Greek retailers are anticipating a marginal increase in turnover over the festive season, as they expect it to climb just above last year’s 3.5 billion euros.
Ekathimerini. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:31:14 GMT.
A powerful blast smashed windows and wrecked offices at Greece's SKAI TV in Athens on Monday in what officials called an attack on democracy. No one was injured.
Reuters. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:42:39 -0500.
A caller warned of the explosion 45 minutes in advance, so no one was hurt. Greece has experienced several similar attacks by domestic groups in recent years.
Niki Kitsantonis. New York Times. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:12:16 GMT.
A Syrian refugee who lives in Berlin and was lauded for saving migrants fom drowning at sea has expressed shock over her three-month detention in Greece for abetting illegal migration.
The Local. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:13:57 +0100.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek lawmakers have voted to cancel a major round of pension cuts which were to take effect on Jan. 1, following a fast-track debate procedure in parliament. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:51:17 -0500.
New protest marches were under way in Greece last night on the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager, hours after violent initial demonstrations where masked youths attacked police with firebombs and stones.
Irish Independent. Fri, 07 Dec 2018 02:30:00 +0000.
Greek police clashed with protesters Thursday after demonstrations to mark the 10th anniversary of the killing of a teenage boy by police, which triggered the country's worst riots in decades. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:58:44 -0500.
Facts about Greece
The Hellenic Republic, also known as Greece, is a parliamentary
democracy located on the Balkan peninsula in southern Europe. Its
capital city is Athens, and its currency is the Euro. The primary
language of Greece is Greek, and the country's estimated population in
2007 was 10,706,000.