• Greek ministers leave after riot over rent allowance

    Greek ministers leave after riot over rent allowance

    athens February 27, 2018 07:48 Hot Recent News

    The Greek Minister of Economic Affairs, Dimitris Papadimitriou, resigned after a riot about a rent allowance for his wife, Rania Antonopoulou. She resigned as Deputy Minister of Social Solidarity on Monday, after a fuss about compensation from the government to rent a chic apartment in Athens.

  • Riots do not stop Greek reforms

    athens January 15, 2018 20:09 Hot Recent News

    The Greek parliament has adopted a package of reforms Monday despite massive protests and riots in the capital Athens and Thessaloniki. Among other things, the right to strike was restricted, which led to opposition from, among others, trade unions. The riot police acted with batons and tear gas when the demonstrations got out of hand. Rioters threw paint bombs, stones and fireworks.

  • 19,000 migrants returned from Greece

    athens January 9, 2018 09:54 Hot Recent News

    Last year, more than 19,000 migrants from Greece returned to their homeland. In December alone, there were 1412 migrants who left the Southeast European country with support from the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

  • Twitter also captures Golden Dawn

    athens January 5, 2018 09:36 Hot Recent News

    Message service Twitter has blocked the account of the Greek right-wing party Golden Dawn (GD). The third party of Greece therefore again loses a podium on social media. Previously, Instagram and Facebook accounts of the GD also banned.

  • Heavy snowfall in Greece

    athens December 23, 2017 07:36 Hot Recent News

    Heavy snowfall has turned large parts of northern and central Greece into a winter landscape. The state television (ERT) reported that hundreds of motorists were stuck all night until Saturday in a huge traffic jam about 100 kilometers north of Athens. Several trucks were stranded on the icy roads at this important north-south axis. The problem could only be solved in the early Saturday morning.

  • Injured by fighting parties migrants Lesvos

    athens December 20, 2017 08:12 Hot Recent News

    Severe injuries have been caused by serious battles between migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos. According to local media, groups of Afghans and Syrians had been put on hold in the refugee camp Moria for unclear reasons.

  • Greek governor begs for more asylum aid

    athens December 12, 2017 15:39 Hot Recent News

    Approximately 15,000 people on Greek islands are waiting for a government decision on their migration request. The governor of the islands in the eastern part of the Aegean Sea blames the endless official procedure and the shortage of civil servants.

  • First Turkish president in Athens since 1952

    athens December 7, 2017 12:18 Hot Recent News

    Turkish President Erdogan arrived on Thursday for an official visit to Athens. It is the first visit of a Turkish head of state to Greece since that of Celal Bayer in 1952. Erdogan was received by his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos.

  • Deal Greeks with euro zone

    December 2, 2017 22:42 Hot Recent News

    Greece and the eurozone countries have reached a tentative agreement on Saturday on reforms that Athens will implement in exchange for support.

  • Ankara confirms Erdogan's journey to Athens

    ankara December 2, 2017 17:51 Hot Recent News

    For the first time in 65 years a Turkish head of state visits neighboring Greece. The press service of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed that on Saturday, according to the Turkish newspaper Hürriyet.

  • Greece gets migrants from islands

    athens November 30, 2017 10:03 Hot Recent News

    The Greek government gets thousands of migrants from the camps on some islands in the Aegean Sea. By order of the Ministry of the Interior, 250 people have been picked up by boat on the island of Lesbos and taken to the port of Piraeus.

  • Deadly heavy weather Greece rises to 19

    athens November 18, 2017 12:39 Hot Recent News

    The number of people killed in Greece as a result of the flooding has risen to nineteen. Greece has been plagued by storms since Wednesday. Three more people are missing, the fire department fears that the death toll will rise even further.

  • 'We slept under carpets on the roof'

    mandra November 16, 2017 13:33 Hot Recent News

    The Greeks take the damage after the storm that cost the lives of fifteen people. Especially in Nea Peramos and Mandra, west of Athens, mudslides caused havoc: damaged cars and mangled furniture lay in streets full of blubber on Thursday.

  • Devastating mudflows in Greece

    athens November 16, 2017 06:09 Hot Recent News

    Due to heavy rainstorms, at least ten people died in the neighborhood of Athens. In the villages of Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, devastating mudslides caused enormous havoc.

  • Five kill by emergency weather in Athens

    athens November 15, 2017 11:15 Hot Recent News

    Certainly five people were killed on Wednesday by emergency weather near the Greek capital. Sudden floods flooded roads in places around Athens. Many people could not get out of their homes and car drivers were stuck in their car by the water.

  • 'Five kill by mud flow Greece'

    athens November 15, 2017 11:06 Hot Recent News

    Mudflows have certainly cost five people in Greece, Greek media reported. There are great floods on pictures and videos that have made a ravage in residential areas.

  • Famous acoustics Greek theaters are myths

    Famous acoustics Greek theaters are myths

    athens October 17, 2017 15:54 Hot Recent News

    Scientists have hard-handed a well-known allegation about ancient Greece. The centuries-old acoustics in the theaters are, according to researchers, a myth. There is little of the assertion that at the cheapest places, at the top of the theater, any whispered word of the actors could be understood.

  • Many migrants turn Greece back

    Many migrants turn Greece back

    athens October 10, 2017 20:57 Hot Recent News

    Migrants are increasingly returning from Greece to their country of origin. Since the beginning of this year, 14,000 have already returned home. The Greek police say that it is mainly people from Albania, Pakistan, Iraq, Georgia and migrants from North African countries.

  • Extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud to USA

    Extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud to USA

    athens October 4, 2017 10:04 Hot Recent News

    Greece may deliver a Russian cybercrimine to the United States. A court in Thessaloniki gave permission on Wednesday. Alexander Vinnik would have used a bitcoin exchange to wash billions of white for hackers, drug dealers and other criminals.

  • Forest fires Greece

    Forest fires Greece

    athens September 24, 2017 09:54 Hot Recent News

    Parts of Greece are harassed by forest fires, which are due to long lasting drought and strong winds. The fire brigade reported that it has certainly been excavated for 85 natural fires in the last 24 hours.

  • Pancake batter for Greek inspectors

    Pancake batter for Greek inspectors

    athens September 2, 2017 11:54 Hot Recent News

    The cafeteria operator on the Greek island of Lefkada was so angry at a Greek tax office on Friday that he overthrew two inspectors with pancake batters. That's what the head of the tax service, Giorgos Pitsilis, said on the Greek radio on Saturday.

  • Earthquake south of Rhodes

    Earthquake south of Rhodes

    athens September 1, 2017 19:18 Hot Recent News

    Over 50km south of the Greek holiday island of Rhodes, an earthquake with a force of 5.0 occurred on Friday at the beginning of the evening. That has announced the European Seismological Center EMSC.

  • Germans caught on Crete with old objects

    Germans caught on Crete with old objects

    athens August 23, 2017 09:27 Hot Recent News

    Two Germans were arrested in Crete for theft of antique items. They are suspected to have dumped the coast for archaeological finds. The police searched the two seas on the high seas on Tuesday and caught antique gear and diving equipment.

  • Forest fires Greece adhere to

    Forest fires Greece adhere to

    athens August 15, 2017 06:09 Hot Recent News

    The forest fires near the Greek capital of Athens have resurrected the fire brigade in the night of Monday on Tuesday. The firefighters managed to prevent the forest fires from reaching some villages.

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