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Ancient Greeks' Love for Their Dogs

Ancient Greeks had a great love and respect for their dogs, cherishing them as companions, protectors, and hunters, as evidenced by several dog tombstones discovered over the centuries. The most well-known story about the relationship between ancient Greeks and their...

How a Greek Orthodox Priest Made Giannis Antetokounmpo a Devout Christian

Millions of words have been written about the great athlete Giannis Antetokounmpo who was voted 2019 Most Valuable Player in the NBA for 2019. Equally as many words have been written about his humble background, growing up in poverty...

Greece One of Least Prepared Countries in EU for Electric Cars

Netherlands-based automobile leasing and fleet management company, LeasePlan, says that Greece is one of the least prepared countries in Europe to welcome the use of electric cars. This is greatly due to the fact that Greece has not improved its...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Talks From his Greek 'Sanctuary' (video)

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has used a TV interview to talk about his birthplace in Athens, describing it as his sanctuary and the place he always wants to come back to. The 'Greek Freak' also talks about the Zografou indoor arena, near...

'Jurassic Park' Bird Spotted in Greece (photos)

Social media users in Greece were left scratching their heads after a picture of a scary flying animal resembling a scene from Jurassic Park went viral. The enormous-looking avian was photographed on Wednesday near Crete's Ierapetra. The initial excitement of what some...

Greek-Canadian Friends Launch Trailblazing Kids’ Football Club

In a land where ice hockey rules, four lifelong Greek-Canadian football fans -- friends for over 20 years -- have united to bring soccer to Toronto’s young people. Nick Papalambropoulos, Markos Dimopoulos, Giorgio Trikkas and Johnny Giorgopoulos have been offering...

Government Continues Crack Down on State Debtors

It is estimated that this year 3.94 million taxpayers owe the state money in tax payments amounting to some 94.7 billion euros. This means that almost one out of two taxpayers are unable to pay their taxes due and is...

Greek Director Withdraws Film From Theaters to Aid Police Investigation of Taxi-Driver's Murder

Greek film director Sotiris Tsafoulias on Monday announced that he is withdrawing his film "Eteros Ego" (Other Me) from cinema theaters in order to assist the police in their investigation of a taxi driver's murder in the Athens suburb...

Four Arrested in Greece, €10 Million Worth of Captagon Seized in Major Drug Bust

Four men were arrested as members of a ring believed to be manufacturing and trafficking large quantities of an illegal drug called Captagon, during an operation near Elefsina and Megara on Friday by Greece’s Financial Crimes Unit (SDOE), in...

PM Tsipras Meets With UNWTO's Sec-Gen Rifai: Greece Is 'Breaking Records' in Tourist Arrivals

With each year that passes, Greece is breaking new records in the arrival of tourists from abroad, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai. In a brief conversation with Rifai on...