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Maniatis talks energy with Washington’s man in Athens

Energy Minister Yiannis Maniatis held a meeting yesterday with US Ambassador in Athens David D. Pearce to discuss possible natural gas supply problems that Europe may face this winter due to the crisis in Ukraine. The two men focused on Greece’s proposal … … Full News here – Latest News

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New Athenian recounts her top 10 favorite Athens things

New Athenian recounts her top 10 favorite Athens things This is a list of my 10 favorite things about Athens after living here for one year. It's just a way to share some known and not-as-well known treasures about Athens with others who are recent arrivals. 10. The Athens Community Center: Here is where … […]

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9/2/2014: Front Page: Anti-racism bill back in Parl’t today for debate

An anti-racism bill, foreseeing stiffer penalties for individuals and political parties that engage in racism or incite racist violence, is to be debated in Parliament today following months of delays amid objections to its provisions, chiefly by… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/2/2014: Front Page: Erdogan takes hard line on Cyprus problem

Athens reacted angrily yesterday to calls by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a “two-state” solution to the Cyprus problem and claims that Greece is not “doing its duty” as a guarantor power, saying the comments were “disappointing” and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Navy’s Prometheus brings doctors to remote Aegean islands

Naval support ship Prometheus will be touring the Dodecannese in the eastern Aegean from September 3-11 in order to provide residents of remote islands with primary healthcare, the Hellenic Navy reported on Tuesday. Prometheus is carrying a team of specia… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/2/2014: Front Page: Two injured after being shot

Two young men remained in stable condition at a Hania hospital on Crete yesterday after sustaining leg injuries at a christening in the early hours of Sunday. The incident occurred in the area of Vlatos in Kissamos and police have launched an… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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New addiction treatment center opens in Athens

New addiction treatment center opens in Athens A new addiction recovery center in Athens hopes to reduce the number of drug overdose related deaths by educating the public about drug overdoses and providing easy access to substance abuse treatment. Alliance Recovery Center is an outpatient … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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Greece defender Papadopoulos fires parting shot at Michel

International defender Avraam Papadopoulos suddenly quit Olympiakos on Monday to join Turkish club Trabzonspor, and fired a parting shot at Olympiakos manager Michel putting the blame on the Spaniard for his departure from the Greek champion. “If you love… … Full News here – Latest News

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Politicized archaeology

Let us suppose that archaeologists discover that the tomb uncovered in Amphipolis was not the resting place of Roxana or Nearchos, but of Alexander the Great. Let us assume, that is, that archaeologists (pushed by “national interests” promoted via freneti… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/2/2014: Front Page: Ilia landfill tender gets green light

The Environment Ministry yesterday approved the final draft of a tender for a sanitary landfill to serve the region of Ilia in the western Peloponnese. Ilia has long been one of Greece’s biggest offenders in terms of failing to abide by waste… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/2/2014: Front Page: Paris troika talks begin

With the launch of talks with the troika in Paris due to begin this afternoon, government officials yesterday sought to curb high hopes that have been cultivated in recent weeks, chiefly for potential tax cuts and other incentives for austerity-weary… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Horse race betting hurdle removed for OPAP

The new tender for the concession of the right to organize and operate wagering on horse races in Greece for the next 20 years will include a number of changes in its terms, despite assurances to the contrary by state sell-off fund TAIPED. It follows a fa… … Full News here – Latest News

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Braves offense goes quietly in no-hit loss

Braves offense goes quietly in no-hit loss ATLANTA | With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta's struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers. “You feel like you've hit a good stride,” manager Fredi Gonzalez said. “And all of a sudden you … Full News here – Read […]

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9/2/2014: Front Page: Politicized archaeology

Let us suppose that archaeologists discover that the tomb uncovered in Amphipolis was not the resting place of Roxana or Nearchos, but of Alexander the Great. Let us assume, that is, that archaeologists (pushed by “national interests” promoted via… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Tourism targets rise ever higher

The latest data have allowed the Hellenic Association of Tourism Enterprises (SETE) to raise its target for tourism arrivals and revenues this year higher still. During a meeting with main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras on Monday, SETE representa… … Full News here – Latest News

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