Grenade blast outside Russian consulate in Greece: police
A grenade exploded early Friday outside the Russian consulate in Athens without hurting anyone, police said, an attack typical of domestic far-left groups.
Romance in Greece
For the next five months, I will be sharing travel stories and tips to hopefully inspire you to take a leap and explore some beautiful places around the world. The first travel theme, inspired by the month of February, is romance. For the honeymooners, lovers, or even a girl’s trip or bro-cation travelers, Greece should…
Greek PM makes symbolic visit to Istanbul's disputed Hagia Sophia museum
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday visited the Hagia Sophia, an iconic and disputed landmark in Istanbul which has recently been at the centre of tensions between Athens and Ankara over Muslim activity.
Greek PM announces minimum pay rise as elections loom
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday announced an 11-percent rise in the minimum wage, the first after a decade of austerity and months ahead of legislative elections.
Nadal slams door on next generation at Australian Open
Rafael Nadal slammed the door on the next generation by defeating 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 6/2; 6/4; 6/0 to reach his fifth Australian Open finals in Melbourne. It was a superlative performance that lasted one hour and 46 minutes in Rod Laver Arena. The great expectations preceding the match found justification when Tsitsipas took…
Greek PM calls for TV debate on Macedonia deal
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday called for a televised debate on a planned name deal with Macedonia that has met with widespread opposition in the country.
Nigeria, Greece sign pact to boost economic ties
Nigeria and Greece have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost the volume of trade between both countries and find new grounds for economic cooperation. The President, Greek-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, Ninos Yiamakis, expressed optimism that the chamber’s trade mission would help to improve bilateral ties, including creating industrial relationship. At the chamber’s business…
Greek fire death toll at 96
The death toll from Greece's deadliest fire disaster rose to 96 after one more victim died in hospital, the fire brigade said early on Wednesday.
Greek prime minister vows to revamp national disaster unit as fire toll hits 93
Embattled Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday vowed to create a new national disaster unit as the death toll from last month's deadliest-ever wildfires rose to 93.