ATHENS

wildfires

Photos of the Destruction Caused By Wildfires in the Greek Town of Rafina

Twenty-six of the 60 people killed in the wildfires so far were found on a single plot of land in Rafina, just outside Athens.
Kostas Koukoumakas
7.25.18
uber

Uber just pulled its service in Greece after a government clamp down

“We have to assess if and how we can operate within this new framework and so will be suspending UberX in Athens from next Tuesday until we can find an appropriate solution.”
Tim Hume
4.5.18
Interviews

Europe's Gnarliest Graffiti Crew Basically Shot an Action Film

We sat down for an exclusive interview with 1UP to talk about their new video "Graffiti Olympics," staying one step ahead of the law, and the future of street art.
Nina Damsch
Georg Bakunin
3.12.18
Health

The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital

Number one: giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation it's just a "thank you present".
Anna Nini
1.12.18
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Luxury Parking Valet

"I once got into the driver's seat of a car and realised I was sitting on a handgun. "
Giorgos latridis
10.25.17
refugees

These Yazidis survived genocide. Now they're trying to start over in Europe

Katy Fallon
10.15.17
Photography

A Gritty, Haunting Look at the Lives of Child Refugees

Photographer Panos Kefalos documents the childhoods of displaced kids on the streets of Athens.
Ellyn Kail
9.19.17
true story

According to the Government, I Have Been Dead for the Past 14 Years

But I am very much alive.
Niovi Anazikou
7.5.17
Interviews

How Michael Stipe's Moogfest Multimedia Installation Came to Life

It's an audiovisual piece that features late Athens artist Jeremy Ayers and a piece of music by Stipe that is his first solo composition released to date.
Larry Fitzmaurice
5.15.17
refugees

Greece Is Cracking Down on the Anarchist Squats Giving Shelter to Refugees

This week the authorities kicked more than 100 refugees out of their temporary homes, making life harder for one of the world's most marginalized populations.
Molly Crabapple
3.16.17
Music

Inside a Mental Health Center Aimed Exclusively at Musicians

Since it opened in 2000, Nuçi's Space has helped more than 1,700 musicians in times of mental need.
Annie Armstrong
3.14.17
News

Athens Welcomed Obama with Molotov Bombs and Tear Gas

On Tuesday morning, Barack Obama arrived in Athens for his final foreign trip as president of the United States.
Thanasis Kamvisis
11.16.16
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