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Katrougalos dismisses reports on Qatar and its investment activity in Greece

Alternate Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos in a statement to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Saturday dismissed reports that Qatar has stopped any investment activity in Greece. "It is nothing more than fake news," he said...

Kotzias: Greece is a pillar of stability in a wider unstable region

Greece is a pillar of stability in a region that is still extremely unstable, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Saturday at the 72nd UN General Assembly. Kotzias stressed that Greece follows a multidimensional external...

Mitsotakis has convinced citizens he can provide solutions, press office chief Lazaridis says

The leader of the main opposition New Democracy (ND) Kyriakos Mitsotakis, with his presence at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), convinced the citizens that he knows, wants and can provide solutions to the problems...

Lost’ sanctuary of Artemis Amarysia discovered after century-long search

Archaeologists have found the Sanctuary of Artemis Amarysia, a major site of worship described in ancient texts that had remained stubbornly elusive, after a search lasting more than a century, the Greek culture ministry...

Top court opens way for return of two Syrian refugees to Turkey

The plenary of Greece's Council of State rejected on Friday a request by two Syrian refugees not to be returned to Turkey under the EU-Turkey deal, ruling that the neighbouring country is safe for...

Lufthansa plane with sick passenger makes emergency landing

A Lufthansa flight made an emergency landing in Thessaloniki's international airport "Macedonia" on Friday after a passenger became ill, an airport source said. When the plane landed, the passenger was transported with an ambulance to...

Popular restaurant Nammos loses beach contract over blocking of public access to the beach

The finance ministry recalled a permit for paying use of the beach by popular restaurant Nammos on the island of Myconos after the owners built a platform and a ramp for a large outdoor...

Eldorado Gold: We decided not to leave Greece

  Eldorado Gold Corporation (“Eldorado”, “the Company” or “we”) today announced that it has entered into constructive dialogue with Greece’s Ministry of Energy and Environment (“MoE”) in respect to the development of the Company’s subsidiary,...

Dinosaurs “descend” on 82nd Thessaoliniki International Fair!

The politicians made their appearances, along with all their promises at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), and now it is time for the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Triceratops, the Brachiosaurus and other creatures that...

PM: If we give research room to breathe, we will do wonders

Visiting the Institute of Technology and Research (ITE) at Heraklion, Crete on Thursday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he was impressed by the work and high-level science being done there. "It is a pity that...

FinMin mulls bond issue swap, but not now

The government is considering the swap of bond issues for new ones, but no such decision has been taken so far, according to sources. The Finance ministry will have to proceed with the swap of...

Digital Policy Min Pappas meets with EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel

Granting citizens access to digital services was "a matter of democracy and justice," Digital Policy, Communications and Media Minister Nikos Pappas stated during a meeting on Thursday with European Commissioner for the Digital Economy...

Hellas Gold to continue operations in Chalkidiki

Hellas Gold will continue operating its gold mines in Chalkidiki after the company on Thursday announced a temporary postponement of a work suspension decision due to go into effect from Friday, 22 September. The decision...

European Heritage Days celebrated with free entrance to museums over the weekend

Archaeological sites and museums throughout Greece will be open to the public for free on Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24, to share their location's story and celebrate the European Heritage Days, the ministry of...

Acropolis, Shanghai museums to swap exhibits for Greece-China Cultural Exchanges Year

Four masterpieces, two from the Shanghai Museum and two from the Acropolis Museum, are to 'travel' to Greece and China, respectively, for display as temporary exhibits in the two museums. The two unique antiquities loaned...

Discussion on bill for legal recognition of gender identity to start on Sep. 26

A parliamentary committee will begin discussing on September 26 (Tuesday) a draft bill on the legal recognition of gender identity, tabled by the Justice ministry that will allow a person to change the sex...

At least 2,755 migrants and refugees arrived in northern Aegean islands in Sept.

Nearly 450 migrants and refugees have reached Greek islands in the northern Aegean in the last three days, bringing the total number of registered arrivals in September to 2,755. The recent arrivals include 214 persons...

