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Greek Priest Accused of Asking Godparent To Declare Sexuality

A priest from the suburb of Maroussi in northern Athens allegedly asked a woman to sign an official declaration recently stating that she had never said that she was homosexual. The peculiar incident has gone viral in Greece over the...

Athens' Elegant Northern Suburbs Reveal Another Side to Greek Capital

Athens is a city of many faces, with some being more promoted and others hidden. One short trip north of the city center will reveal another face of the Greek capital -- that of the rich and/or famous who chose...

Three Trolley Buses Set Ablaze in Athens and Kifissia ISAP Train Station Vandalized

In the late hours of Monday, three trolley buses were set on fire in downtown Athens, police have reported. Initial reports reveal that the trolley buses were set ablaze by unknown assailants near the Polytechnic building and that there were no...

Burglars Attack Kiffisia Mayor in Athens

Giorgos Thomakos, the mayor of Kifissia suburb in Athens, Greece, was the victim of an armed robbery. According to preliminary information from the Greek Police, armed burglars broke into the mayor’s home and after they tied him and his wife, they took...

Bomb Explodes Outside Greek Tax Office

A bomb exploded early Thursday outside a tax office in northern Athens, causing material damage but no injuries, Greek police said. The explosion at 0200 GMT in Kifissia district was preceded by telephone warnings placed by an anonymous caller to...

Traffic Warden Run Over By Car

A 42-year-old traffic warden, mother-of-two, was run over by a vehicle and killed in Kifissia, Athens. The tragic incident happened at eight past ten in the morning of April 23 at the junction of Kifisias Avenue with Saint Demetriou...