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42 year old Syrian detained for Samos fire 2

42 year old Syrian detained for Samos fire

Police detained a 42-year-old Syrian national on Samos on Friday in connection with a fire near the island’s migrant reception center, a week after a blaze tore through the Moria camp on nearby Lesvos leaving some 12,000 people homeless.

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Coric Saves Six Match Points, Shocks Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas suffered a heartbreaking loss at the hands of Borna Coric on Friday night in New York, failing to convert six match points in a wild fourth set and eventually falling…

Written examination required for Greek citizenship

Written examination required for Greek citizenship

The way of acquiring Greek citizenship for a foreigner is changing. According to an Interior Ministry bill that has been submitted for public consultation until September 10, foreign nationals in Greece wanting to acquire citizenship will…

Spoiler: The identity of The Bachelor Greece

Spoiler: The identity of The Bachelor GR

HELLO, GIRLS! The identity of The Bachelor Greece’s sexy new star has been revealed. Panagiotis Vasilakos will be handing out the roses in the hope of finding love. ‘The Bachelor’ concept: the…

4 crew injured in ferry blast in Heraklion, one critical

4 crew injured in ferry blast in Heraklion, one critical

Authorities in Greece have reported that four crew members have been injured in an engine-room explosion on a ferry docked at Heraklion port on the island of Crete. There were no passengers…

Xronia Polla Nikos Vertis, who turns 44 today

Xronia Polla Nikos Vertis, who turns 44 today

Xronia Polla to Nikos Vertis who turns 44 years old today! The Greek-Dutch singer was born in Gorinchem, Netherlands in 1976, before moving to Thessaloniki with his family at the age of five.…

Socially-Distanced bouzoukia with temperature checks

Temperature checks greeted concertgoers in Thessaloniki

Partygoers are subjected to temperature checks before they enter one of the largest entertainment venues in Thessaloniki, ‘ORAMA The music show’, Protothema reported. Due to the new measures, the nightclub had to…

Bar owners arrested and fined on Greek islands

Bar owners arrested and fined on Greek islands

Six business owners were arrested and fined over the weekend, after they were found operating their bars and restaurants past the midnight curfew. It is recalled last week, the Greek government announced…

Greek shipowners forced to hand over Iranian fuel to USA

Greek shipowners forced to hand over Iranian fuel to USA

U.S. threats of legal action and sanctions forced Greek shipowners to surrender Iranian fuel to the U.S. government in recent days, people familiar with the confiscation said. The Justice Department on Friday…