MOUNT ATHOS, Greece In the chapel of a monastery on Greece's Mount Athos, Father Makarios read the gospel while conducting a liturgy as he waited for his anti-coronavirus vaccination. | Video
ALEXANDROUPOLIS, Greece The EU's border agency is trialling new high-tech surveillance equipment to detect migrant boats, just as rapid gains by Taliban fighters in Afghanistan have raised the prospect of a surge in people fleeing to Europe.
ATHENS, July 9 A Greek metalworking company is
offering workers a 500 euro ($593) bonus to get vaccinated
against COVID-19, worried that fresh infections could derail a
boom in orders as the economy starts to pick up following the
first wave of the pandemic.
THESSALONIKI, Greece Greek taxi driver Konstantinos Bekio is doing his bit to lift his passengers' spirits amid the gloom of coronavirus lockdown, turning his cab into a nightclub complete with strobe lights and music. | Video
THESSALONIKI A surge in coronavirus infections in Greece's northern city of Thessaloniki is pushing the hospital system to its limits, doctors at a medical facility say, as the second wave of the pandemic takes a toll.
DRAMA, Greece A Greek university student with disabilities has achieved her lifelong ambition of reaching the summit of Mount Olympus, Greece's highest peak strapped to the back of a friend.
THESSALONIKI, Greece The unassuming freight train rumbles across the countryside in northern Greece, but a moving shadow cast on the ground reveals human figures hiding between its wagons.
NEA PLAGIA, Greece At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops. | Video
THESSALONIKI, Greece Greek authorities are felling large parts of a forest because of a seemingly unstoppable beetle munching its way through trees.
ATHENS/DIAVATA, Greece Greek police fired tear gas on Friday to disperse migrants who had gathered in a field near the country's border with Northern Macedonia in the hope of making their way illegally up through the Balkans toward northern Europe. | Video