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Quake hits northwest of Greek capital Athens

There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Athens installs Alexander the Great statue after 27-year delay

Athens mayor insists the statue's installation has nothing to do with the ongoing Greek dispute with Macedonia.

Grenade blast outside Russian consulate in Greece

No one was hurt by the grenade blast.

Greek MPs to vote on Macedonia name change

For many Greeks, the name 'Macedonia' belongs to Greek historical heritage.

Police officer injured in blast outside Athens church

Non-fatal attacks targeting centres of power and embassies have been common in Greece in recent years.

Anarchists attack Iran embassy in Athens

The attack was carried out by about 10 Rubicon members who, armed with iron bars, took the guard by surprise and then smashed windows in the waiting room.

Tsitsipas wants to bring ATP event back to Greece

Stefanos Tsitsipas believes that Athens is capable of hosting an ATP tournament, something it hasn't done since 1994.

Blame game blows up over deadly Greek wildfires

Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas on Thursday suggests there were "serious" signs that the worst of the fires were the result of arson.

Greek anarchist group throws paint at foreign ministry in Athens

The Rouvikonas group said the attack was linked to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Sting lashes out at ‘coward’ leaders over migrants’ fate

Sting also lauded the Greek governments' actions towards refugees.

Greek village “lost for words” over news of Texan teen gunman

Dimitrios rarely visited the village but those who did say he was quiet and did not show signs of unusual behaviour.

At least 14 migrants killed as boat capsizes off Greece

The boat was ferrying migrants from Turkey to Greece.

Greek coast guard seizes 1.3 tonnes of cannabis on vessel off...

The fishing boat attempted to flee unsuccessfully and was escorted to the port of Ierapetra in Crete, where checks revealed the load of cannabis, worth about €15 million.

Greek metro halted, ships docked in protest over right to strike

As a protest against upcoming reforms to be passed by the Greek government, the Athens subway did not operate, and ships could not sail, as many went on strike.

Erdoğan launches landmark Greek visit on the wrong foot

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan angered many in Greece by calling for a reconsidering of the border between Turkey and Greece.