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Greek Australian Kon Vatskalis Wins Second Term as Mayor of Darwin

Greek-Australian politician Kon Vatskalis has claimed re-election as Lord Mayor of the city of Darwin on Sunday after a convincing lead on first preference votes. While only 56 percent of votes have been counted so far, Vatskalis leads by more...

Construction Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Gem in Downtown Athens

Α spectacular ancient Greek sculpture was unearthed in the downtown Agia Irini (St Irene) Square of Athens on Saturday during construction work. The news was shared by Kostas Bakoyannis, the mayor of the city of Athens, through a Facebook post. There...

Greek Australian Basil Zempilas Elected as Mayor of City of Perth

Greek Australian media personality Basil Zempilas was elected as the new mayor of the city of Perth on Saturday. It was a tightly-fought race between the media personality and former journalist Di Bain, with the pair separated by just a...

Tilos, Greece's First Energy-Self-Sufficient Island

The beautiful Greek island of Tilos in the Dodecanese archipelago has become the first in the entire Mediterranean to become fully self-sufficient in energy, thanks to a strong investment in renewables. With a population of just over 500 people, with...

Samos Mayor Shouts at, Pushes Migrants in Island's Central Square (video)

The mayor of the Greek island of Samos took the law into his own hands on Tuesday by shouting at and pushing away refugees and migrants who attempted to occupy the central square of the capital town, Vathy. Mayor of...

Athens Authorities Continue Anti-Graffiti, Cleanup Campaign in City Center

On Sunday, Athens municipal authorities continued their new campaign to clean up and beautify downtown Athens -- perhaps most importantly, by removing the graffiti which has for so long been a visual blight on the Greek capital. A team of workers...

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...