NEWS Defense

More Turkish air violations

More than a dozen Turkish fighter jets violated Greek air space 60 times on Friday, according to Greek military authorities. The violations by 14 planes occurred in the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean.

NEWS Terrorism

EU governments ‘must fight terror with cooperation’

European Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said in an interview published on Saturday that it was high time that governments of European Union member-states stopped bickering and started working together and exchanging intelligence to fight the battle against terrorism which, he said, will take years to win.


Accident on Crete leaves one dead

Traffic police on Crete were investigating the circumstances that led to a collision early Saturday between a bus and a car in the area of Hersonisos, in which the driver of the second vehicle died.

NEWS Weather

July was ‘hottest on record’

Last month was the hottest July since 1880, according to Greek official records, with NASA data indicating that, on a global level, July was one of the hottest months on record.

NEWS Crime

Bid to protect tax inspectors after spate of violence

The head of the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (IAPR), Giorgos Pitsilis, said that a law to protect Greek tax inspectors will be tightened in the wake of a spate of cases involving business owners threatening officials.

NEWS Politics

Gov’t focus to shift to boosting positive narrative

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his cabinet can hope for a few more days of respite before a return to work next week, when the focus is expected to be on preparing for a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron scheduled for September 7 and 8 and for Tsipras’s speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) a few days later.



Athenian monument opens to public after restoration

A view of the archaeological site of the Roma Agora in central Athens where restoration work was completed last week on the 17th century Fethiye Mosque. The building is now accessible to the public. [Orestis Panagiotou/ANA-MPA]