Tag: Athens

Greeks return to beaches in heatwave, but keep umbrellas apart

No more than 40 people were allowed per 1,000 square metres (10,750 sq ft), while umbrella poles had to be four metres (13 ft) apart, with canopies no closer than one metre, according to a government-issued manual, complete with diagram.

Greece proposes World Court if maritime dialogue with Turkey fails

Greece's Prime Minister said in remarks published on Sunday that if Athens and Ankara cannot solve their dispute about maritime zones in the Mediterranean they should turn to the International Court of Justice

Police find rifle linked to 2014-17 Athens attacks

Greek police said on Saturday they had found a Kalashnikov rifle used in a string of political attacks in Athens from 2014-17...

Watch: ‘Stricter control of arms to reduce chances of war’ –...

Having stricter international controls on the trafficking and sales of weapons and ammunition is crucial to reduce the chances of conflict, President...

Photos: Firefighters tackle blaze on Mount Hymettos near Athens

A large fire fanned by strong winds that spread quickly over the slopes of Mount Hymettos near Athens was subsiding by early Monday, authorities...

Greek teachers clash with police for second time in a week

Primary school teachers clashed with riot police in Athens on Monday for the second time in under a week, during a protest against government...

Athens gets snow as Greece shivers in cold spell

Residents of the Greek capital, Athens, woke on Tuesday to rare snowfall as the country shivered in the grip of a cold spell, with...

Explosive device close to church wounds two in central Athens

An explosive device wounded a police officer and a civilian when it detonated outside a church in central Athens early on Thursday, police and...

Blast smashes windows, wrecks offices at Greece’s SKAI TV in “attack...

A powerful blast smashed windows and wrecked offices at Greece's SKAI TV in Athens on Monday in what officials called an attack on democracy....

Photos: Macedonians vote in referendum on whether to change country’s name

Macedonia held a referendum on Sunday on whether to change its name to 'Republic of North Macedonia', a move that would resolve a decades-old...