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Erdogan and Tsipras Agree to Disagree

A series of "touchy" bilateral issues topped the agenda of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens on Thursday.

Greece Gets Ready for Turkish President Erdogan Visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be in Greece on Thursday and Friday and will meet with government officials to discuss a series of issues.

Greek Foreign Ministry Condemns Hagia Sophia Muslim Prayer Incident 

Greece is up in arms over a Muslim service attended by government officials at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, and broadcast on Turkish TV recently.

Greece to Hold Double Celebration on Europe Day 2017

On the occasion of Europe Day on May 9, the Greek Foreign Ministry and the European Commission Representation in Greece will hold a joint event in Athens.

Bikers Ride from Athens to Kassel with documenta 14 Message of Solidarity

Within the framework of documenta 14, two cyclists began a ride from Athens to reach Kassel by June 10 and mark the beginning of the show's second part.

UNWTO Chief Applauds Greece’s Progress in Tourism

Greece is making excellent progress in tourism, UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai said to the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Wednesday in Athens.

Greece and Saudi Arabia Talk Tourism

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura promoted Greece as a popular destination for Saudi Arabian tourists, during her recent visit to Riyadh.

Signs are Encouraging for Tourism in Greece, SETE says

SETE on Thursday informed the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos that signs are encouraging for tourism in Greece this year.

Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation to Host Antikythera Shipwreck Finds

The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation in Piraeus will be hosting “The Antikythera Shipwreck - New Archaeological Discoveries” exhibit featuring for the first time to the public the finds uncovered at the 2,000-year-old shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera.

Obama in Athens: Equal Chances for the Young, Meaningful Debt Relief

US President Barak Obama arrived in Athens on Tuesday bringing a message of support and hope as he had pledged ahead of his visit from the White House: austerity does not bring prosperity, and the young must have equal opportunities, he said after meeting with Prime Minister...

National Archaeological Museum in Athens Celebrates 150 Years with New Exhibit

The National Archaeological Museum in Athens is celebrating its 150th anniversary since its foundation and has announced the new exhibition "Odysseys" as the main commemorative event.

UN Chief to Visit Lesvos, Meet Refugees on June 18

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit the island of Lesvos in Greece next week to assess the refugee situation and to show his solidarity.

SETE: VAT Rise Will Damage Tourism and Wipe Out 200,000 Jobs in Greece

A possible increase of the Value Added Tax (VAT) will have "catastrophic consequences" on tourism, representatives of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said on Tuesday after their meeting with the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos.