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Athens (Greece)

Athens named among 12 finalists for iCapital award

Athens has been named among the 12 finalist cities of this year’s European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) Award. Along with Aarhus, Antwerp, Bristol, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Leuven, Lisbon, Madrid, Toulouse, Umea and Vienna, the Greek capital will seek the one million euros cash prize awarded to the European city that is best able to demonstrate its…

Strong rain and winds forecast in coming days

The rainy weather that has affected many parts of Greece since the start of the week is expected to continue and spread in the coming days, the National Meteorological Service announced on Wednesday, while the phenomena may include storms,…

Closed roads in central Athens on Tuesday

Certain roads in central Athens will close on Tuesday, July 24, due to events celebrating the 44th Anniversary of the Restoration of Democracy and the ceremony for the lighting and handover of the Olympic Flame for the Summer Youth Olympics…

Russia postpones Lavrov visit to Athens

Russian Ambassador to Greece Andrei Maslov said on Thursday that a planned trip to Athens by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has been pushed back due to unsuitable timing.

Pierre Moscovici in Athens on July 2 and 3

European Commissioner for Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici will visit Athens on 2 and 3 July. "This visit comes after the overall agreement reached at the Eurogroup meeting on June 22 with offered the basis for the successful conclusion…

Nikos Voutsis meet Russian Duma VP Yarovaya

Parliament President Nikos Voutsis met with the Vice President of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Irina Yarovaya in Athens on Wednesday.