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Woman Hit with Stiff Fine For Leaving Flower for Victims of Greek Uprising

A woman was fined 300 euros ($355.96) by Greek police on Tuesday after she left a flower at the site of the uprising at the Athens Polytechnic. In 1974, 24 young people resisting the right-wing military dictatorship in Greece...

Greece Records 443 Intubations, 63 Deaths Tuesday

A record-breaking 443 patients are now intubated in Greece and 59 people with Covid-19 died on Tuesday, as the country marks its tenth day under lockdown. A total of 2,422 cases were diagnosed in Greece over the last 24...

Greek President Sakellaropoulou Adopts Stray Kitten from Karpathos

In early November, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou officially adopted a stray kitten named Calypso from the island of Karpathos, making the tiny feline the very first stray cat ever adopted by a Greek President while in office. Sakellaropoulou first met...

More American Students Choose Greece as Study Destination

More and more American students are now choosing to pursue academic opportunities in Greece, according to the "Open Doors 2020" survey, which was recently released by the Institute of International Education. While Greece has always been a popular destination for...

Greece Records 59 Covid Deaths and 400 Intubations as Second Wave Peaks

A staggering 400 patients are now intubated in Greece and 59 people with Covid-19 died Monday as the second wave of the coronavirus reaches its peak in the country. A total of 2,198 cases were diagnosed in Greece over...

“Apples” Will Represent Greece for International Feature Film at Oscars in 2021

"Apples," the directorial debut of Greek filmmaker Christos Nikou, will represent Greece in the "Best International Feature Film" category at the Oscars in 2021. Nikou is known internationally for his work as assistant director on critically acclaimed films like "Dogtooth"...

Young Turkish Prodigy and Greek Artist Band Together to Support Earthquake Victims

In a heart-warming act of compassion and solidarity, Nikos Nikolaidis, a Greek artist from Thessaloniki, and Mikail Akar, an eight-year-old art prodigy of Turkish descent, have collaborated on a large-scale painting in the wake of the disastrous earthquake that...

Covid 19: New Cases Over 3,000 for Second Consecutive Day, Record 336 Intubations in Greece

On Friday, it was announced that 3,038 cases of Covid-19 had been diagnosed in Greece over the last 24 hours and 38 people who had suffered from the virus had died. There are currently a record 336 intubated patients...

Greece Pulls Plug on Rally for Anniversary of Polytechnic Uprising

On Friday, Michalis Chrisochoidis, the country's Minister of Citizen Protection, announced that the annual rally commemorating the Polytechnic Uprising on November 17, 1973 would not occur this year. The yearly demonstration marks the day that Greece's right-wing military Junta sent...

Dark Day in Greece: Record Numbers of Cases, Deaths, and Intubations Thursday

A stunning 3,316 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Thursday, breaking the previous record of 2,917 cases, and 50 people who had suffered from Covid-19 have died in the country. There are currently 310 intubated patients in...