Human geography

Train services resume on emotionally charged day

An aerial view of a train on the Athens-Thessaloniki route that resumed on Monday, 32 days after the train accident in Tempe in northern Greece. A stone-built chapel now stands on the site of the head-on collision. The moment when the inter-city passed the site of the fatal collision was a poignant one as the driver announced that he was 'passing the spot' where 57 people died.

Woman found dead in car in Thessaloniki

Police in Thessaloniki are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a car near the northern port city's cemetery on Tuesday morning.

The woman, who has not been identified, appears to have sustained a head injury that does not seem to have been self-inflicted. According to reports, authorities are treating her death as the result of foul play.

‘Invisible Cities’ at Anna Laudel Istanbul

Opening today, Anna Laudel Istanbul gallery presents Bilal Hakan Karakaya's solo exhibition "Invisible Cities."

Named after the well-known novel Italo Calvino, Karakaya focuses on the rising mega structures in metropolitan life and emphasizes how desolate and unrecognizable the modern cities have become through the art of sculpture.

Hellenic Train restarts freighter train services

A month after a deadly collision between a passenger and a freighter train in northern Greece that killed 57 people, Hellenic Train announced on Wednesday it would restart freighter train services later today.

The decision followed marathon consultations with state-run OSE, the company responsible for rail infrastructure.