Geography of Greece

Weekend traffic disruptions

The Piraeus-bound section of coastal Poseidonos Avenue between the Faliro Delta and the port, on which roadworks have been under way in recent months, is to close from 10 p.m. on Saturday as authorities prepare to open a new road.

One Belt, One Road: Chinese AI Landing in Greece

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) technology is arriving in Athens on Tuesday, with the Hellenic Trade Council aspiring to expand the modern Silk Road into an innovation channel between Greece and China by introducing Chen Haibo, founder and chief executive officer of DeepBlue Technology, to the Greek public.

Dozens of migrants rescued off Alexandroupolis, Farmakonisi

Greece's Coast Guard said it rescued 49 migrants from a dinghy sailing off the northern city of Alexandroupolis early Thursday morning.
The rescuees were transferred safely to the port of Alexandroupolis where the local port authority will investigate the incident.
The coast guard did not provide details on their nationalities.

Drug ring member arrested in Grevena

Greek police in the northern city of Grevena said Friday they had detained a member of a network that has been trafficking huge quantities of drugs into Greece from Albania.
The suspect, a 32-year-old foreign national, was arrested on charges of hiding 271 kilos of hashish in a shed in a village near Grevena. 

French interns train in Greece

"My springtime internship on Syros was a wonderful experience," said Emma Di Gregory, an 18-year-old student at the Maison Familiale Rurale (MFR) training institute at St-Etienne in France, after completing a three-week internship program at a French-language primary school in the capital of the Cyclades.