Authorities on Chios dismantle refugee and migrant camp in Souda

Chios municipality workers on Friday started tearing down the last huts at the refugee and migrant camp in Souda, leaving only the Rubb Hall tents for the last remaining 50 residents. The specific camp had at some point hosted up to 2,000 people [...]

Traffic restrictions in central Athens on Sunday for 31st Athens Run

Temporary traffic restrictions will be imposed in central Athens this Sunday for the 31st Athens Run taking place in the city centre, with cars forbidden from entering, stopping or parking in roads along the route of the race. The restrictions [...]

Two FYROM nationals held in Thessaloniki over illegal entry and Interpol warrant

Two nationals of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) who are wanted by their country in relation to a telephone tapping scandal are being held in Thessaloniki after entering Greece with forged Bulgarian passports. The two men, [...]

Athens to host 2018 Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum

Athens is to host the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum in October 2018, after the success of efforts by Enterprise Greece to bring the forum to Greece, with the support of the tourism ministry. It is the most important forum [...]

Rouvikonas group barges into and damages insurance debt collection center in Athens

A group of people with covered faces barged into the Center for the Collection of Insurance Debts in Athens slightly after 14:30 on Thursday, the Greek police said. The members of the group entered the third and fourth floor of the building [...]

Reps from tourism companies abroad visit the Messolonghi area

Twenty-five representatives of large travel organisations from thirteen countries were given tours of the municipality of Messolonghi, in central Greece, and the surrounding landmarks by local authorities. They were also briefed about sports [...]

Part of Ionia Odos shut down for maintenance near Ioannina Oct ober 18, October 25

A section of Ionia Odos, running north-south in western Greece, will be out of circulation on for 24 hours on Oct. 18 and Oct. 25 for maintenance work in the Ambelia tunnels, the company responsible announced on Tuesday. The section affected [...]

Prosecutor recommends trial for ex head of Siemens in Greece over OSE contracts in 1999

Appeals prosecutor George Voulgaris recommended on Tuesday that former managing director of Siemens in Greece, Michael Christoforakos,and another six individuals should stand trial for bribery related to contracts for materials purchased by [...]

The 31st Race of Athens to be held on Sunday

Over 15,000 runners are expected to take part in the 31st Race of Athens that will be held on Sunday, October 22. Runners can register right up to the final moments before the race begins at the Panathenian Stadium or “Kallimarmaron” [...]

Russian passengers of yacht with engine failure rescued off Chios

A Super Puma airforce helicopter on Tuesday located and rescued eight Russian nationals stranded at sea in a Russian-flagged yacht with engine failure, about 20 nautical miles off the coast of Chios. The rescue operation was launched early on [...]