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Firefighting planes resume flights over wildfire north of Athens

Firefighting planes have resumed operations to tackle a major forest fire on the northern outskirts of Athens that forced thousands to flee their homes...

Young British mother strangled in ‘barbaric’ home invasion near Athens

Greek authorities have taken the rare step of offering a cash reward for information leading to arrests for a “barbaric” home invasion on the...

Heavy snowfall causes pause in vaccine rollout in parts of Athens

Unusually heavy snowfall has blanketed central Athens, with authorities warning residents particularly in the Greek capital’s northern and eastern suburbs to avoid leaving their...

Snow in central Athens as cold weather front sees temperatures plummet in Greece

A cold weather front has hit Greece, sending temperatures plunging from the low 20Cs on Friday to well below freezing on Monday, and seeing...

People run into streets as 5.3-magnitude earthquake hits Athens

A strong earthquake has been felt in the Greek capital Athens, causing people to run out into the streets. The 5.3-magnitude quake was felt 9km...

Protesting migrants block Athens train station

Migrants blocked the main railway station in Athens in protests authorities said were triggered by false reports on social media that restrictions on travel...

Athens and Corfu: Culture and Comfort in the Sun

By Sean Sheehan The Acropolis Museum in Athens exhibiting ten times as many precious exhibits as the old museum of that name, has been...

Police and anarchists clash in Athens as 17,000 mark 1973 uprising

Clashes have broken out between anarchists and police in Greece on the sidelines of a peaceful march to the US embassy in Athens. The incident...

Austerity vote paves way for massive Greek bailout

Greek MPs have voted overwhelmingly to approve a harsh austerity bill demanded by bailout creditors, despite significant dissent from members of prime minister Alexis...

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