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Phoebe Fronista

'We want peace from the world,' Afghans protest in Athens

Aug 28 2021

ATHENS Hundreds of Afghans marched to the U.S. Embassy in Athens on Saturday, making a plea to the international community for peace and holding banners reading, "Afghanistan is bleeding" and "hands off our land."

Greek health workers protest against introduction of mandatory COVID jabs

Aug 26 2021

ATHENS Hundreds of Greek frontline health workers protested on Thursday against a plan to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for the care sector as infection rates remained high.

Antetokounmpo brothers bring NBA trophy home to Greece

Aug 01 2021

ATHENS Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the Greek brothers who helped the Milawaukee Bucks to their first NBA championship in 50 years last month, promised to take their trophy back to Sepolia, the run-down Athens neighbourhood where they grew up.

'Welcome to global warming': Greece warns against unnecessary work as temperatures soar

Jul 30 2021

ATHENS (Reuters) -Greek authorities warned the public against unnecessary work and travel on Friday as temperatures hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 °F) in Athens and the ancient Acropolis, its most visited monument, was briefly forced to close.

Outrage in Greece at killing of Kostis, a rare Monk seal rescued by fishermen

Jul 27 2021

ATHENS An orphaned Monk seal known as Kostis which had become a local celebrity in Greece after being rescued by fishermen three years ago has been found harpooned from close range, prompting outrage by conservationists and demands to find his killer.

Mykonos, Greece's famed party island, falls silent under new COVID rules

Jul 18 2021

MYKONOS, Greece There was no music and no dancing on Greece's famed party island Mykonos on Sunday as new rules to contain the spread of COVID-19 pushed tourists to cancel holidays and left business owners fuming. | Video

One month on, Greek wildfire victims face long road to normality

Aug 23 2018

MATI, Greece Standing in the burnt-out shell of what used to be his home and business, Theodoros Kouris waits for Greek government inspectors to decide the building's fate.

For Greece's austerity-hit elderly, bailout 'will never end'

Aug 20 2018

ATHENS With two euros in his pocket, Yorgos Vagelakos, an 81-year-old retired factory worker, scouts the farmer's market in his working-class Athens neighbourhood for anything he can afford. | Video

For Greece's austerity-hit elderly, bailout "will never end"

Aug 20 2018

ATHENS With two euros in his pocket, Yorgos Vagelakos, an 81-year-old retired factory worker, scouts the farmer's market in his working-class Athens neighborhood for anything he can afford. | Video

For Greece's austerity-hit elderly, bailout 'will never end'

Aug 17 2018

ATHENS With two euros in his pocket, Yorgos Vagelakos, an 81-year-old retired factory worker, scouts the farmer's market in his working-class Athens neighborhood for anything he can afford. | Video

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