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Michalis Leontiou Psaras is Youngest Student at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Cypriot Michalis Leontiou Psaras even though he is only 16 years of age, studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki at the Department of Visual and Applied Arts. Many people call him 'prodigy' or 'newborn Picasso', because of his great...

Landmark Thessaloniki Hotel Set to Close

One of Greece's best-known hotels and a Thessaloniki landmark, the Makedonia Palace is to close down at the end of the year, the company that manages the building said on Thursday as daily Kathimerini reports. The Daskalantonakis Group issued...

Two Greek Cities Running for 2014 European Youth Capital

The European Youth Forum announced that it has concluded its selection process for the European Youth Capital (EYC) 2014. The three short-listed cities are: Thessaloniki (Greece), Heraklion (Greece), Ivanovo (Russia). All three cities were selected on the basis of their...

Diesel Engine Vehicles Now Permitted to Circulate Athens and Thessaloniki

While everyone was interested in the political developments of the past 2 hours, the Ministry of Environment passed a new bill in Parliament concerning the lift of the circulation ban for diesel engine vehicles in the city of Athens...

Human Smugglers Arrested in Greece

According to police authorities,two men, aged 58 and 49, and a 55-year-old woman, were arrested in Thessaloniki, early on Wednesday, charged with migrant-smuggling.The three suspects are members of an international ring that promotes the entrance and transport of illegal...

Thessaloniki Rediscovers its Byzantine Walls

In a recent survey held in Thessaloniki seven out of 10 interviewed responded that the White Tower[...]

October 28th Parade Cancellation Covered by International Media

Pictures and videos from the forced cancellation of several commemorative parades in Greece yesterday, on the occasion of the October 28 anniversary, have made up the forefront of many international mass media reports. According to Washington Post, CBS and ABC,...

National Parades Sabotaged By Protesters

Greeks protesting austerity measures sabotaged the national school student parades in many areas of Greece. In Greece's second largest city, Thessaloniki, the demonstrators heckled President Karolos Papoulias and other attending officials, calling them traitor.  Some anarchists spat at retired military officers. In...

Protesters Boo Ministers During St. Demetrios Celebrations in Thessaloniki

Protesters booed and yelled slogans at two government ministers attending the festivities of St. Dimitrios Day in Thessaloniki October 26. Defense Minister Panos Beglitis and  Deputy Infrastructure Minister Yannis Magkriotis attended the city’s St Demetrios cathedral on the occasion of...

Greece Talks Trash to Garbage Collectors

ATHENS - With rubbish piling up and even blocking some streets after two weeks of a strike by rubbish collectors, public health authorities said the government might bring in private companies to pick it up, signaling what could be...