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Riots Spread to Athens Following Police Shooting of Roma Youth

A Greek policeman was shot in the head on Tuesday during riots in the Roma district of Menidi, west of Athens. He was rushed to the hospital where surgeons removed shrapnel under the eye. He was discharged on Wednesday. He...

Violent Protests Break Out in Greece After Police Shoot Roma Teenager

Violent scuffles broke out in Thessaloniki, Greece on Monday after a Roma teenager was shot by police and left in critical condition. The sixteen-year-old was shot in the head in the early hours of Monday morning after driving a truck...

‘Dirty Angels’ Begins Filming in Thessaloniki, Greece

The Hollywood movie Dirty Angels starring Eva Green and Ruby Rose started shooting in Thessaloniki, Greece on Monday. Directed by Martin Campbell, who was also the movie producer of two James Bond films in the past, Dirty Angels is an action...

Newly Established Thessaloniki-Izmir Ferry Route Suspended

Levante Ferries Group has announced that its ferry route between Thessaloniki in northern Greece and the city of Izmir (Smyrna) on Turkey's western coast will be temporarily suspended until the Summer of 2023. The Smyrna di Levante's maiden voyage was...

Top Greek Winter Destinations

Greece is known around the world for its sunny summers, white sand beaches, and crystal- clear waters, but there is another equally magical and exciting side to the country. There are many winter destinations that will make anyone drop...

Chelly Wilson: New York’s Greek Queen of Porn

The late Chelly Wilson was a New Yorker who epitomized the American Dream. She believed that it was the best country in the world because you were free to do whatever you wanted. What she wanted to do was run...

New Hollywood Productions to Be Filmed in Thessaloniki, Greece

Two new Hollywood films will be shot in Thessaloniki, Greece's cultural capital, creating job opportunities for Greek professionals in the industry. The movies are Red Sonja, a science fiction and action remake of its already existing comic book and 1985...

The Ten Oldest Inhabited Cities in Greece

Many of the oldest inhabited cities in Greece are still standing against all odds. They have survived to this day to narrate the history of Ancient Greece and confirm its influence in Western civilization. In these cities, one finds...

Greek Restaurant Will Pay You to Eat a Giant Pizza

A gigantic pizza challenge in Thessaloniki has gone viral. The second biggest city in Greece is known for its cuisine. It is, for example, particularly famous for its sweets. That, however, is not the reason. Rather, it’s the pizza’s gigantic...

Thessaloniki Marks Anniversary of Liberation From Ottomans

It was October 26, 1912 when freedom bells rang in Thessaloniki, as the Greek army liberated the city from Ottoman rule. The city was freed only twenty days after the declaration of the First Balkan War. At the start of...