PM expresses satisfaction at European Council conclusion on Turkey

The unanimous decision by the European Council to give Ukraine and Moldova the status of EU candidate-countries was an important message said Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis during a press conference after European leaders met in Brussels on Friday. He reiterated Greece’s support for the European prospects of the Western Balkans and said that Greece was satisfied by the conclusions adopted by the Council regarding Turkey.

EU leaders tackle inflation, energy shocks from Russia’s war

A day after endorsing Ukraine’s candidacy to join the European Union, the bloc’s leaders turned their attention Friday to the severe economic turbulence looming over the coming months as the full impact of Russia’s war sinks in and the threat of recession rises.

Saronida’s 840-mln-euro tourism project green-lighted

Greek authorities on Wednesday approved a new strategic investment project worth 840 million euros.

New Covid cases rise to 11,972

Greek health authorities announced 11,972 new cases of Covid-19 during their daily briefing on the course of the pandemic on Friday, up from 10,474 on Thursday. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also announced 13 virus-related deaths and 86 intubated patients being treated in Intensive Care Units.

One injured as boats collide during Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 filming

One man was injured when two speedboats carrying 16 actors and technicians filming the third sequel of the popular My Big Fat Greek Wedding franchise collided off the east coast of Attica, the Coast Guard said Friday.


According to an anecdote, some people debate what would have changed in the history of the world if Khrushchev had been assassinated in 1963 instead of Kennedy.

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Director to testify in court Monday as witness testimonies conclude
Ferry hits sailboat off Oropos, passenger thrown into water

One man was thrown into the sea when the sailboat he was onboard was hit by a passenger ferry off the coast of Oropos, east Attica, on Friday morning. 


Air Albania to connect Athens with Tirana with four flights a week

Air Albania, the country's national air carrier, will connect Athens with Tirana with four flights a week - every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, the company announced Friday.


Europe wildfire risk heightened by early heat waves, drought


Olympiakos sweeps the Greens to win the Basket League title after six years
Bencic reaches Berlin Open final with win over Sakkari

Belinda Bencic is back in the final of the Berlin Open for the second straight year in her quest for a first grass-court title in seven years after a hard-fought win over Maria Sakkari on Saturday.


Filarmonica della Scala | Athens | June 26

Celebrated Korean conductor Myung-whun Chung will be leading the great philharmonic orchestra of Italy’s La Scala theater in a concert at the Herod Atticus Theater.

President decries rise of nationalisms in Strasbourg
Road bridge over Corinth Canal to be reinforced
Music Day goes underground
Antikythera wreck yields more exciting discoveries
Evangelia Platanioti performs at FINA World Championships
Temperatures to creep up to 39C this week


‘Buy now pay later,’ in Greece