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Quake measuring 5.7-Richter hits southern Greece
A strong earthquake shook southern Greece on Friday and was felt as far as Athens but there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage.The quake measured 5.7 in magnitude, according to ...
Greek quest for debt relief faces hurdles in Paris
As Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras tries to follow Ireland and Portugal out the bailout exit door, he faces a month of bargaining.For a nation that’s already gone through the biggest debt restr...
Stifled dreams
By Maria KatsounakiAt more or less the same time every year, we see the same images of high school graduates looking through the Education Ministry’s lists of those who passed and those who failed t...
Staying on the same page
No government can function effectively when its ministers are not on the same page and working toward the same ends, no matter what some – such as the current education minister – may think.Greece, ...
Panathinaikos, PAOK and Asteras Tripolis through to Europa League group stage
29/08/2014 00:05
There was a triple success for Greek soccer on Thursday as PAOK, Panathinaikos and Asteras Tripolis made it through to the Europa League group stage.PAOK had a challenging task after a 1-0 defeat in t...
Foreclosures threat pushed back
28/08/2014 23:07
An agreed foreclosure protection period currently granted to first-home buyers unable to settle overdue tax amounts will be conditionally extended beyond the end of the current year, when it is set to...
Exam results spell trouble for some universities
28/08/2014 22:51
Almost 73,000 teenagers received the good news Thursday that they have gained places at university or technical colleges (TEIs) but it appears that new questions are to be raised about the viability o...
Athens rental rates tumble
28/08/2014 22:31
Reflecting the overall shrunken state of the Greek economy, rents for small, aging Athenian apartments of up to 60 square meters have fallen by a total of 50 percent since the recession started in 200...
Greek PM reaches out to foreign officials ahead of crucial EU summit, troika talks
28/08/2014 21:38
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has been engaged in a flurry of diplomacy, Kathimerini understands, ahead of a crucial European Union leaders summit in Brussels Saturday as well as next week’s talks ...
Police names suspects in 400,000-euro heist
28/08/2014 22:32
The police on Thursday issued the names and photographs of three suspects it believes were involved in an armed bank robbery northwest of Athens last week that netted almost 400,000 euros in cash.Poli...

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