Monday May 13
Deadline for regional airport bids is extended
The process for the submission of expressions of interest in the tender concerning the privatization of regional airports has been extended by 14 days, with the state privatization fund attributing the delay to the interested partiesA' need of additional clarifications.
Monday May 13
Albany Times Union
Poll shows favorable views of EU in sharp decline
Teachers wearing tee shirts that read "No to the Civil Mobilization" take part in a protest in central Thessaloniki on Monday, May 13, 2013.
Monday May 13
Three women face prosecutor after Skouries unrest
Three women from Halkidiki, northern Greece, who were arrested on Sunday following another day of tension between protesters and police at the Skouries gold mine faced a local prosecutor on Monday.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Baltimore Sun
Two decades after escape, Greek man sentenced for U.S. murder
A 45-year-old Greek citizen who fled the United States more than two decades ago, the day before he was convicted of murdering his 2-year-old stepson, has been retried in his home country and sentenced to 18 years in a Greek jail, U.S. law enforcement officials said on Friday.
Two tourism products to woo more Chinese visitors
The Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises is proposing a twin focus in the stateA's strategy to attract more Chinese tourists, ahead of Prime Minister Antonis SamarasA's visit to China next week.
Thu May 09, 2013
The transformation of Thessaloniki from 1912 to the present
When the Benaki Museum in Athens hosted the expansive exhibition on the architectural history of Thessaloniki in the 1912-2012 period, the catalog that was supposed to accompany it had not made it off the press.
Wed May 08, 2013
4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art
The Mediterranean sea, as a geographical space, in which the current cultural and social reality is researched and studied, although yet vague and still extremely interesting due to the constant dramatic changes in recent years, with its traditional elements along with influence and impact of the global model indicated, will be again this year's ... (more)
Goodtime Girl goes to Greece
In 2001, she was listening to the radio while washing dishes when she first heard the soulful and gritty sound of rebetiko , a Greek music genre.
5 from Netherlands, Belgium, Germany arrested on Greek-Turkish border, say were on frog quest
THESSALONIKI, Greece - Greek authorities have arrested five foreign nationals from Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany on the Greek-Turkish border on charges of illegally entering a restricted border area.
Tue May 07, 2013
Constructors enter more business sectors
Construction companies in Greece are taking steps to expand their activities into sectors such as waste management, as they realize they can no longer rely on public works for their survival.
An art collector with infallible instinct
A'It was midnight on October 5, 1998, when the truck containing the famed art collection amassed by George Costakis arrived at the Lazariston Monastery in Thessaloniki.
Mon May 06, 2013
Police, coast guard on alert for return of Athenians to capital after Easter break
Authorities expect a busy day on the roads and at ports in Greece on Monday as Athenians return from their Easter vacations.
Fri May 03, 2013
Susan Polgar Chess Blog
Thessaloniki to hold next FIDE Grand Prix event
The main incentive for the motion is the beautiful venue in the historical hotel Makedonia Palace where Savidis recently took the management.
Thu May 02, 2013
Greek-German initiative foresees training for students in Berlin
The Municipality of Lagadas, near Thessaloniki, has signed an agreement with German authorities for 1,000 Greek students to be enrolled in a work experience program in Berlin.
Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections
Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections Premieres at National Gallery of Art, Washington from October 6, 2013, through March 2, 2014; Travels to the J. Paul Getty Museum, April 9 through August 25, 2014 WASHINGTON, DCIn the first exhibition devoted to Byzantine art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, some 170 rare and important works, drawn ... (more)
Wed May 01, 2013
Drug rehabilitation center warns of methadone shortage
The Organization Against Drugs , which runs rehabilitation programs for people addicted to heroin and other narcotics, has warned that it is running dangerously low on methadone as members of its programs report that they are being given smaller doses of the substitute drug.
Golden Dawn plans new food handout for 'Greek families' in Athens's main square
Far-right party Golden Dawn has said it plans to hand out free food in AthensA's main square on Thursday.
Aeroflot adds Thessaloniki to its Moscow Sheremetyevo network
Aeroflot increased its offering to Greece last week, as it added a third route to the southern European country from its Moscow Sheremetyevo base on 26 April.
Suez Environnement part of bidding consortium for EYATH - report
The privatisation body said four groups had bid for the utility, which is 74%-owned by Greece, without disclosing the names of the suitors.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Excavation unearths evidence of Thessaloniki's urban life between 4th and 9th centuries AD
Recent rescue excavations conducted by the Greek Archaeological Service at the historical centre of Thessaloniki, Greece, for the construction of the underground railway network, revealed significant evidence of the city's urban life from the 4th-9th centuries: the monumental gate at the crossroads of the marble paved avenue , framed by public ... (more)