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Greeks return to the Mediterranean diet as result of the economic crisis

The Greeks turn to the Mediterranean diet as a result of the economic crisis, a new survey showed.
October 15, 2016

Urban Violence and Crime Rise in Greece

During the first nine months of 2016, a clear trend regarding the rise of urban violence and extremism has been observed in Greece.
Ioannis Michaletos: October 15, 2016

Thessaloniki to lay five 'stolpersteine' at its port to commemorate Nazi victims

Thessaloniki will lay five "stolpersteine" at the port on October 19 to commemorate five victims of the Holocaust who worked at the port during World War II, the city announced on Thursday.
October 6, 2016

Greek population drops by roughly 30,000 as deaths overtake births in 2015

Greece's population declined by 29,365 individuals in 2015 as the death rate overtook births, without calculating the effect of migration, the Hellenic Statistical Authority ELSTAT reported on Friday.
September 30, 2016

Stolen Van Goghs recovered in Italy

The Netherlands' Van Gogh Museum says Italian police, investigating organized crime, have recovered two paintings by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh stolen from the museum in 2002.
September 30, 2016

Bulgaria bans full-face veils in public places

Bulgaria's parliament on Friday banned the wearing of face veils in what in what was deemed to be an attempt to boost security in the wake of Islamist militant attacks in Europe.
September 30, 2016

Pope Says Journalism Based on Fear-Mongering, Gossip Is Form of 'Terrorism'

Journalism based on gossip or rumors is a form of "terrorism" and media that stereotype entire populations or foment fear of migrants are acting destructively, Pope Francis said on Thursday.
September 23, 2016

Tsipras to Greek-American community: You should be proud to be Greeks

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday visited the Greek school Agios Dimitrios in New York's Astoria district and talked to the pupils, urging them to be proud of Greece not just for its past but also for its present.
September 23, 2016

Air traffic safety electronics personnel announces work stoppages, strikes

The air traffic safety electronics personnel of the Greek Civil Aviation Authority will hold work stoppages and strikes as of Friday and until September 29
September 23, 2016

UNESCO names Athens World Book Capital for 2018

UNESCO has selected Athens to be World Book Capital for 2018, according to UNESCO announcement issued on Wednesday.
September 15, 2016