April 11, 2023 09:14 am
JERUSALEM, April 11: Israel announced on Monday that it signed a 1.44-billion-shekel (about 400 million U.S. dollars) agreement to sell anti-tank Spike missiles to Greece. The Israeli Defense Ministry said in a statement that under the deal, Israel will provide Greece with naval, air and land-based Spike missiles.
July 17, 2022 07:48 am
PALAIOCHORI, Greece, July 17: An Antonov cargo plane operated by a Ukrainian airline crashed Saturday near the city of Kavala in northern Greece, authorities said. Local residents reported seeing a fireball and hearing explosions for two hours after the crash.
November 22, 2021 12:20 pm
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Seven migrants were killed and eight others were injured as the vehicle carrying them lost control near the Turkish border.
August 19, 2021 14:40 pm
Persephone is a tour guide in Greece, but perhaps not the type people are used to. Billed as the world’s first robot tour guide inside a cave, Persephone has been welcoming visitors since mid-July to the Alistrati Cave in northern Greece, 135 kilometers (84 miles) northeast of the city of Thessaloniki.
March 21, 2021 10:24 am
ATHENS, March 21: Greece will start distributing free do-it-yourself COVID-19 tests next month, the government said on Saturday, as it seeks to alleviate pressure on a healthcare system facing a stubbornly high level of new infections.
February 1, 2021 14:13 pm
It’s feeding time at Greece’s only zoo, and a capuchin monkey grabs as many mandarins as it can — even tucking one into his long, supple tail. It might be wise to stock up.
December 31, 2020 09:36 am
Greece’s tourism sector is expected to recover next summer following a dramatic fall in revenues due to the coronavirus pandemic this year, a senior industry official said on Tuesday.
December 27, 2020 15:36 pm
It’s been a while since visitors to Greece sought out souvenirs in Athens’ oldest neighborhood. The winding streets of Plaka, laid out long before the city imported a grid system, are lined with closed stores behind aluminum shutters.
July 28, 2020 12:28 pm
A point of pride for Greece was touched by controversy Monday, as the country’s prime minister was criticized by an opposition party for using a military helicopter during a trip to celebrate with Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, on being granted Greek citizenship.
January 1, 2020 17:21 pm
Actor Barsha Siwakoti is generally seen in simple outfits on the silver screen. However, recently she showed her glamorous side and shared her bold avatar wearing a bikini in her social media post
August 13, 2019 19:15 pm
ATHENS, Aug 13: Hundreds of firefighters battled three wildfires in Greece, where two villages were being evacuated Tuesday as the largest blaze burned a thickly forested nature reserve on the island of Evia north of Athens.
July 12, 2019 15:30 pm
ATHENS, July 12: Greece’s new government says it is recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president, saying this would align Greece with the European Union’s joint position.
July 11, 2019 10:54 am
ATHENS, July 11: Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said.
September 30, 2018 12:30 pm
SKOPJE, Sept 30: Macedonians were deciding Sunday on their country's future, voting in a referendum on whether to accept a landmark deal ending a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece by changing their country's name to North Macedonia, paving the way to NATO membership.
July 25, 2018 12:30 pm
ATHENS, July 25: Strong winds drove wildfires across the villages, hills, and forests around Athens, Greece, starting on July 23, with authorities blaming the fires for at least 74 deaths. More than 300 firefighters were quickly mobilized to the area.
June 19, 2018 02:50 am
KATHMANDU, June 19: Qatar Airways has announced its flights to Mykonos of Greece. Issuing a statement on Monday, Nepal office of Qatar Airways said that the airline will provide seasonal direct service to the Greek island four times a week from Doha by an Airbus A320 until September 30 this year.
April 19, 2017 14:41 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece, April 19: Military officials in Greece say four army officers have been killed and one injured in the crash of a border patrol helicopter in northern Greece.
April 17, 2017 19:43 pm
ROME, April 17: Police in Greece have arrested three Pakistani nationals for holding hostage 16 migrants including a Nepali national without authorization to be in the country and demanding money for their release.
February 23, 2017 00:05 am
Greece approaches debt crunch point
October 16, 2016 07:26 am
ATHENS, (Greece), Oct 16: The Athens-based Institute of Geodynamics reports that a 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred near the northwestern Greek city of Ioannina, about 205 miles (330 kilometers) northwest of the capital Athens.