FinCEN Files: Cyprus banks embroiled in dirty money laundering

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Leaked documents from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, dubbed the FinCEN files, have revealed that several of the world’s major banks allowed over 200,000 suspicious financial transactions valued at around… Read More

St. Paul Monastery on Mount Athos in lockdown after 11 cases of COVID-19 detected

At least eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the last few hours on Monday in a single monastery on Mount Athos, which has already been placed in quarantine.… Read More

3 hours ago

THI Australia supports Tipping Point Program in 10 regional schools in Greece

The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Australia announced that with a €16,000 grant, it will be supporting 10 regional schools across Greece to participate in the innovative Tipping Point education and youth… Read More

5 hours ago

New strict measures in Athens as infections continue to rise

Following a rise in coronavirus infections particularly in the centre of Athens, as of today there are new coronavirus measures. The emergency measures which will last until October 4, are… Read More

6 hours ago

The French have identified Turkey’s attempts to diplomatically split Greece and Cyprus

The French Embassy in Cyprus said it all in its tweet earlier by accusing the Turks of playing one member of the EU (implying Greece) against another (implying Cyprus). One… Read More

6 hours ago

The historic cafe in Kolonaki, Da Capo

In September 1990, Da Capo opened in the heart of Kolonaki Square. 30 years later and it is still a very popular place to drink quality coffee and watch the… Read More

7 hours ago

Athens Municipality adopts online appointment service

The Municipality of Athens launched a new way of serving citizens. As of last week, citizens that need to visit municipal offices in order to process their affairs, can now easily… Read More

8 hours ago

Thousands of protesters march in Berlin in support of refugees in Greece

Protesters in Germany's capital on Sunday demanded that the government do more to help migrants stranded on Greek islands following a series of fires that devastated the refugee camp of… Read More

9 hours ago

Australian MP Linda Burney ‘in awe’ of the Greeks

By Gina Poulos  Freelance journalist, Gina Poulos speaks with well known Indigenous activist and MP Linda Burney on various issues including social justice, how she became involved in politics, meeting… Read More

10 hours ago

Children volunteer to clean up Plato’s Academy Park in Athens

Congratulations to the children who participated in the actions of the “Let’s Clean Up Europe” Campaign at Plato's Academy Park in Athens on Sunday. “Let’s Clean Up Europe” aims to… Read More

12 hours ago

US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt: Greece and the US “work more closely together than ever before”

In a recent interview with 'Naftika Chronika', US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt, spoke about maritime investments in Greece, the the Port of Alexandroupoli and Greece's shipping’s industry. Read the… Read More

13 hours ago

Cyclone Ianos leaves 3 dead, causes extensive damage

Cyclone Ianos, has left three people dead and another reported missing, after the severe weather phenomena swept from the Ionian Islands through central Greece this weekend. The casualties included an… Read More

14 hours ago

Greek President pays tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, beloved U.S. Supreme Court justice and champion of women's rights, passed away on Friday aged 87 due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer. After the news broke,… Read More

15 hours ago

Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James says MVP voting totals ‘pissed me off’

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James says he was left "pissedd off" after earning just 16 first place votes in the 2019-20 NBA MVP race. Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo… Read More

16 hours ago

Karavidas: The Greek Air Force has a “culture of victory”

Stefanos Karavidas, a retired pilot, analysed the capabilities of the French-made Rafale fighter jet that Greece will acquire and highlighted that the Greek Air Force has a "culture of victory."… Read More

18 hours ago

Erdoğan to complain to Merkel about giant Cross erected on Greek-Turkish border (VIDEOS)

A huge, bright Holy Cross, which was erected in a prominent position in the surrounding area of ​​the Holy Monastery of Agia Skepi - Agia Paraskevi of Nea Vyssa on… Read More

20 hours ago

Greek DM to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels tomorrow

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will travel tomorrow to Brussels where he will attend the EU Foreign Affairs Council. The foreign ministers are expected to discuss current topical issues, including… Read More

23 hours ago

ESTIA: Germany is pushing Greece to demilitarise its islands close to Turkey

ESTIA, the oldest newspaper in Greece still in circulation, had a headline claiming that Germany wants Greece to demilitarise its islands close to Turkey. "Berlin is pushing Athens for the… Read More

1 day ago

Kefalonia needs your help NOW after devastating hurricane-like storm

On September 17, Medicane Ianos, a rare hurricane-like storm in the Mediterranean, severely hit many places in Greece. One of those places was beautiful Kefalonia. The picturesque Assos is one… Read More

1 day ago

The Mediterranean diet and why you should consider it

The Mediterranean diet is one lifestyle trend that's here to stay, with fresh flavoursome ingredients that provide a multitude of health benefits. Read More

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