Country on course for demographic impasse

Greece’s population is expected to decline over the next 20 years while the economic crisis in the previous decade only made matters worse, mainly due to the emigration of 450,000 working age people.

Mitsotakis vows to defend Greek sovereignty amid Turkish revisionism

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has vowed to defend Greece’s sovereignty in the face of Turkey’s mounting revisionism.

Man rescued from beneath Athens metro train

A man has been rushed to hospital after firefighters rescued him from beneath a train in an Athens metro station. The alarm was raised on Wednesday afternoon when the man fell on the tracks as a train was entering Korydallos station.

Schools to drop mask mandate on June 1, exams excluded

Students and teachers will not be obliged to wear masks in all levels of the education system, the Education Ministry announced on Wednesday, but masks will remain compulsory in examination halls.

Tiny Epics YouTube channel brings ancient Greece to life

Did you know that Medusa wasn’t always a monster? Or that Early Cycladic marble figurines were originally painted with tattoo-like markings?


The last 50 years had not prepared the Greek foreign policy establishment to deal with the turn that Greek-Turkish relations have taken in the past five years; it is not trained for this level of challenges



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British Museum’s denial of talks over Parthenon Marbles points to ‘lack of information’
Mitsotakis meets with high-tech executives at Davos

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Microsoft, Google and Meta executives on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum at Davos on Wednesday. 


Kikilias urges Emirates to fly to Thessaloniki too

After five years of operating direct flights linking Athens with New York, perhaps the time has come for Emirates to consider a similar service to northern Greece, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias proposed while speaking at an event organized by the airline to mark the anniversary.


Greek leader urges students to sustain, strengthen democracy


Panathinaikos ends eight-year trophy drought lifting the Greek Cup
Tsitsipas survives first-round scare to progress in Paris

Last year’s runner-up Stefanos Tsitsipas survived a first-round scare at the French Open, beating Italian Lorenzo Musetti 5-7 4-6 6-2 6-3 6-2 to advance into the second round on Tuesday.


Avant Garde Festival | Athens | May 26 – June 15

More than 100 entries from different parts of the world make up the program of this year’s Avant Garde Film Festival, being hosted in all three cinemas of the Greek Film Archive and online.

Capital still plagued by traffic jams
Naxos running out of graviera cheese
The adventures of a Mycenaean ring
The world of music mourns the passing of Vangelis
Country’s first hydrogen station for small vehicles unveiled
Greek President visits Hanoi


‘Buy now pay later,’ in Greece