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Revenue exceeds government target in first seven months

Revenues for the first seven months of the year have exceeded targets, and there is an excess surplus, making the government optimistic that it will reach the primary surplus budget target of 3.5 percent of gross domestic product.

Kilroy was here: Athens walls awash in painted squiggles

Kilroy was here, and lots of his friends too. In Athens, illicit spray-painting forays leave an often-indelible mark on the Greek capital's public and private buildings, street signs and bus stops, while public artworks and even ancient ruins are not spared.

Electricity restored to Skiathos after power cut

Electricity was gradually restored to the popular holiday destination of Skiathos on Saturday following a blackout on Friday night that had left parts of the island without power.

Antetokounmpo shines in match against Italy in Athens

Greece's Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks (center) looks to pass the ball, between Italy's Giampaolo Rice (right) and Paul Biligha, during a game at the Acropolis basketball tournament in the indoor Olympic stadium of Athens on Friday. Greece won the game 83 to 63. [Yorgos Karahalis/AP] 

Cultural tourism on the rise on the Greek islands

Though very few holidaymakers who visit the Greek islands are left dissatisfied with their experience, most view it as the reductive "sun and sea" stereotype.

Moody’s report awaited Friday

Moody's credit rating report comes out on Friday, with turbulent global markets also affecting the Athens Stock Exchange, whose main index has lost 12 percent this month.

Firefighters battle blaze in Mandra, western Attica

Firefighters on Saturday were dispatched to Mandra, in western Attica, to battle a blaze that broke out on forestland in the area of Eryrthres. 

According to a fire service officers, the blaze was not threatening residential areas by 6 p.m.