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Mayors From Across the World Gather in Greece to Combat Anti-Semitism

Mayors from across the world are gathering in Greece for a major conference on combating antisemitism that kicks off on Wednesday in Athens. Among participants from 53 cities and 23 countries is the mayor of New York Eric Adams. The 2022...

The Day Terrorists Assassinated Greek Politician Pavlos Bakoyannis

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 and Boston Become ‘Sister Cities’

The Greek capital of Athens and the US city of Boston are to become 'Sister Cities' after a decision reached by Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis and the mayor of Boston, Michelle Wu. The two mayors met in Boston where Bakoyannis...

Russia Warns Greece to Stop Anti-Russian Propaganda

In an unprecedented move, Russia's Embassy in Athens, Greece issued a statement on Sunday calling on "the very top officials, politicians and statesmen" to tone down their anti-Russian rhetoric. "We call on everyone, and especially the very top officials, politicians...

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

Countdown to Christmas: Athens Embraces the Festive Spirit

The City of Athens has entered the holiday season early this year, as Greece’s capital celebrated the lighting of the Syntagma Square Christmas Tree on the evening of Tuesday, November 23. “Athens’ neighborhoods have been decorated early this year, offering...

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...

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...