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Composer and musician Goran Bregovic has added a new date in Athens after his December 11 concert sold out. The renowned Serbian artist will be appearing on stage at the Galatsi O
Bus drivers in the northern port city of Thessaloniki are planning a rally at the OASTH transport organization’s downtown headquarters at 11 a.m. on Monday.
Crete on Saturday was hit by a new earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale, according to a preliminary reading of the Athens Institute of Geodynamics.
A 50-year-old man from Volos, central Greece, was given a 21-month suspended prison sentence, fined 1,200 euros and had his driving license suspended for six months after an alcoho
Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis will be turning the lights on the Greek capital’s Christmas tree on Syntagma Square on Monday, launching a series of festive events ahead of th
Ahead of an expected vote in Parliament on Wednesday on a bill aimed at granting full voting rights to Greeks living abroad ahead, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Sat
Europe was the driving force behind the Paris Agreement. Since then, despite the exit of the United States from the agreement all together, world awareness of the clear scientific
Twelve people who were arrested on Friday night in clashes in central Athens after a protest march in memory of a teenager slain by police in 2008 were led before a prosecutor on S
Medical experts on Friday underlined the importance of vaccinations after the National Health Organization (EODY) confirmed that the death of an 8-year-old boy in the intensive car
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that a controversial memorandum of understanding signed with Libya on boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea has been sent to the
The government on Friday sought to make further tweaks to a draft bill aimed at granting full voting rights to Greeks living abroad ahead of a vote on the legislation expected next
Celebrated techno music producer Max Cooper will be performing at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center on Monday, December 9.
The Greek Ombudsman is to investigate reports of police brutality on the sidelines of a rally on Friday evening to commemorate the 2008 police killing of teenager Alexis Grigoropou
A forensic pathologist has testified for the defence in the ongoing Ayia Napa rape trial, saying a report by a state examiner had left out important details that were consistent wi
Unknown perpetrators caused damages to 22 businesses, mostly banks and retailers, in the Athens area between 2:30 and 4 a.m. on Saturday, police say.
The Greek Foreign Ministry on Friday gave Libyan Ambassador Mohamed Younis A.B. Menfi 72 hours to leave the country amid escalating tensions over an accord between Turkey and Libya
Stone masons work on the restoration of the 19th century Plaka Bridge in Ioannina, northwestern Greece, on Friday. The bridge was destroyed by floods in February 2015 and a key pha
Greece is now putting out a strong signal on the radars of major investors, which is probably the country’s biggest recent achievement, proving that foreign portfolios view G
The Pontian Genocide was a tragic chapter in the history of modern Greeks, and the lessons it holds must prevent its repetition anywhere in the world, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitso
Panathinaikos won the Greek derby with Olympiakos in the Euroleague by six points in overtime, in a game that was a classic between two teams that appeared to have missed their der
The United States and Iran each freed a prisoner on Saturday in a rare swap, an act of cooperation between two longtime foes whose ties have worsened since President Donald Trump took office.
The death toll from a gas explosion which shook an apartment block in the eastern Slovak town of Presov rose to least seven people, the local fire department said on Saturday, adding that shoddy reconstruction had complicated rescue efforts.
Air strikes by Syrian government and Russian forces killed at least 20 people in rebel-held northwestern Syria on Saturday, activists and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
The United States is hopeful that the release of U.S. citizen Xiyue Wang by Iran will lead to the freeing of other Americans held there and is a sign Tehran is willing to come to the table to talk about other issues, a senior U.S. administration official said on Saturday.
A rocket fired from a drone targeted the home of populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday, lawmakers from his Saeroon party said, following one of the capital's bloodiest nights in recent weeks.
Truckers blocked roads in about 10 regions around France on Saturday to protest against a planned reduction in tax breaks on diesel for road transport, while train and metro services remained heavily disrupted by a strike against pension reform.
The United States and Iran swapped prisoners - a Chinese-American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian - on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes.
A 23-year-old rape victim set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists, has died in a New Delhi hospital, prompting protests from opposition leaders who blamed the ruling party for failing to check incidents of violence against women.
The leak of classified UK-U.S. trade documents online, tied to a previous Russian disinformation campaign, has all the hallmarks of an attempt to interfere in Britain's upcoming election, a British minister said on Saturday.
Hong Kong's new police commissioner said on Saturday his force would take a flexible approach to pro-democracy demonstrations as the city gears up for a rally on Sunday that is expected to draw a huge crowd.
Lebanon appealed to more friendly states on Saturday to help it import essential goods as it wrestles with an acute economic crisis and hard currency shortages, the office of caretaker Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said.
Pope Francis on Saturday gave a private audience to outgoing Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, ignoring an appeal to cancel the meeting with a premier engulfed in crisis over a probe into a murdered journalist.
Former Slovak prime minister Robert Fico left the annual congress of the main ruling Smer party, which he still leads, on Saturday to seek medical treatment, Slovak media reported.
Support for Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) has fallen after members last week chose as leaders a leftist duo who are skeptical about remaining in government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, a poll showed on Saturday.
China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call on Saturday that the United States should stop interfering in China's internal affairs, according to a report by state TV.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn clashed over Brexit on Friday in the last televised debate before next week's election that will determine the path for Britain's departure from the European Union.
The president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Hong Kong said on Saturday she was denied entry to the neighboring Chinese-ruled city of Macau after being detained for around two hours by immigration officials.
Kenyan police officers were among those killed when gunmen suspected to be from Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked a bus on Friday near the border with Somalia, President Uhuru Kenyatta's office said on Saturday.
Oman's Sultan Qaboos will travel to Belgium on Saturday for unspecified medical checks, his court said.
A giant bushfire on the edge of Sydney, which has blanketed the city in smoke causing a spike in respiratory illnesses and the cancellation of outdoor sports, will take weeks to control but will not be extinguished without heavy rains, firefighters said.