Tunnel borer being assembled to start work on new Athens metro line

The first of two massive tunnel borers that will be put to work on the extension of the Athens metro is being assembled, the president of Attiko Metro SA announced on Tuesday.

In a post on social media, Nikos Tachiaos published photographs of the construction site on Katehaki Avenue in the Athens suburb of Ellinoroson where the assembly is taking place. 

Greece marks Independence Day with student, military parades

The annual student parade commemorating the start of Greece's independence struggle from Ottoman rule took place in the center of Athens on Friday. Similar celebrations were held across the country. The armed forces will hold a parade on Saturday around Syntagma Square. It will be almost impossible to drive into the city center from 6 a.m.

Girl pimped by gang

At least seven videos of pornographic content featuring a 14-year-old girl have been found on the mobile phones of two of three suspects arrested in connection with a pimping case involving the minor.

Democrats Abroad | Athens | March 22

Democrats Abroad Greece brings together trans-Atlantic travelers, students, long-settled Greek Americans and digital nomads who care about US democracy and each other. On Wednesday, March 22, connect with new friends and allies in Athens at the Dems Abroad Happy Hour, from 6-9 p.m. at Plakaki Cafe (Filomousou Eterias Square, Plaka).