28.12.2021 / 13:03

An estimated 11,900 refugees and migrants crammed onto 120 yachts or sailboats are believed to have made it from Turkey to Italy via Greece this year, as the method has been gaining popularity among migrant smuggling rackets on the other side of the Aegean, despite the danger involved.

29.11.2021 / 15:25

He used his olive grove as a track. Over the last two months, unable to practice in the local stadium as he didn’t have a car, Stelios Prassas ran up and down the field with its 96 olive trees and free-range chickens on the plain of Marathon.

22.11.2021 / 08:15

They supported each other in the superhuman effort they undertook and came out victorious. Vasso Konstantinopoulou, 25, and Sonia Tsekini, 45, came third and fourth place respectively in the Panhellenic Marathon Championship in Athens last Sunday.

03.11.2021 / 22:00

The amount οf money siphoned through embezzlement schemes in Greece has increased by 200% in the first months of 2021 compared to the same period last year, with 55% of recorded incidents related to phishing scams, according to Bank of Greece data.
“The perpetrators try to stress out and pressure recipients with their messages, giving them the impression that they have little time to make critical decisions, otherwise they are told, for example, that their bank account may be blocked,” information systems security expert Andreas Venieris tells Kathimerini.
According to Europol, most phishing attacks are successful due to inadequate security measures or ignorance on behalf of users.

29.10.2021 / 11:50

So far, so good. It is dawn on September 3 and the members of the Libre Space Foundation are staying up to watch a live broadcast from California of a rocket launch by the private American corporation Firefly Aerospace from their lab in Athens or their homes all over Greece.

04.10.2021 / 17:55

As Greece struggles to get its vaccination rate above 60%, an anti-vax group calling itself “Indigenous Greeks” is challenging science while lobbying against state legislation on requirements for attending public schools.

13.09.2021 / 07:50

Prosecutors investigating cases of fake Covid vaccination and testing certificates, at the urging of the Supreme Court’s chief prosecutor, have uncovered far more than that. 

12.08.2021 / 08:20

At least 1,300 homes are estimated to have been damaged, of which 300 were utterly destroyed, by the fire that raged over nine days in Greece and also scorched 84,500 hectares of land.

04.08.2021 / 08:18

As Greece experiences the worst heatwave since the mid-1980s, it grappled on Tuesday with 81 wildfires, the largest of which broke out at 1.25 p.m. in a forest area at the foot of Mount Parnitha in northeast Attica and continued to rage out of control all night.

03.08.2021 / 08:12

Alarmed at social media posts by doctors arguing against Covid-19 vaccines and their potential influence on a hesitant public, medical association across Greece have launched disciplinary procedures against their anti-vaccine colleagues.

28.07.2021 / 19:22

The signs were visible since the very first wave of the pandemic, but still I never expected it to spread so violently.

13.07.2021 / 21:56

They would climb from floor to floor and knock on every door. But when they stated their identity and the purpose behind their visit, some people refused to open their doors. “I will not get vaccinated,” people shouted from inside their apartments, some declared that contracting Covid-19, or even dying because of it, would be God’s will.