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''Apodixi Please'': Greece's Campaign to Inform Tourists About Tax Evasion

The Greek authorities launched recently the campaign dubbed ''Apodixi, Please'', meaning ''Receipt, Please'', in order to inform tourists on how to ask for a receipt from business owners, in order to reduce tax evasion in the country. As the website...

Man Shoots Girlfriend's Father After She Kills His Ex-Wife

On August 3, a violent crime of passion took place in the town of Koropi, near Athens. The victim was a 35-year-old woman, mother to two underage boys. The perpetrator was a 26-year-old woman, the girlfriend of the victim’s...

Greek Teens Discover Ancient Tomb in Zagori

Two young Greeks discovered an ancient tomb near the region of Zagori. Archaeologists were excited to find that the tomb had not been looted and they estimated that it dates back to the Byzantine times. The tomb was found right...

Amnesty International Greece Charges Greek Authorities With Refusal of Access to Refugee Accommodation Center

Greek authorities have refused Amnesty International Greece with access to refugee accommodation centers and the hotspots so the organization can monitor current conditions, according to its director Giorgos Kosmopoulos. As reported in the Greek daily Ethnos, Mr. Kosmopoulos claims that...

Fugitive Fake Doctor Caught in the U.S. and Handed Over to Greek Authorities

  The fake doctor who had been working as the head of the regional medical center on the Greek island of Skyros was apprehended by U.S. authorities and handed over to Greek police. The 58-year-old had used a forged medical...

Tension in Refugee Hot Spot on Greek Island of Kos

Tension broke at a military camp on the island of Kos, where Greek authorities are preparing to establish a refugee hot spot. According to local media, the islanders lit fires and blocked access to the surrounding area. The images shown by...

One Child Dead After Another Refugee Shipwreck Off Greek Coast

Six refugees were found dead in another shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island of Kos. The list of victims includes a 5-year-old child. The child’s body was found on a beach on Kos island, north of Cape Ammoglossa....

Eurogroup: 'Greece Must Send Plan for Pension System Reforms'

Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem and European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Thursday the institutions are waiting for Greece to submit specific fiscal proposals for reforming Greece’s social security system. Speaking to a joint press conference along with European Stability Mechanism...

Greece to Open Offers for Piraeus Port on Tuesday

Greek authorities will open financial offers submitted in a tender to buy 67% of Piraeus Port Organization on Tuesday, a process characterized as the country's biggest challenge so far in its drive to put Greece again on the map of international...

Greek Government Has No Plan as Migrant Gangs Cause Trouble in Greek Capital

The Greek government is yet to make a plan on what to do with the hundreds of migrants and refugees that were sent back to the Greek capital from the Greece - F.Y.R.O.M. borders in Idomeni. In fact, the Greek...