Subdivisions of Greece

Greece boosts its tourism brand

Diving around Patmos, climbing on Kalymnos, rafting on the Arachthos River, windsurfing off Paros, walking through mastic groves on Chios. An increasing number of international travelers are ditching their all-inclusive bracelets in search of fresh and more authentic experiences, and for those looking for something different, the possibilities in Greece are endless.

PAOK's title party gets postponed

The White Tower in central Thessaloniki was ready for the party. The flag and scarf sellers and the kebab makers had set up shop from the afternoon on Sunday. The TV crews were picking their best angles from the spot where the PAOK following would converge to celebrate the club's first league trophy in 34 years.

Land register for parts of northern Greece, three islands open

Property owners with homes or plots of land in Kastoria, Florina, Drama, Xanthi and Halkidiki or on the islands of Samos, Icaria and Chios have until May 30 to declare their assets on the online land register.

The assets can either be registered at local or regional land registry offices or online at

State of emergency in Lasithi after heavy rainfall

General Secretary for Civil Protection Yiannis Tafyllis on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in the municipality of Oropedio in the Cretan prefecture of Lasithi due to damage from heavy rainfall over the past few days.
The bad weather has wreaked serious damage to roads, homes, businesses and particularly to crops.