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Thomas Cook's collapse strands about 50,000 in Greece, hotels fret

23 Sep 2019

ATHENS About 50,000 tourists are stranded in Greece and mainly on island resorts after British travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed, the tourism minister said on Monday as extra flights were booked to ease their return home. | Video

Thomas Cook's collapse strands about 50,000 in Greece, hotels fret

23 Sep 2019

ATHENS About 50,000 tourists are stranded in Greece and mainly on island resorts after British travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed, the tourism minister said on Monday as extra flights were booked to ease their return home.

Greece to overturn law that made universities no-go zone for police

29 Jul 2019

ATHENS Greece will propose legislation this week to scrap academic sanctuary, a law that was designed to protect protesting students and freedom of ideas but which the new government says is used as a cover for lawlessness.

Climate change is taking its toll on Greek monuments, say scientists

25 Jun 2019

ATHENS Climate change is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientists said. | Video

Ancient shipwrecks found in Greek waters tell tale of trade routes

11 Oct 2018

FOURNI, Greece Archaeologists in Greece have discovered at least 58 shipwrecks, many laden with antiquities, in what they say may be the largest concentration of ancient wrecks ever found in the Aegean and possibly the whole of the Mediterranean. | Video

Experts seek to protect rare colony of seahorses in northern Greece

08 Aug 2018

STRATONI, Greece Diver Vasilis Mentogiannis is campaigning to protect a unique site in a remote gulf in north-eastern Greece where seahorses - a protected species ravaged by pollution and overfishing - are thriving. | Video

Loukoumakis the dog recovers from Greek wildfire

31 Jul 2018

MATI, Greece Loukoumakis the dog cowered in a corner for two days until he was found by animal rescuers in the ashen devastation of Mati in Greece, traumatized and seemingly unable to move.

After law change, Greek medicinal users hope to enter cannabis business

18 Jun 2018

XYLOKASTRO, Greece Konstantinos Syros turned to cannabis 26 years ago after a motorcycle accident left him with deformed arm and debilitating pain that conventional treatments could not assuage. For years he had to buy it illegally. Now, he plans to grow it himself. | Video

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