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Team Greece With Tsitsipas, Sakkari Triumph Over Switzerland

Team Greece, represented by Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari, triumphed over team Switzerland at the Hopman Cup, in a match that took place in Perth, Australia on Thursday afternoon local time. The team of Sakkari and Tsitsipas won by a score of...

Meet the Greek Stray Helping the Sick as a Therapy Dog (photos)

Meet Candy, the former Greek stray with a big heart who has a new career as a therapy dog. Candy had been wandering the streets of Pyrgos in Greece's Peloponnese when in 2016 she was discovered and adopted by a...

Brazilian Travelling to Switzerland Ends Up In Greece

Air France passenger Ana Maria Bittencourt Marques got on the wrong plane last Thursday thanks to an incorrect boarding pass, and the mistake was not apparent until she landed in Greece. A 45-year-old nursing assistant from Brazil, Marques departed from...

Swiss Police Investigating the Death of Prominent Greek Businessman, Manolis Kyprianidis

Police in Zurich, Switzerland are investigating the conditions in which a Greek businessman died, authorities have reported. Greek native Manolis Kyprianidis was a permanent resident of the country and was found dead on Monday in his upscale home near Zurich and according...

UN Secretary General Offers Support to Rival Cypriot Leaders for Further Talks in Switzerland; Spokesman Says

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon looks forward to offering his personal support to both Turkish leader of Cyprus; Mustafa Akinci and President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus. The two are set to enter into a crucial phase of negotiations, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in New York....

Greek-Turkish Cypriots to Discuss Blueprint for Cyprus Peace Agreement in November

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci will meet on November 7 to 11 at a location outside Cyprus to discuss the Cyprus issue. The goal is to create a blueprint that would later be put...

Betty Harlafti Travels to Switzerland to Perform Works by Mikis Theodorakis

Born in Athens, Greece, Betty Harlafti has traveled the world giving concerts in everything from encompassing Greek composers, lyrical performances, traditional Greek music such as rebetiko and jazz. Although the Greek Mezzo-soprano is perhaps best known for her collaboration with...

Greek Journalist Writes Book and Books Tickets for Euthanasia in Switzerland

Greek journalist Alexandros Vellios confessed that he has just a few months to live and wrote a book about his personal battle with cancer, titled "My Death and I - Right to Euthanasia." The writer says that while writing...

Greek Gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias Wins Gold and Makes History at the European Gymnastics Championships

25-year-old Greek Champion Gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias, won gold at the European Gymnastics Championships in Bern, Switzerland. On rings, he gathered 15,866 points, becoming the first athlete to win the gold medal back-to-back since Yuri Chechi in the 1996 Atlanta...

Greek PM Tsipras to Attend Annual World Economic Forum in Davos

The 2016 Annual World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, will take place this year from January 20 to 23, under the theme "Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution." To the surprise of some, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is among the...