CNN rates Top 17 Greek villages; Arcadia's Stemnitsa in first place
In a break from the ubiquitous "Top ...something" lists of best Greek islands and beaches, which crop up periodically in international media, CNN this week breaks with the trend and lists 17 of the most picturesque villages in the east Mediterranean country, some on islands.
11 people storm Turkish consulate's courtyard in Thessaloniki to open banner in favor of Kurds
A group of self-styled anti-state activists broke into the courtyard of Turkish consulate in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Thursday morning, opening a banner and then shouting slogans in favor of the Kurds and against the Turkish state.
Weak quake, 4R, southwest of Ionian isle of Zakynthos
A weak earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale was recorded at 10.59 (08.59 GMT), southwest of the Ionian island of Zakynthos, according to the Athens-based Geodynamics Institute.