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MYKONOS - Amazon owner Jeff Bezos and his partner, American media personality Lauren Sánchez, were among the bevy of celebrities visiting Greece during a heatwave but they have a swimming pool on his 417-foot $500 million superyacht, which was seen off Mykonos.

ATHENS - Fewer Greeks traveled to domestic destinations for the three-day weekend, the president of the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Travel and Tourism Agencies (FedHATTA ), Lysandros Tsilidis, pointed out to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA-MPA).

ATHENS - Fewer Greeks traveled to domestic destinations for the three-day weekend, the president of the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Travel and Tourism Agencies (FedHATTA ), Lysandros Tsilidis, pointed out to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA-MPA).

ATHENS - A total of 64 fires broke out in mixed farm and forest land in the last 24 hours, with 46 of them controlled from the very start, the Fire Brigade said in a briefing earlier on Friday.

ATHENS - A total of 64 fires broke out in mixed farm and forest land in the last 24 hours, with 46 of them controlled from the very start, the Fire Brigade said in a briefing earlier on Friday.

ATHENS - A beach bar on Rhodes that has been operating unlawfully for years - on an archaeological site - was ordered shut yet again but given another reprieve and hundreds of others on the island will be allowed to continue operating.

ATHENS - A beach bar on Rhodes that has been operating unlawfully for years - on an archaeological site - was ordered shut yet again but given another reprieve and hundreds of others on the island will be allowed to continue operating.

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Blaze Near Athens Seen Arson, Extreme Fire Risk Set During Heatwave

ATHENS - In what Newsweek magazine called Greece’s Summer of Hell, wildfires were breaking out - including one near Athens deliberately set - a June heatwave continued and tourists were dying on islands.

ATHENS - In what Newsweek magazine called Greece’s Summer of Hell, wildfires were breaking out - including one near Athens deliberately set - a June heatwave continued and tourists were dying on islands.

Istorima: A Unique Archive of Oral History & Heritage, ‘Listen to the Extraordinary’

ATHENS – After five years of systematic research, documenting and collecting stories from all over Greece, Istorima, the largest-scale collection of oral history in the country, continues its activity and is enriched with a renewed website with updated series and collections.

ATHENS – After five years of systematic research, documenting and collecting stories from all over Greece, Istorima, the largest-scale collection of oral history in the country, continues its activity and is enriched with a renewed website with updated series and collections.

Greek Train Drivers Warn Railways Still Unsafe After Deadly 2023 Wreck

ATHENS - Greece’s railway system, whose safety flaws were exposed in a February 2023 train wreck that killed 57, still is a danger to passengers because the government hasn’t yet installed systems designed to reduce the risks, the Union of Train Drives (PEPE) said.

ATHENS - Greece’s railway system, whose safety flaws were exposed in a February 2023 train wreck that killed 57, still is a danger to passengers because the government hasn’t yet installed systems designed to reduce the risks, the Union of Train Drives (PEPE) said.

Greek Lawyer Wife Beater Arrested After Wife Cites Threats Against Her

ATHENS – Noted criminal lawyer Apostolos Lytras, whose release from detention after he admitted beating his wife – who’s his law partner – drew outrage, turned himself in to police to face charges of sending her threatening text messages.

ATHENS – Noted criminal lawyer Apostolos Lytras, whose release from detention after he admitted beating his wife – who’s his law partner – drew outrage, turned himself in to police to face charges of sending her threatening text messages.

Almost 1100 Foreign Millionaires Moved to Greece in 2023, More Coming

ATHENS - It wasn’t said why, given Greece’s staggering 45 percent tax rate for people making as little as 40,000 euros ($42,974) annually, but some 1100 foreign millionaires resettled in the country in 2023 and another 1200 are seen coming in 2024.

ATHENS - It wasn’t said why, given Greece’s staggering 45 percent tax rate for people making as little as 40,000 euros ($42,974) annually, but some 1100 foreign millionaires resettled in the country in 2023 and another 1200 are seen coming in 2024.

European Commission Says Greece’s Heavy Debt Load Still Sustainable

ATHENS - While it will take years for Greece to repay what’s left of 326 billion euros ($350.

ATHENS - While it will take years for Greece to repay what’s left of 326 billion euros ($350.

Another Tourist Found Dead in Greece, Extreme Heat Seen Likely Cause

ATHENS - A 55-year-old Dutch tourist who was reported missing on the island of Crete was found dead in his care, on a cliff edge near Ierapetra, the toll of tourists missing and dying in Greece during a lingering June heatwave continuing.

ATHENS - A 55-year-old Dutch tourist who was reported missing on the island of Crete was found dead in his care, on a cliff edge near Ierapetra, the toll of tourists missing and dying in Greece during a lingering June heatwave continuing.

Summer Wildfires Plague Greece and Turkey. The Worst Ones Have Been Contained

ATHENS, Greece  — Scores of Greek firefighters and water-bombing aircraft succeeded late Wednesday in taming a large wildfire on the fringes of Athens that forced authorities to evacuate two nearby settlements.

ATHENS, Greece  — Scores of Greek firefighters and water-bombing aircraft succeeded late Wednesday in taming a large wildfire on the fringes of Athens that forced authorities to evacuate two nearby settlements.

Greek Lawyer Who Beat Wife Says She – Not He – Made Up Cover Story

ATHENS - A noted Greek criminal lawyer who admitted savagely beating his wife - after he spoke out against domestic violence - said that he didn’t coach her to tell doctors and staff at a clinic that she fell down the stairs.

ATHENS - A noted Greek criminal lawyer who admitted savagely beating his wife - after he spoke out against domestic violence - said that he didn’t coach her to tell doctors and staff at a clinic that she fell down the stairs.

Half of Greece’s Public Hospital Directors Failed Qualification Exams

ATHENS - Only 55 percent of those holding high-level public hospital positions in Greece passed a new examination scheme designed to determine whether someone is qualified for their job, instituted after many were said to be incompetent.

ATHENS - Only 55 percent of those holding high-level public hospital positions in Greece passed a new examination scheme designed to determine whether someone is qualified for their job, instituted after many were said to be incompetent.

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