Minister orders review of all Greek-flagged tankers as sunken ship’s oil pumping continues

An emergency review of all Greek-registered tankers operating in Greek waters was ordered by Shipping and Island Policy Panagiotis Kouroublis, he told Skai radio on Thursday, adding that the review will affect vessels in...

Kotzias says countries that supply North Korea should also be condemned

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Friday the European Union should not only condemn North Korea for its recent nuclear test, but include the countries that support it with know-how, technology and materials. Speaking to...

Regling says Greece will likely not need the full remaining ESM funds

Greece will probably not need the full remaining funds available by the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), its head Klaus Regling said in a lecture on"Germany, Greece and the euro" delivered at documenta14, in Kassel,...

ND says Tsipras’ speech at TIF was a ‘tasteless theatrical performance’

New Democracy criticized Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' speech at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), in Thessaloniki on Saturday, describing it as a "tasteless theatrical performanc". "Mr. Tsipras is funny in the role of the...

Dragasakis: The economic climate is starting to change

The economic climate in Greece is starting to change and this supports the government's plan to lead Greece out of the adjustment program in 2018, government Vice-President Yiannis Dragasakis said at an event organized...

Tsipras at TIF: The government is now focusing on the country’s future

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stressed the need to discuss Greece's future and the road to growth that lies ahead in his opening remarks of the traditional Premier's state-of-the-economy address on the inauguration of the...

More refugees are crossing recently the Greek border in Evros, Mouzalas says

Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas said on Saturday there is an increase in the number of arrivals of refugees and migrants at Greece's border in Evros, noting that 80 percent of the people who cross...

PPC Renewables in ‘advanced talks’ with banks to raise capital for investment program-CEO

PPC Renewables is in "advanced talks" with development and commercial banks to raise funds that will support the company's investment program, its CEO Elias Monaholias said on Saturday, during a conference on investment opportunities...

Greek basketball legend Nikos Galis inducted in Hall of Fame

Congratulations poured in on Saturday for Greek basketball legend Nikos Galis, who was one of 10 inductees in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, as part of the 2017 class. Born to...

Greek market does not sell any veterinary products containing fipronil-ministry

No veterinary medical products containing fipronil are sold in the Greek market for poultry farming, the ministry of agricultural development and food said in a press release on Friday. It said other products containing the...

Tsipras: ‘What Barcelona is for football, Apivita is for cosmetic products’

  "This is what little Greece can achieve," the board president of Apivita Natural Cosmetics' Nikos Koutsianas said on Monday as he welcomed Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to the company's premises. The prime minister is currently...

Tight security with more than 2,000 police for Macron visit to Athens

More than 2,000 police officers will be mobilised for the beefed-up security measures to be imposed in Athens during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron, who arrives on Thursday. Greek police are on...

Only ND can implement a realistic programme, main opposition leader Mitsotakis says

Only New Democracy can implement a realistic, daring plan of changes and reforms that will allow Greece to make use of its important comparative advantages, the head of the main opposition party Kyriakos Mitsotakis...

Greece’s exit from the excessive deficit procedure to be launched on Monday

Greece's exit from the excessive deficit procedure is expected to begin on Monday at a meeting of the Economic and Financial Committee (EFC) in Brussels. According to Athens-Macedonian News Agency sources, the EFC is expected...

M&A activity on the rise in Greece, EY report

Business climate for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Greece is rising, according to the results of the 16th report of the Global Capital Confidence Barometer (CCB) by Ernst & Young. Specifically, more than half of...

Schinas: Commission tried to share Greek programme burdens fairly

The European Commission and its president Jean-Claude Juncker have always paid particular attention to the need to share the burden in the Greek programme fairly and equally, European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said on...

Greece’s geoparks could be a path to ‘gentler’ development, head of UNESCO Network says

Greece has a special place in the global geoparks map, with five regions in the country now listed in the UNESCO Global Geoparks Network, while the coordinator of the Lesvos Island UNESCO Global Geopark...

