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Former Google CEO Reportedly Granted Cypriot Citizenship

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his family have now become citizens of the island nation of Cyprus, according to Cypriot and foreign media reports. The former software magnate and CEO, who is now worth a cool $19.2 billion as of...

US Officials Join Cypriot President to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Cyprus Independence

Twenty-five of the most powerful US senators and other officials joined Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades in an online commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Cyprus' independence on September 30th. Hosted by PSEKA, the Federation of Cypriot-American Organizations, along with Manatos...

Greek Health Ministry Recommends Ban on Festivals, Increased Covid Testing

The Greek health ministry's expert committee for tackling Covid-19 recommended on Monday that the government ban traditional festivals throughout the country until the end of July, intensify testing at the land borders and extend testing to seasonal workers from...

Greece Accused of Violence at Turkish Border (video)

The group "Human Rights Watch" accused Greek authorities on Tuesday of violently forcing back migrants who tried to illegally enter Greece from neighboring Turkey. The organization issued a statement urging Greece to investigate the allegations immediately, Human Rights Watch says...

Greek Woman Charged for Killing her Newborn

(Archive photo) Athens police arrested a 22-year-old woman for letting her newborn baby die in the light shaft of her apartment building is likely to be charged with infanticide. The woman, who is a student, told police that she gave birth...

PM Tsipras Meets with Turkish President Erdogan

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Beijing at the Four Seasons Hotel on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation organized by the Chinese government. Representing Greece there will...

Greek Tennis Player Konstantinos Mikos Gets Lifetime Ban for Corruption

On Thursday, the Greek tennis player, Konstantinos Mikos, received a lifetime ban from competing in the sport after a Tennis Integrity Unit investigation found that he was guilty of four charges of corruption. The investigation revealed that Mikos had offered...

German Authorities Charge 4 Germans and a Greek With Bribery for Defense Contracts

Bremen prosecuting authorities have charged four Germans and one Greek as suspects for bribing Greek officials for defense contracts, according to a Deutsche Welle report on Thursday. The story was broken by the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ),...

Tourist Discovers Active WWII Mine off Coast of Skopelos

According to authorities, an active mine from WWII was discovered by a tourist on Skopelos some 70 meters from the beach of Loutraki while diving. Local authorities just announced the discovery of the mine on Saturday, although the tourist found it...

New Democracy Calls for 'truth and transparency' of Tsipras' Role in Plan X

New Democracy, Greece’s conservative opposition party, has once again called for a parliamentary inquiry into the specific events that lead up to the country’s third bailout agreement. In particular they are questioning the contingency plan for a scenario in which...