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Greek passport one of the strongest

Greece’s economy might be struggling but its passport is in the top ten most powerful passports in the world allowing its holders to travel to 174 countries without requiring a …

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Government expected to double Greece’s monthly cash withdrawal limit

In a sign of a strengthening economy, Greece’s capital controls are set to ease even further with the government expected to increase the amount residents can withdraw from their bank …

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Thessaloniki mayor’s attackers avoid jail time

Three of the four suspects arrested following the attack of Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris have been brought to trial, and managed to avoid jail time. One of the 20-year-old men …

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Greek Australian architect behind Sydney’s Punchbowl mosque

A new contemporary mosque, 23 years in the making, is not far away from opening its doors, and the unique design is the work of Greek Australian Angelo Candalepas. The …

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WATCH: Athens’ Council of State building vandalised by anarchist group Rouvikonas

The Council of State headquarters in Athens was raided and vandalised on Monday afternoon after being set upon by some 70 members of anarchist group, Rouvikonas. As a result, the …

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Third appeal for release of Greek servicemen rejected by Turkish court

A third appeal submitted for the release of the two Greek soldiers being detained in Turkey has been rejected. The appeal, which was brought before a Turkish court of misdemeanours …

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Sikinos is Greece’s first island to eliminate single use plastic straws

Awareness is steadily growing around the impact of single use plastic on the environment, and straws in particular, which used daily, contribute to landfill and have a negative impact on …

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Greek restaurant ENA under fire over allegedly underpaying staff

Greek restaurant ENA is the latest hospitality venue in Melbourne to be accused of allegedly underpaying staff, with some workers being paid well below the adult award rate. Based in …

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Four charged over attack on Thessaloniki mayor

Four men were charged on Monday over an attack on Thessaloniki’s mayor, Yiannis Boutaris. The 75-year-old was attacked on Saturday during a ceremony in the city, honouring the 353,000 victims …

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Shrine in Turkey uncovered as tomb of ancient Greek boxer

What was believed to be a saint’s shrine in Turkey, has been uncovered as the final resting place of ancient Greek boxer, Diagoras of Rhodes. The 2,300-year-old tomb was believed …