Bust Gold-Smuggling Ring

Greek police on Wednesday arrested fifty-nine people suspected of being involved in an international gold-smuggling operation. All the suspects were rounded up from the greater Athens area. After a long investigation, police believe that the suspects were stealing gold items and...

Australian Gold Thief Just Wanted a Greek Holiday

An Australian man who stole more than AUD$200,000 ($156,000) worth of gold from a remote mine in Western Australia said he wanted to use his ill-gotten gains to fund a family holiday to Greece. Joseph Andrew Cresp, 52, was working...

Shooter Anna Korakaki Does It Again! Gold In Bologna [video]

Anna Korakaki, Greece's Olympic shooter, received another Gold Medal at the ISSF World Cup in Bologna. This is the 20-year-olds first try at the particular organization where she shot from 25m range, in the same competition where she won...

Dreamy Start for Greece With Bronze and Gold Medals at Rio Paralympics

The Greek team at the 15th Paralympics in Rio got off to a great start on the first day on Thursday. Thanasis Konstantinidis broke three world records to win the gold medal in the F32 shot put final whereas his...