ND's Dora Bakoyannis drops charges against teens over offensive graffiti

Three 15-year-old boys were reportedly released from custody in Crete on Friday after being remanded over several deeply offensive messages directed at New Democracy lawmaker Dora Bakoyannis that were scrawled in the elevator of her office building in the town of Hania earlier this week.

The respectful behavior of three candidates for Athens mayor

At a time when cynicism and divisions are prevalent in Greece, many will choose to ignore or minimize the support offered to Costas Bakoyannis, who is running for mayor of Athens, by his rival candidates Pavlos Geroulanos and Nasos Iliopoulos following the attack on the former's campaign kiosk in central Athens.

Bakoyannis’ campaign kiosk targeted by self-styled anarchists

Self-styled anarchists targeted the election campaign kiosk of Athens mayor candidate Costas Bakoyannis in a vandal attack late Tuesday.

The assailants, who were shouting slogans in favor of jailed November 17 terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas, splashed paint and spray-painted anarchist symbols on the kiosk in front of the Old Parliament near Syntagma Square.

Graffiti, myths, ancient marbles

A verse from Giorgos Seferis's poem "Thrush" - "...the statues are no longer fragments. We are" - perfectly captures the essence of "Broken History," a new collection of works by artist Pavlos Samios that recently went on show at the Greek capital's Byzantine and Christian Museum.

Prominent businessman Thanasis Giannakopoulos dies

The president of one of Greece's biggest pharmaceutical companies and an influential personality in the Greek sports world, Thanasis Giannakopoulos has died. He was 88.

The last of three brothers, Giannakopoulos died on Tuesday in the intensive care unit of the Greek capital's Hygeia Hospital after suffering a stroke.