• FILE: Children walk over a bridge in the Moria migrant camp on the Greek Aegean island of Lesbos on March 5, 2020. Picture: AFP

    Greece races to shelter migrants after Lesbos camp fire

    The migration ministry on Thursday said a ferry had been sent to temporarily accommodate hundreds of people, ahead of the expected arrival of European Commission vice-president Margaritis Schinas to inspect conditions on the island.

  • FILE: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis looks on during a joint press conference with his Italian counterpart following their meeting at Palazzo Chigi on 26 November 2019 in Rome. Picture: AFP.

    Greek PM reshuffles cabinet, retains key ministers

    The conservative premier wants to make the government scheme more efficient as the country tackles the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that has hurt its fragile economy emerging from a decade-long debt crisis.

  • Holy Communion. Picture: Pixabay.

    Churches reopen in Greece with communion

    As part of the gradual deconfinement started on May 4, churches were permitted to reopen their doors from May 17, so long as they respected a series of measures, in particular social distancing.

  •  A photograph taken on October 18, 2018 shows candidate for the Greek Presidency Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, then President of the Council, in Athens. Picture: AFP.

    Parliament to elect Greece's first woman president

    The candidacy of Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou has already won cross-party support and been welcomed by some commentators as a consensus candidate during a difficult time for Greek foreign policy.

  • FILE: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis looks on during a joint press conference with his Italian counterpart following their meeting at Palazzo Chigi on 26 November 2019 in Rome. Picture: AFP.

    Greece 'wants a say' in Libya peace process - PM

    Libya has become another diplomatic front for Greece and Turkey as the traditional rivals jostle over Mediterranean maritime rights and the competing camps in the North African country's conflict.

  • Adam Catzavelos at the Randburg Magistrates Court. Image: Mia Lindeque/EWN

    'I’m here to face the consequences of my actions' - Adam Catzavelos

    Racist Adam Catzavelos is now approaching the director of public prosecutions regarding the jurisdiction of South African law in his crimen injuria charge - as he made the inflammatory comment in Greece. Last year a viral video showed Catzavelos on a Greek island giving a parody weather report. He used the k-word as he spoke about how there were no black people on the beach.