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
7.24.18
Greece

Thousands of Greeks Protested the Fact That Macedonia Is Called Macedonia

For decades, Greece has been worried that its neighbour, Macedonia, will one day claim the Greek province of the same name.
Thodoris Chondrogiannos
2.5.18
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
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
5.16.17
sects

I Spent Two Months with a Cult That Believes it Can Solve Greece's Debt

The Assembly of the Greeks makes ridiculous promises to pay off the debts of all its members and the Greek state. I signed up to find out how they've managed to convince their thousands of followers that they are anything but crooks.
Thodoris Chondrogiannos
3.21.17
Music

Inside a Mental Health Centre 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, Words: Pavlos Toubekis
11.16.16
Features

Lindsay Lohan Hopes Her New Luxury Nightclub in Athens Will Bring “Happiness” to Refugees

"Maybe one of the refugees will open something with us," the former Hollywood party girl told reporters on opening night.
George Georgiadis
11.7.16
Photo

We Went to the Opening of Lindsay Lohan's New Pro-Refugee Nightclub in Greece

With nightclub LOHAN, Lindsay Lohan wants to thank Greece for welcoming so many refugees.
Panos Kefalos, Words: Pavlos Toumpekis
10.17.16
News

We Accompanied Refugee Children on Their First Day of School

This year, the bell also rung for the children of refugees living at the occupied City Plaza hotel in Athens.
Melpomeni Maragkidou, Photos by Orestis Seferoglou
9.14.16
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