Lightning Hits 12 Tourists On Crete

- May 29, 2015

Greek authorities say 12 Russian tourists have been injured in a lightning strike at the archaeological site of Knossos, on the southern island of Crete.

Migrants Turn Kos into “Hellhole”

- May 28, 2015

So many illegal immigrants fleeing hotspots in Syria and Afghanistan have landed on the Greek island of Kos it has become a “hellhole” for tourists.

Stamati Asks For House Arrest Again

- May 27, 2015

Viki Stamati, the wife of jailed former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, asked for a sixth time to be released on house arrest.

Run On Greek Banks Growing

- May 27, 2015

Fearful of a default and Eurozone exit, Greek bank customers withdrew 300 million euros May 26 as a quiet run on the institutions is underway.

Greece Awaits EU Immigrant Plan

- May 27, 2015

Awash with waves of illegal immigrants, Greece is awaiting details of a European Union plan to deal with the non-stop influx also hitting Italy.

Greek Asylum Service Overwhelmed

- May 26, 2015

The agency handling asylum requests in Greece, with more set to be approved, said it can’t handle the demand because of staff shortages.

Another 1200 Migrants Reach Greece

- May 26, 2015

Greek authorities in the eastern Aegean Sea picked up more than 300 illegal immigrants, raising the total to almost 1200 in just two days.

Kammenos Offers NATO Airbase

- May 25, 2015

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has irked SYRIZA with his offer to NATO to build a new airbase on the island of Karpathos, near Turkey.

Lanthimos’ Lobster Wins Cannes

- May 25, 2015

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ film The Lobster, about loveless people being turned into animals, won the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.