Ten months after the Agia Zoni II tanker sank in the Saronic Gulf, and following a widespread campaign to clean up tons of leaked fuel, local authorities say the sea and coastline have been depolluted.
France and the Netherlands are likely to resist the opening of European Union accession negotiations with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and reject the candidacy of Albania at the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels today and tomorrow and the EU summit on Thursday and Friday.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is due to arrive in London on Monday for a three-day visit when he is scheduled to meet with his counterpart, Theresa May, and the head of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn.
Early morning commuters will be inconvenienced on Monday as Athens metro staff are to walk off the job until 9 a.m., the morning rush hour.
An appeals court in Hania, Crete on Saturday cleared two doctors over the death of a 16-year-old young woman at a hospital in Rethymno in 2011.
Greek police arrested on Saturday morning one of the three Albanian nationals who had escaped last Tuesday from a police station where they were being held in Argyroupoli, southern Atherns, by jumping out of a window.
European Union leaders on Sunday will try to find common ground for tackling migrants arriving on Europes shores in search of better lives — a growing political crisis threatening to undermine the entire EU project.
Greece, and to a lesser extent Italy and Spain, are the only countries in the European Union still facing the threat of left-wing violence, Europol said in its annual “Terrorism Situation and Trend” (TESAT) report.
Donning a red tie, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday hailed the Eurogroup debt deal clinched on Thursday as “historic,” insisting that Greece is finally turning a page after eight years of bailouts.
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday his party will table a proposal for a parliamentary debate on the economy, noting that the debt deal achieved by the government at the Eurogroup is worse than what the country was expecting to get.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has donned a tie, for the first time in more than three years in office, to celebrate the debt relief deal agreed by the country's creditors.
A joint land and air exercise between Greece and Egypt, with the participation of Cypriot forces, is set to begin on Sunday in an area stretching from the island of Crete to the coast of the North African country.
A Greek passenger ferry carrying 96 people onboard, including the crew, suffered a small breach on the left side of its hull when it crashed into the port of Skiathos, in the northwest Aegean on Friday.
Major thoroughfares will be sealed off on Saturday in the center of Athens and the suburb of Kallithea due to the “SNF Run – Running into the Future” races organized by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
A convicted hitman who belonged to the now defunct November 17 terror group Christodoulos Xiros went on hunger strike on Friday to protest what he describes as his “undignified” isolation at the Korydallos maximum-security prison in western Athens.
A 3-month-old baby died in a parking lot on the national highway connecting Lamia to Athens early on Friday morning.
Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou brought up the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece during a visit to London this week, the ministry said in a press release on Friday.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said leaders of the Visegrad Four countries Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic will skip a European Union mini-summit on the migration crisis this weekend.
In comments about the case of the eight Turkish serviceman seeking asylum in Greece, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday indicated that Athens had come under pressure from European leaders not to extradite the men.