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Older Greek Couple Proves Love Lives on Beyond 80

A Greek couple proved that love can strike beyond 80 by getting married at Athens City Hall

Athens Grant Walk: Downtown to Get Green Makeover, Despite Reactions

Despite reactions by downtown Athens citizens, the next stage of the Panepistimiou Avenue makeover will go ahead as planned. The so-called "Athens Grant Walk" is an ambitious project by the Athens municipality in making the city more livable. The redevelopment...

Pavlos Bakoyannis: The Greek Politician Assassinated by November 17 Terrorists

It was September 26, 1989 when former publisher and New Democracy MP Pavlos Bakoyannis was assassinated by three members of the November 17 terrorist group outside his office in downtown Athens. It was a dastardly crime which shook Greece's political world...

Athens Half Marathon Returns; Dedicated to Mikis Theodorakis

The Athens Half Marathon returned to the city on Sunday after a two-year pause because of the pandemic, dedicated to the memory of Mikis Theodorakis

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis Remembers His Politician Father, Murdered 31 Years Ago

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis posted a picture on social media with his father, Pavlos, who was murdered 31 years ago today by the November 17 terrorist group. "You may have flew away thirty-one years ago, but every day I touch...

Greek Cleaner Praised for Her Honesty after Returning Bag Containing 19,000 Euros

A cleaner working for the municipality of Athens found a bag containing 19,000 euros and turned it over to the police, Athens mayor Kostas Bakoyannis revealed in a social media post late Wednesday. The owner of the bag was found...

New Face of Athens' Omonoia Square Ready to be Unveiled

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis posted a panoramic view photo on Facebook on Thursday showing the new visage of the city's historic Omonoia Square, which is almost ready to be presented to Athenians. The popular fountain that had once been the hallmark...

New Mayor of Athens in Paris to Observe City's Sanitation Techniques

Kostas Bakoyannis, the new mayor of Athens, took a lightning-quick visit to Paris on Monday, just one day after he was sworn in, to see how the French capital handles sanitation and rubbish collection, the City of Athens announced...

New Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis Sworn in at Plato's Academy

The mayor-elect of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis, was sworn into office on Sunday evening at Plato's Academy in Athens. The new mayor of the Greek capital decided to hold the official ceremony in this open space as an important symbolic gesture. He chose the...

Final Results of Greece's Second Round of Local Elections Revealed

The final, official results from Sunday's second round of local elections in the largest cities and regions in Greece were announced on Monday morning. Here is a breakdown of the winning parties and candidates in the major city and...