An Athens orphanage at the center of a probe into the alleged abuse of five boys between the ages of 7 and 11 had refused to declare the number of children in its care, Deputy Minister for Social Affairs Domna Michailidou told Kathimerini on Tuesday. 


11.12.2021 / 23:15

Athenians have never ceased to complain about the lack of respect shown to pedestrians crossing the street, on sidewalks, or by cars parked just about anywhere.

01.12.2021 / 09:49

Non-governmental organization Metadrasi is calling on the government to make is easier for irregular migrants and asylum seekers to get a Covid vaccine, pointing to snags in the current system.

14.10.2021 / 08:12

Citing the expression of European ideals, the Theophano Foundation awarded its annual prize this year to Drs Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci from Germany, the BioNTech scientists who developed the first coronavirus vaccine, in an award ceremony at the iconic Rotunda in Thessaloniki on Wednesday. 

09.08.2021 / 19:20

Despite the difficulties posed by pandemic in the last two years, an increasing number of foreign film production companies have been choosing Athens as their shooting location. 

28.06.2021 / 07:15

With the first cases of the Delta coronavirus variant appearing in Greece coinciding with the easing of restrictive measures, the country’s scientific community has called on the public to take advantage of the summer lull in infection rates to “hurry up” with their vaccinations.

19.05.2021 / 15:55

They chose to retire and put down new roots in Greece, drawn by the idea of a simpler way of life. However, a considerable number of European pensioners who live here feel that they have been treated unfairly compared to local residents.

13.05.2021 / 19:54

A fleet of 11 inflatables carrying volunteers and medical staff of the Symplefsi NGO departed on Thursday from the port of Lavrio in Attica to nine small islands in the Aegean Sea to provide medical services to local communities.

20.04.2021 / 22:11

The extended period of time that families have essentially been incarcerated at home due to the pandemic is taking a significant mental toll that is manifested in the physical abuse of younger children by their parents and the antisocial behavior of adolescents, according to a report by the “Initiative for the Child.”

10.04.2021 / 13:39

A team of Greek researchers at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute in Toronto, Canada, have developed an easy-to-use diagnostic test for Covid-19, suitable for testing large numbers of people, such as students, industrial workers and nursing home workers.