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Strike Halts All Public Transportation in Athens

A 24-hour strike will halt all public transportation in Athens on Wednesday as workers’ unions will participate in the industrial action called for by the Athens Labor Centre (ΕΚΑ). Facilities affected will include the: Athens Metro, Athens Green Line Train...

300,000 Ancient Artifacts Found During Thessaloniki Metro Works

More than three hundred thousand ancient artifacts were discovered during the construction of the Thessaloniki metro system, Culture & Sports Minister Lina Mendoni said at a press conference on Wednesday. Speaking alongside Transport & Infrastructure Minister Kostas Karamanlis, Mendoni added...

Athens Metro Second in Pickpocket Complaints in the World

Athens has the second worst reputation for pickpocketing in the world according to tourists, new research reveals.

Gothic Warrior and His Weapons Found Buried in Greece’s Thessaloniki

A Gothic warrior, who was buried with his weaponry, was found recently in an early Christian basilica in Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece.

Greek Unions Protesting Rising Prices Hold General Strike

Greek unions held a rally in central Athens and other major cities on Wednesday during the general strike in protest against rising prices that have reduced the disposable incomes of workers. The 24-hour strike has been called by Greece's umbrella...

Athens Metro Stations Closed After Bomb Threat

All of the Athens Metro stations along two of the city's busiest lines, the second and third, were closed on Tuesday afternoon after a bomb threat. The second and third lines, commonly referred to as the red and blue lines,...

Ancient Past of Thessaloniki Unearthed During Metro Construction

A number of significant ancient archaeological finds have been unearthed in Thessaloniki during the excavations conducted for the construction of the Thessaloniki Metro. This is a common occurrence in Greece, where such treasures are often unearthed during building construction. The findings...

Greek Court Greenlights Removal of Thessaloniki Metro Antiquities

The antiquities found during digs for the upcoming Thessaloniki metro system are to be removed, according to a court decision Tuesday.

Athens Public Transport Tickets Now Sold Online

Athens public transport tickets are now available for purchase online thanks to a much anticipated website redesign released on Thursday. 

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...