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. 

03.02.2021 / 13:43

Central Athens is home to people from many different social, ethnic and religious backgrounds, but if there is one big love that unites many of them, it’s soccer. The popularity of the beautiful game remains undiminished across the world and participation in a team has proven benefits by promoting a sense of belonging to a greater whole.

21.12.2020 / 09:07

At the moment, while Greece is unveiling its 5G communications network, at the other end of Europe, a Greek professor and communications engineer is getting a grant from the European Research Council to develop 6G.

17.12.2020 / 11:16

Greece seems to have a strong appeal among Europe’s remote workers as a suitable place to experience quarantine life without having to give up too much in terms of living standards. Kathimerini spoke to several Europeans from their newfound homes in Athens, Arcadia and the island of Chios.

03.12.2020 / 17:04

The planned changes in family law, namely joint custody and the alternating residency of children between divorced parents, are widely seen rectifying a protracted injustice to fathers in Greece, while some legal experts say that it is essential for safeguards to be instituted.

19.11.2020 / 17:16

Dozens of homeless people in Athens have recently been receiving free legal advice thanks to the new Street Lawyering Program being piloted jointly by nongovernmental organizations HumanRights360 and Steps.

16.11.2020 / 14:43

New methods for removing plastic from the sea, stopping rodents from destroying crops in an eco-friendly way, and educating schoolchildren about environmental protection are but some of the Greek proposals that earned accolades at this year’s Green Ideas competition for the Western Balkans.

02.11.2020 / 17:51

In the wake of the incendiary rhetoric aimed at Europe, and France in particular, by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ankara’s stance toward Greece and Cyprus, calls in Germany for sanctions against Turkey, even an embargo on arms sales, are getting louder.

23.10.2020 / 19:16

“When I heard Greek music for the first time, as a child, I felt like the sun had suddenly burst onto the overcast sky of my country. I did know anything about Greece. Later, in my 20s and very much in love, I went on holiday to Paros and have been coming to Greece every year ever since,” says Monica.

16.10.2020 / 21:01

Myrmex, a Greek-owned, US-based company, is reportedly launching an innovative fully unmanned click-and-collect system for groceries leveraging the power of mobile robotic units.