Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Greece News

Iran tanker too big to dock at Greek port: minister

Athens - An Iranian tanker that has sparked a diplomatic row pitting Tehran against Washington and London is too big to dock in Greece, the country's junior foreign minister said Wednesday."This is a very large crude carrier, it is over 130,000 tonnes...

'No request' from Iran tanker to dock in Greece: minister

Athens - Athens has received no request from the Iranian tanker Adrian Darya to dock in Greece, Merchant Marine Minister Ioannis Plakiotakis said Tuesday after a maritime tracker gave the ship's "reported destination" as the Greek port of Kalamata.

Greek fire crews make progress on island blaze

Athens - Firefighters in Greece on Friday made progress against a four-day wildfire on the island of Evia that has burned through a pine forest and threatened villages, officials said.

EU water bombers join Greek firemen to douse island wildfire

Athens - Greece deployed Thursday nearly 400 firefighters backed by EU firebombers to try to put out a massive wildfire on the island of Evia burning through a pristine pine forest for a third day.

EU water bombers join Greek firemen to douse island wildfire

Athens - Greece deployed Thursday nearly 400 firefighters backed by EU firebombers to try to put out a massive wildfire on the island of Evia burning through a pristine pine forest for a third day.

Ecological disaster on Greek island as fire burns on

Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities.

Ecological disaster on Greek island as fire burns on

Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities.

Greek PM cancels holiday as major island fire prompts evacuations

Athens - Hundreds of villagers were evacuated Tuesday and the Greek prime minister cancelled a vacation as scores of firefighters battled a major wildfire on the country's second-largest island of Evia, authorities said.

Greek PM cancels holiday as major island fire prompts evacuations

Athens - Hundreds of villagers were evacuated Tuesday and the Greek Prime Minister cancelled a vacation as firefighters battled a major wildfire on the country's second-largest island of Evia, authorities said.

Greece calls on EU for fairer distribution of migrants

Athens - Greece on Monday called on the EU for a fairer sharing of the migrant burden amid deep concern over a sharp increase in arrivals on some islands in recent weeks.

Firefighters contain major blaze near Athens

Athens - Greek firefighters on Monday brought under control a major forest fire that was threatening homes on the outskirts of Athens, officials said.

Review: Paraskevi Papachristou wins at 2019 European Team Championships Special

Greek triple jumper Paraskevi Papachristou had a major reason to be proud. She won the women's triple jump at the 2019 European Team Championships.

Frenchman charged over deadly boat accident in Greece

Athens - A French man was charged in Greece on Sunday over a boat accident that left two dead and another person seriously injured, state TV ERT reported.

Refugee boats given new life as bags in Berlin

Berlin - Leaning over his sewing machine in the workshop of the small Berlin-based company called mimycri, Khaldoun Alhussain concentrates as he stitches a piece of grey rubber.

Missing British scientist found dead in Greece: police

Athens - The body of a missing British scientist has been found in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria two days after she disappeared, Greek police said on Wednesday.

Review: Greece wins silver medal at the 2019 FINA World Championships Special

Gwangju - On July 27, Greek swimmer Kristian Gkolomeev won Greece a silver medal at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

Athens settles for uneasy night after 5.1-magnitude quake

Athens - Athenians settled for an uneasy night Friday after a strong 5.1-magnitude earthquake temporarily knocked out phone connections, damaged buildings and caused power outages.

Panic as strong quake shakes Athens

Athens - A strong 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Athens on Friday, knocking out phone connections, damaging buildings and causing power outages, as panicked residents rushed into the streets.

Strong quake shakes Athens, knocks out phone service

Athens - A strong and shallow 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Athens on Friday, knocking out phone connections, collapsing a couple of abandoned buildings and causing power outages, as worried residents rushed into the streets.

Catching up with Calvyn Justus: South African swimmer and vlogger Special

On July 18, Olympic swimmer and vlogger Calvyn Justus chatted with Digital Journal about his plans for the future and preparing for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Rapper's killer in Greek Golden Dawn trial claims self defence

Athens - A supporter of Greece's neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn who fatally stabbed an anti-fascist rapper nearly six years ago took the stand on Thursday in the final stretch of a major trial Thursday to claim he acted in self defence.

New Greek government wants to reinforce borders

Athens - The new Greek government underscored Monday its intention to reinforce the country's borders, as a visiting EU official noted an uptick in the number of refugees crossing from Turkey.

Maverick Greek economist Varoufakis in Paris airport row

Athens - Maverick Greek economist and former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis on Sunday accused French police of "violent" behaviour over a passport check at Paris' main airport.

Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula

Thessalon - Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities said Thursday.

New Greek PM promises tax cuts in first cabinet meet

Athens - Greece's new conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday he would honour a pledge to cut tax that could impact the country's tight fiscal targets.

Trump congratulates new Greek PM, pledges cooperation

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated Greece's new conservative prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, pledging in a telephone call to keep pursuing the countries' warming relations, the White House said.

Greek conservative government sworn in

Athens - Greece's new conservative government was sworn in on Tuesday, a day after Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis took office vowing to turn the page on a decade of economic crisis.

Greek conservative government sworn in

Athens - Greece's new conservative government was sworn in on Tuesday, a day after new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis took office vowing to turn the page on a decade of economic crisis.

Mitsotakis becomes Greece's new PM on vow to end economic crisis

Athens - Greece's new conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in Monday after a sweeping election victory put him in charge of the EU's most indebted member with promises to end a decade of economic crisis.

Mitsotakis, Greece's pro-business 'steamroller'

Athens - Greece's incoming prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is a hard-nosed reformer from a conservative political dynasty with controversial civil service job cuts on his resume.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 67 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Greece


Greece Image

The Aegean wharf-front. Classic Greece!
The Aegean wharf-front. Classic Greece!
Photos for the photo-essay on Aegina
Photos for the photo-essay on Aegina
Greece: Corinth Canal
Greece: Corinth Canal
Porto Katsiki beach  Lefkada.
Porto Katsiki beach, Lefkada.
Ori
Areopolis
Areopolis
Among the farmers who sell their local produce  some have specialized in organic vegetables. The sig...
Among the farmers who sell their local produce, some have specialized in organic vegetables. The sign top left announces that.
Many Cretans are avid readers of news. Here  a couple can be seen in the morning while the harbor is...
Many Cretans are avid readers of news. Here, a couple can be seen in the morning while the harbor is still quiet and empty of tourists
Greece  storm at sea
Greece, storm at sea
Greek Strikes
Greek Strikes
Lanka005
The Aegean Sea ferry crossing takes 45 minutes.
The Aegean Sea ferry crossing takes 45 minutes.
Departing the Athens port of Piraeus.
Departing the Athens port of Piraeus.
Greek Minster Chryssohoidis speaks to journalist about the bomb that missed him
Greek Minster Chryssohoidis speaks to journalist about the bomb that missed him
YouTube video capture
A gold wreath found in excavation work in Thessaloniki  Greece.
A gold wreath found in excavation work in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Minister of Culture, Greece
Greek flag
Greek flag
Kavala holocaust memorial. Credit: Courtesy of Arie Darzi to memorialize the Jewish community in Gre...
Kavala holocaust memorial. Credit: Courtesy of Arie Darzi to memorialize the Jewish community in Greece. עברית: האנדרטה לזכר קורבנות השואה המוצבת בבית העלמין היהודי, בעיר קוואלה יוון
arie darzi
Greek fishing village  Messinia
Greek fishing village, Messinia
Photos for the photo-essay on Aegina
Photos for the photo-essay on Aegina

Latest News
Top News