Justinian built it, Mehmet II took it by conquest, Ataturk turned it into a museum. Erdogan stacked a court with his acolytes, signed a paper converting it into a mosque and reckons himself a conqueror.
The trend was reversed: Instead of modernizing the country’s education system, the chronic hangups of the public sector were introduced to the private one.
A children’s summer camp and dozens of homes have been evacuated due to a wildfire south of Athens, where high winds hampered an effort to contain the blaze.
Joint units from the Development Ministry’s commerce and consumer protection service and the Hellenic Police (ELAS) conducted hundreds of inspections in 69 municipalities nationwide on Monday and Tuesday, recording a relatively low rate of violations of health and safety measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
The Temple of Olympian Zeus serves as the stunning setting for a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 neo-Gothic psychological thriller “Rebecca,” on Friday, July 17.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center’s Park Your Cinema program is dedicated to classic comedies this month, offering Athenians and visitors the perfect summer evening escape.
State broadcaster ERT’s National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the multi-award-winning maestro George Petrou in his debut as new music director of the ensemble, presents a tribute gala to Beethoven.
The three people who were arrested on Wednesday after the end of a protest march in central Athens were among a group of about 100 individuals who attacked police officers outside the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Greek Police (ELAS) said on Thursday.
Police arrested a man who barged into a tax office in the northern city of Kozani on Thursday and attacked employees with an axe, injuring four.
Greece’s central bank is looking at the creation of a “bad bank” to deal with sour loans weighing down its banking sector, and which are likely to rise from the Covid-19 fallout, it said on Thursday.