Child care institutions come up short

State-run child protection institutions and the corresponding units in the private sector in Greece are characterized by the lack of a uniform framework and minimum national standards for staffing, operation and provision of care, according to research conducted by the National Center for Social Research (EKKE) on child protection institutions in Greece between July 2020 and May 2021. 

Greece issues Navtex expanding area of seismic surveys south of Crete

Greece’s Navy on Saturday issued a new navigational telex (Navtex) expanding the area of seismic surveys for hydrocarbon deposits off the coast of Crete.

Spanish model proposed for bank debtors

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras has asked banks to consider the Spanish model for helping financially weaker borrowers who have mortgage debts and have been hit by rising interest rates.

PM: Domestic violence victims ‘can now speak freely’

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said the establishment of 18 operation offices that focus on handling incidents of domestic violence offers victims the opportunity to speak up about their abuse.

SNFCC gears up for the holidays

For the fifth consecutive year, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) on the southern coast of Athens will be putting on its Christmas lights display and opening its ice rink on December 1.


Nine months since the war in Ukraine began, we are increasingly reading reports of alleged war crimes, including sexual violence against women and girls.

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Witnesses in children’s charity probe are exposed
Locals decry eco-destruction in Syngrou Forest

The destruction of the ecosystem in the Syngrou Forest in northern Athens has been denounced by local residents, who claim that during ongoing cleaning operations, all low plants – shrubs, herbs etc – have been indiscriminately uprooted, while several turtles have been killed by heavy machinery.


New tourism campaign focused on sustainability

The next tourism campaign Greece is preparing will focus on the sustainable tourism product, environmental protection, green entrepreneurship and the blue economy, as Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told the Circle the Med Forum 2022 this week.


Canadian Embassy joins UN campaign for stopping gender-based violence


Home wins for Greens and Reds in Euroleague
Reds succumb in Tel Aviv but Greens edge out Virtus

Olympiakos slipped up at Maccabi on Tuesday but remained second in the Euroleague, but Panathinaikos edged out Virtus Biologna in overtime at home.


Museum offers glimpse into history of the Greek Resistance

The house of General Napoleon Zervas (1891-1957), leader of the National Republican Greek League, or EDES, a nationalist guerrilla force that fought the Axis occupation of Greece during World War II, has been converted into a museum offering a glimpse into the history of the Greek Resistance.

Holocaust Museum on track for construction tender
Monk seal gets medical care, TLC at Athens rescue center
Commemoration of Athens Polytechnic uprising begins
Tectonics puts its finger on the electronic pulse
Greek-American lawmakers retain their House seats
Mitsotakis, Kerry discuss cooperation against climate change