OASTH president cites evidence of deliberate misconduct

The president of Thessaloniki transport company OASTH Stelios Pappas, in an interview with SKAI TV on Monday, claimed he has found evidence of deliberate financial mismanagement of the organisation, with shareholders profiting while the...

Optimism that banks will meet 2017 targets – banking sources

There is optimism that banks will meet the targets set in 2017, banking sources said on Sunday after Greece's four systemic banks announced their results. The focus will be on generating stable and sustainable...

Wildfire in Agios Antonios Kouvaras in Attica partially controlled

A wildfire burning forest in the Attica region of Agios Antonios Kouvaras, where there are also a number of residences, was now partially under control authorities reported late on Sunday afternoon. A force of 20...

European Capital of Innovation Award 2017: The 10 finalists

Ten cities using the most innovative ideas to improve quality of life and to involve citizens in community life have reached the final stage of the European Capital of Innovation Award 2017. Carlos Moedas, Commissioner...

Kate Middleton expecting 3rd child

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child, Kensington Palace has confirmed. An official statement released today said: ‘Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce...

Could mysterious signals from distant galaxy be aliens?

Mysterious signals detected in a distant galaxy by astronomers working for Stephen Hawking’s project to find alien life have sparked a debate over whether they could be from UFOs. The £77m Breakthrough Listen project (BL)...

Spirtzis: Greece-Bulgaria port-rail link a project of ‘geopolitical significance’

The agreement with Bulgaria for a rail link between Bulgaria's three ports - Ruse on the Danube River, and Varna and Burgas on the Black Sea - with three seaports in northern Greece (Alexandroupolis,...
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Video: Ancient Greek horse still exists today

Incredible new discovery! Human-like footprints found in Crete dated to…myn Greeks descend from Minoans and Mycenaeans, DNA analysis reveals The small-bodied species of the Skyrian horse is one of the rarest horse breeds in the world....

‘Was Andreas a liar?’ Tsipras asks in ‘Documento’ article

In an article appearing this Sunday - on the same date as PASOK founder Andreas Papandreou announced the formation of his new party in 1974 - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tracks PASOK's meteoric rise...

Tsipras, Borisov to sign deal on construction of port railway link

Greek and Bulgarian Prime Ministers Alexis Tsipras and Boyko Borisov will sign in Kavala next Wednesday (Sept. 6) a bilateral agreement to speed up the planned construction of a railway network that will connect...

Lefkas shop owner attacks tax inspectors with pancake mix, then flees

In yet another attack on inspectors from the Independent Authority for Public Revenues (AADE), a shop keeper on the island of Lefkas on Saturday doused inspectors attempting to visit his business with pancake mix...

David Harvey talks about Greece’s creditors, Trump and the relevance of Marx

In Greece as the "guest star" of the 13th European Sociological Association (ESA) conference held in Athens, distinguished anthropology and sociology professor David Harvey - also one of the world's foremost scholars of Marxism...

SYRIZA condemns attack on party’s Rethymno offices

An attack with an incendiary device that burnt out the party's offices in the city of Rethymno, Crete in the early hours of Saturday morning was "a blatantly criminal and fascist-type action, which all...

Athens-Thessaloniki rail line closed after goods train comes off tracks

The railway line between Athens and Thessaloniki was shut down on Saturday after a goods trail derailed in the Sperchios area early in the morning. Two passenger trains, one in Bralos that was bound...

Gerovasili: Changes in public administration show government’s commitment to reforms

The changes that the government is promoting in public administration "prove that it's possible to implement radical reforms and structural changes without losing our social orientation," Administrative Reconstruction Minister Olga Gerovasili said in an...

Strong case for return of Parthenon Sculptures ‘in the long run,’ Baron Renfrew says

An agreement between the world's museums to stop buying or accepting ancient artifacts obtained in dubious ways would be the best way to protect the world's antiquities from being looted for profit, the noted...

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