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Two Teens Arrested for Beating Athens Metro Station Manager

Two youths were arrested on Saturday and taken to the public prosecutor for violently assaulting an Athens metro station manager. The prosecutor pressed criminal charges against the two brothers - 15 and 17 years old - for the grave assault...

Mask Deniers Brutally Attack Athens Metro Employee

Mask deniers brutally attacked and injured an employee of the Athens metro on Wednesday after he confronted them for not wearing masks. Footage shows two young men repeatedly kicking the employee who is laying on the ground, desperately trying to...

Ancient Aqueduct, Thousands of Hellenistic Artifacts Uncovered in Piraeus

Greek archaeologists unearthed an ancient aqueduct and thousands of objects and artifacts dating from Hellenistic and Roman times during the excavations for the expansion of the Athens metro line to Pireaus. Some of the artifacts will frame the permanent exhibition...

Athens' Three New Metro Stations to Alleviate Traffic Congestion in City

Three new metro stations opened to the public on Tuesday in the Greek capital. Named after the Piraeus suburbs of Aghia Varvara, Korydallos and Nikea, the new Line 3 metro stations will serve 60,000 people daily, a number that will...

Greece Vows to Deliver Thessaloniki Metro System by 2023

The long-delayed metro system for Thessaloniki will be ready by the year 2023, a government minister vowed on Monday. Transport and Infrastructure Minister Kostas Karamanlis reiterated his pledge that the metro will be delivered in full, and in operational order,...

Vandals Deface Acropolis Metro Station in Athens

Greek police on Wednesday evening arrested 43 people on suspicion that they had vandalized the Acropolis metro station in Athens. The suspects are accused of spray painting slogans underneath the replicas of ancient antiquities displayed at the station, and of destroying...

Public Outrage as Anti-Abortion Banner Appears in Athens' Metro

Posters put up by a pro-life, or anti-abortion, organization appeared in Athens' metro stations on Monday, promoting the positions of the Greek anti-abortion movement called ''Afiste Me Na Ziso'' (''Let Me Live''). Since the very first moments of their appearance,...

''Europa Nostra'' Group Demands Preservation of Thessaloniki Metro Antiquities

The reaction against the recent decision by Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAΣ) to temporarily remove the spectacular archaeological finds from Venizelos station in Thessaloniki's new Metro system is intensifying. This time, the well-respected European ''Europa Nostra'' Federation for Cultural Heritage...

Greek Archaeologists Rule Thessaloniki's Antiquities Must Be Removed for Metro Construction

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has given the green light for the removal of the many antiquities discovered during works for the construction of Thessaloniki's new metro system. After a marathon debate which lasted almost fourteen hours, the Council, which...

Thessaloniki Metro Will be Ready in 2023, Says PM Mitsotakis

The metro system in Greece's second largest city, Thessaloniki, which is currently under construction, will be ready for public use in its entirety by April of 2023, said Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Thessaloniki on Tuesday. The PM's statements came...