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February 28, 2024 at 1:42 PM

Strikes halt trains and ferries in Greece a year after country's worst rail disaster that killed 57

Widespread strikes in Greece halted trains, ferries and much of the capital’s public transport in protests timed to coincide with the first anniversary of the country’s deadliest rail crash, which killed 57 people
February 28, 2024 at 1:42 PM
Strikes halt trains in Greece a year after the country's worst rail disaster
February 19, 2024 at 1:27 PM

A Greek militant group claims an attempted parcel bomb attack last week against a judge

An anarchist group has claimed responsibility for an attempted bomb attack against a senior judge in Greece last week, raising fears of a resurgence of violence by radical militants
February 19, 2024 at 1:27 PM
Greek militant group claims an attempted parcel bomb attack last week against judge
February 16, 2024 at 3:58 AM

Greece becomes first Orthodox Christian country to legalize same-sex civil marriage

Greece has become the first Orthodox Christian country to legalize same-sex civil marriage, despite opposition from Church officials
February 16, 2024 at 3:58 AM
6 months ago

18 found dead in forest in Greece as wildfires burn

The bodies of 18 people were found amid the wreckage left by wildfires, the country's fire service said on Tuesday.
6 months ago
18 found dead in forest in Greece as wildfires burn
9 months ago

Dozens killed as migrant boat capsizes off Greece

At least 79 people drowned and over 100 people were rescued from the wreck, officials said.
9 months ago
Dozens killed as migrant boat capsizes off Greece
1 year ago

Violent protests erupt over train collision in Greece that killed 57

Anger over a same-track collision between two trains in Greece that killed nearly 60, erupted in a massive protest Sunday in Athens and led to clashes with police.
1 year ago
Chaos erupts during protests over deadly train collision in Greece
1 year ago

Fallout from horrific train crash in Greece

Protests in Athens over that deadly train crash descends into chaos and violence, as the station manager accused of causing the disaster currently behind bars tonight.
1 year ago
Fallout from horrific train crash in Greece
1 year ago

Station manager in deadly head-on train collision in Greece faces manslaughter charges

A station manager faces manslaughter charges following a deadly high-speed train collision that killed dozens of people in Greece, his attorney said Thursday.
1 year ago
Station manager in deadly train collision in Greece faces manslaughter charges
1 year ago

At least 57 dead, dozens more injured in Greek train derailment

At least 57 people were killed and dozens more injured in a head-on collision between a freight train and a passenger train in Greece late Tuesday.
1 year ago
At least 57 dead, dozens more injured in Greek train derailment
1 year ago

Death toll climbs from train crash in Greece

Greece’s transportation minister is resigning, saying the rail system was not up to 21st century standards.
1 year ago
Death toll climbs from train crash in Greece
1 year ago

Death toll rises after passenger train slams into freight train

The death toll has climbed to at least 46 in Greece where two trains were on the same track before the head-on collision.
1 year ago
Death toll rises after passenger train slams into freight train
1 year ago

At least 43 people killed in Greece train collision

Several top officials have resigned after a packed passenger train traveling more than 100 miles per hour slammed head on with a freight train.
1 year ago
At least 43 people killed in Greece train collision
1 year ago

26 killed, 85 injured in Greece train collision

A freight train and a passenger train crashed and derailed, authorities said.
1 year ago
26 killed, 85 injured in Greece train collision
1 year ago

At least 36 killed in Greece train collision

Dozens of people were killed and more than 80 injured when a passenger train collided with a freight train in northern Greece late Tuesday.
1 year ago
At least 36 killed in Greece train collision
2 years ago

Greek prime minister asks Boris Johnson to return Parthenon marbles

Backtracking, Boris Johnson said the British Museum needs to decide.
2 years ago
Greek prime minister asks Boris Johnson to return Parthenon marbles
2 years ago

Store shakes as earthquake strikes Greek island

Security footage recorded the moment a powerful earthquake struck the island of Crete.
2 years ago
Store shakes as earthquake strikes Greek island
2 years ago

Delivery workers protest in Greece

Food delivery drivers in Athens protested working conditions amid backlash against a delivery company and its contracts.
2 years ago
Delivery workers protest in Greece
3 years ago

Fires continue to rip through Greek island as residents, other countries jump in to help

Firefighters were still struggling to extinguish the blazes on Evia island, one of the hardest-hit areas in Greece, which has been seeing wildfires for nearly 2 weeks.
3 years ago
Fires continue to rip through Greek island as residents, other countries come to help
3 years ago

Acropolis gets new lights

Greece unveiled a new lighting system for the iconic Acropolis.
3 years ago
Acropolis gets new lights
3 years ago

Greek police fire tear gas at demonstrators

Student protesters were targeted with tear gas during a rally outside the parliament building in Athens.
3 years ago
Greek police fire tear gas at demonstrators
3 years ago

Largest refugee camp in Europe gutted by fire

One official has called it a "humanitarian catastrophe."
3 years ago
Largest refugee camp in Europe gutted by fire
4 years ago

Divers remove lost fishing nets from submarine wreck in Greece

Abandoned fishing nets are known as "ghost nets" and often turn into death traps for marine life.
4 years ago
Divers remove lost fishing nets from submarine wreck in Greece
4 years ago

Full snow moon rises over Acropolis Hill in Greece

Timelapse footage shows a full moon rising Sunday morning over Acropolis Hill in Athens, Greece.
4 years ago
Full snow moon rises over Acropolis Hill in Greece
5 years ago

Earthquake hits Athens, Greece

An earthquake hit Athens, Greece. It was 5.3 magnitude.
5 years ago
Earthquake hits Athens, Greece
6 years ago

Greece and Macedonia hope to end decades-long dispute over name

A dispute between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia over the latter's name has gone on for nearly three decades.
6 years ago
Greece and Macedonia hope to end decades-long dispute over name
7 years ago

Large fire burns for 2nd day, threatens homes near Athens

A large wildfire north of Athens is threatening homes as it sweeps through pine forest for a second day, with high winds limiting the ability to contain the blaze.
7 years ago
Large fire burns for 2nd day, threatens homes near Athens
7 years ago

Friends of US college graduate beaten to death in Greece say he was a 'peacemaker'

An American tourist was beaten to death on Friday while visiting an island in Greece.
7 years ago
Friends of college graduate beaten to death say he was a 'peacemaker'
7 years ago

Inside the old town of Rhodes, Greece

ABC News' Sarah Hucal takes us on a tour inside Rhodes, the longest inhabited medieval walled city in Europe.
7 years ago
Inside the old town of Rhodes, Greece