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It wasn’t too cold the first night Marie spent on the streets of downtown Athens even though it was already early December. She had a small school bag with some milk, biscuits, diapers and baby wipes.


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18.12.2022 / 14:50

After six years of arranging viewings on an almost daily basis for fellow Chinese nationals coming to Greece in search of good property deals, Peter Chang had to hang up his realtor’s hat three years ago, when the pandemic brought business to a halt.



17.11.2022 / 11:56

On the last day of October, lawyer Andreas Akaras kept refreshing the United States Supreme Court website trying to confirm the information he had been hearing since that morning: that the ruling he had been waiting for had been published. Indeed, the long-awaited ruling had been published online that afternoon.


19.10.2022 / 13:55

Greek-American Congressman Gus Bilirakis went to bed on the evening of July 13 not knowing that the next morning, an amendment on an issue that was of particular concern to him – the sale by the United States to Turkey of 40 American-made F-16 fighter jets and 80 upgrade kits for aircraft it already owns […]


04.06.2022 / 19:41

Just before midnight on Good Friday, Heracles Moskof, Greece’s special secretary for the protection of unaccompanied minors, called Sofia Kouvelaki, CEO of The HOME Project, an organization that supports unaccompanied child refugees, to announce the news: “The children have just crossed the border at Promachonas [in northern Greece],” he told her with great relief.





22.11.2021 / 14:07

John Lefas was in the Middle East for work last week, but his mind was in London and on what was being done about the Parthenon Sculptures in the wake of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ meeting with his British counterpart, Boris Johnson.


25.07.2021 / 19:28

Much has been written about America’s involvement in Greek and Turkish politics. Historians, analysts and ordinary citizens have attempted to decode its actions, with documents, letters and minutes revealing little-known aspects of history.


14.06.2021 / 21:09

The repeated requests for the charges faced by fire brigade and civil protection officials over their management of the deadly fire in Mati in 2018 to be upgraded from misdemeanors to felonies have received a fresh boost with an Athens prosecutor’s call for audio recordings including threats by ex-fire chief Vassilis Mattheopoulos against investigator Dimitris Liotsios to be introduced in the court case.


19.03.2021 / 10:54

While trying to escape the flames, clinging on to the trunk of a car, Brian’s clothes caught fire, he lost his grip and was gone. Earlier, he had managed to save the life of four children.


18.02.2021 / 10:37

Archaeologist Angelos Zarkadas began investigating the secretive repatriation of a looted ancient statue after reading about the case in an old Kathimerini report.