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Earthquake rattles the island of Zakynthos with 4.6R

An earthquake rattled the island of Zakynthos (Zante) in the Ionian Sea with magnitude 4.6 R early Friday evening. Several seismological institutes reported the earthquake magnitude also with 4.9 R The epicenter was in the sea area, 23.8 km South-West of the island. The focal depth of the earthquake was …

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Passenger arrested for smoking in toilet of Ryanair flight to Greece

A passenger on a flight from Germany to Greece has been arrested for having a smoke in the plane’s toilette. The passenger is a 32-year-old Greek-born man with German citizenship. He lit a cigarette in the toilet of a Ryanair flight from Baden-Baden airport in South Germany to Thessaloniki in …

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Greece has the highest VAT rate in the Eurozone, ranks 5th in EU

Greece has the highest Value Added Tax rate in the Eurozone, while it ranks 5th in the European Union, a study by the US-based Tax Foundation finds. When it comes to VAT, Greek households are one of the most burdened in Europe. According to the report, Greece is in the …

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Turkey’s vessels south of Crete? “We’ll consider all scenarios,” warns Greek MoD

“If Turkey violates our sovereignty, we will consider all scenarios”, Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos said on Friday. “We are not warmongers but we will react if deemed necessary,” he added. The threats come just hours after President Recep Erdogan said that Turkey will grant licenses for hydrocarbon exploration and …

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“Greece ready to send forces to Libya,” says FM Dendias

“Greece is ready to help the next day in Libya. Either by joining those forces needed for a truce, or by the participation of Greek forces in the European operation to implement the arms embargo as well as the deployment of mercenaries to Libya,,” Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said after …

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Libyan General Haftar arrives in Athens short before Berlin Conference

Libyan General Khalifa Haftar arrived in Athens late on Thursday short before the Conference in Berlin on upcoming Sunday. Haftar will meet with Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Friday morning and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at noon, state media report. A private meeting between the Libyan General and the Greek …

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Turkey to grant licenses for exploration/drilling in accord with Libya agreement

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues his provocative activities in the East Mediterranean and said on Thursday that Turkey would start granting licenses for exploration and drilling in the eastern Mediterranean in 2020, in accord with a maritime agreement with Libya. He added that vessel Oruc Reis would begin seismic activities …

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Flu in Greece: 8 people dead, 24 hospitalized in ICU

Seven people lost their lives within one week following complications of a flu infection, increasing the death toll to eight, Greece’s National Public Health Agency (EODY) said on Thursday. At the same time, 24 people are hospitalized in Intensive Care Units Flu infections are expected to increase in the coming …

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MEGA will be back!

For those who watch Greek T.V and remember the channel MEGA. Well,  it will be back on air! Apparently on the first Monday of February that being the 3rd. After all the legal issues are settled, Vangelis Marinakis’ channel will be aired with an informative and entertaining program coming from …

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Greek airline cancels free meals and wine on flights up to 5 hours

Greek airline Ellinair is changing its meals policy and cancels the provision of food and wine during flights with a duration of up to five hours. According to an announcement by Ellinair the new policy that will cancel free food and wine service to passengers will go into effect as …

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