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February 6, 2023, 11:08 AM

Greece: Snow reaches Acropolis, halts services

High winds and a cold snap in Greece have halted ferry services and highway traffic and dusted the Acropolis and other ancient monuments in Athens with snowy
February 6, 2023, 11:08 AM
Greece: Snow reaches Acropolis, halts services
February 1, 2023, 2:14 PM

Greece: 2nd airman found dead after fighter jet crash

Greek Air Force rescuers have located the body of a second airman missing in a deadly training accident in southwestern Greece
February 1, 2023, 2:14 PM
Greece: 2nd airman found dead after fighter jet crash
January 14, 2023, 6:28 PM

Greek police finalize security plan for ex-king's funeral

Greek media say that 1,000 police will be deployed for the funeral and burial.
January 14, 2023, 6:28 PM
1 month ago

Greece's former king to be buried as a private citizen

Greece's government says the country's former and last king will be buried as a private citizen in Tatoi
1 month ago
Greece's former king to be buried as a private citizen
1 month ago

Greece: Baby's body found in dam; mother arrested

A 29-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the death of her baby daughter in northern Greece
1 month ago
Greece: Baby's body found in dam; mother arrested
1 month ago

Despite rhetoric, Greek-Turkish armed conflict seen remote

Even by the standards of Turkey’s and Greece’s frequently strained relations, it was a remarkable escalation
1 month ago
1 month ago

Greece: New quake on island near Athens puzzles experts

Emergency services have been placed on alert on an island near Athens following a new earthquake that caused no injuries or severe damage but puzzled scientists
1 month ago
Greece: New quake on island near Athens puzzles experts
1 month ago

Weapons checks in Greek town turn up grenades, machine guns

A series of pre-Christmas weapons inspections in a small town in northern Greece has turned up hand grenades, assault rifles, and decades-old unexploded ordnance
1 month ago
Weapons checks in Greek town turn up grenades, machine guns
2 months ago

Greek Roma leaders urge calm after teen shot by police dies

Thousands of protesters have marched through the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki and the capital Athens, as Roma community leaders appeal for calm after the death of a Roma teenager
2 months ago
Greece: Roma teenager shot during police chase dies
2 months ago

Greece: Police officer appears in court over teen shooting

Residents of a Roma settlement have lit fires near a police station outside Greece’s second-largest city of Thessaloniki to protest the police shooting of a 16-year-old driver during a chase over an unpaid gas station bill
2 months ago
Greece: Police officer appears in court over teen shooting
2 months ago

2 quakes rattle Greek island, no major damage reported

Two earthquakes have struck the Greek island of Evia, rattling residents and shaking Athens, but no injuries or major damage have been reported
2 months ago
Greece: Schools closed following quake in rare spot
3 months ago

Greece: Boat with hundreds of migrants safely towed to port

Greek authorities say a dilapidated fishing boat crammed with hundreds of migrants that lost steering and had been drifting in the Mediterranean south of the Greek island of Crete has been successfully towed to port
3 months ago
Greece: Rescue operation for hundreds on drifting boat
3 months ago

Greece: Migrant shipwreck death toll rises to 28

Greek authorities say they have found the body of another victim from last week’s shipwreck of an overloaded migrant smuggling boat in the western Aegean Sea, bringing the confirmed death toll to 28
3 months ago
Greece: Migrant shipwreck death toll rises to 28
3 months ago

Greece migrant boat sinking: 11 rescued, 1 dead, 56 missing

Greek authorities say one more person from a migrant boat shipwreck has been found alive, bringing the total number of survivors to 11 from the sailboat that capsized and sank in rough seas east of Athens with reportedly 68 people on board
3 months ago
Greece migrant boat sinking: 11 rescued, 1 dead, 56 missing
3 months ago

Greece: Dozens missing after boat carrying migrants sinks

Greece's coast guard is searching for dozens of migrants reported missing after the overloaded sailboat they were on capsized and sank in rough seas off an island near Athens
3 months ago
Greece: Dozens missing after boat carrying migrants sinks
4 months ago

Greece: Sailboat carrying 75 migrants safely towed to port

Greece's coast guard says a sailboat carrying dozens of migrants that had sent a distress signal in rough weather off the southern tip of mainland Greece has been safely towed to port
4 months ago
4 months ago

Magnitude 5.0 tremor strikes Greece; no damage reported

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit central Greece early Sunday
4 months ago
Magnitude 5.0 tremor strikes Greece; no damage reported
1 year ago

Greek prime minister asks Boris Johnson to return Parthenon marbles

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

Store shakes as earthquake strikes Greek island

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

Delivery workers protest in Greece

Food delivery drivers in Athens protested working conditions amid backlash against a delivery company and its contracts.
1 year ago
Delivery workers protest in Greece
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Fires continue to rip through Greek island as residents, other countries come to help
2 years ago

Acropolis gets new lights

Greece unveiled a new lighting system for the iconic Acropolis.
2 years ago
Acropolis gets new lights
2 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.
2 years ago
Greek police fire tear gas at demonstrators
2 years ago

Largest refugee camp in Europe gutted by fire

One official has called it a "humanitarian catastrophe."
2 years ago
Largest refugee camp in Europe gutted by fire
3 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.
3 years ago
Divers remove lost fishing nets from submarine wreck in Greece
3 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.
3 years ago
Full snow moon rises over Acropolis Hill in Greece
4 years ago

Earthquake hits Athens, Greece

An earthquake hit Athens, Greece. It was 5.3 magnitude.
4 years ago
Earthquake hits Athens, Greece
5 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.
5 years ago
Greece and Macedonia hope to end decades-long dispute over name
5 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.
5 years ago
Large fire burns for 2nd day, threatens homes near Athens
6 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.
6 years ago
Friends of college graduate beaten to death say he was a 'peacemaker'
6 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.
6 years ago
Inside the old town of Rhodes, Greece