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Prosecutor Rules 27 Greek Officials Will Stand Trial for Deadly Mati Fire

Athens prosecutor Georgios Polikratis said on Tuesday that he has referred 27 Greek officials to trial for the 2018 Mati deadly fire. The accused include some senior officials from the previous SYRIZA government -- and one celebrity former mayor. Out...

Two Marathon Deputy Mayors Resign over East Attica Fires

Two Marathon deputy mayors resigned on Saturday as a matter of conscience after the deadly wildfires that left 88 people dead, hundreds injured and thousands of homes destroyed. Dimitra Lambarou, a deputy mayor for education and culture at Marathon Municipality,...

Marathon Mayor Awards Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

Marathon Mayor Ilias Psinakis awarded Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson with the "Marathon Legion Medal" for their love and support for Greece. Psinakis has invented and designed the Marathon Legion Medal in 2015 as an award to exemplary Greeks...

Ilias Psinakis Arrives in Thessaloniki on a Hot-Air Balloon

The photos of Ilias Psinakis flying over Thessaloniki in a hot-air balloon have been circulating on the internet. As soon as the locals of Thessaloniki realized the eccentric persona's presence in the sky, they rushed to photograph the unique way with...

33rd Athens Marathon Breaking New Record in Athlete Participation

Athlete participation in this year's 33rd Athens Marathon held on November 8th is expected to reach new record highs, the president of Greek athletics federation (SEGAS) Kostas Panagopoulos said at a press conference on Thursday. The Athens Marathon is...

Last Goodbyes to Greek Musician Demis Roussos

Friends, relatives and colleagues gathered at the First Cemetery of Athens to say their last goodbyes to famous Greek musician Demis Roussos who passed away early on Sunday, January 23. Demis Roussos had a successful international career and sold more...

Mixed Success for Greek Celebrities Standing for Election

The 2014 local elections across Greece are being contested by various Greek celebrities looking to secure the political spotlight. In many cases, their efforts have paid off with many celebrities being elected, or getting a second chance next Sunday. The most prominent victory is that...