Greece

Culture

Lindsay Lohan's Reality Show Is Bad, But Not Fun Bad

I'm sorry.
Kara Weisenstein
1.9.19
Culture

The Hype for Lindsay Lohan's Reality Show Proves We're All Garbage People

This is all our fault.
Kara Weisenstein
12.5.18
Munchies

How the Instant-Coffee Frappé Became a Beloved Greek Institution

It's literally just instant coffee shaken with water and sugar, but that doesn't stop it from being ubiquitous, iconic, and important to Greeks.
Sarah Souli
8.13.18
wildfires

Photos of the Destructive Wildfires Devastating Greece

In this small town right outside of Athens, 26 of the 74 people killed in the wildfires were found on a single plot of land.
Kostas Koukoumakas
7.25.18
Greece

Everything we know about the fatal wildfires in Greece

Interior Minister Panos Skourletis called the blaze a "biblical disaster."
Tim Hume
7.24.18
history

All Hail Amastris, the War Captive Who Rose to Power and Became a Queen

The Persian princess was captured in battle by Alexander the Great, but she didn't let that stop her from founding a city and coining her own money.
Jenna Mahale
7.13.18
crime

I've Broken Out of Jail by Helicopter, Twice

We spoke to Alket Rizai about his escapes, which were remarkably similar to the escape last week by French prisoner Redoine Faid.
Tasos Theofillou
7.10.18
uber

Uber just pulled its service in Greece after a government clampdown

“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
Vice News Tonight

Greece and Macedonia are fighting over the right to use the name "Macedonia"

Macedonia wants to join the EU and NATO, but Greece won't allow it until the naming dispute is solved.
Andrew Potter
Hind Hassan
2.12.18
Health

The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital

Giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation, it's a "thank-you present."
Anna Nini
1.12.18
Greek

How-To: Make Cretan Spinach Pie with Andy Milonakis

Watch Andy Milonakis get back to his Greek roots as he uses poor knife skills, fresh herbs, and some good-ass feta to shows us how he eats like a fat prince with this Cretan spinach pie.
Andy Milonakis
12.26.17
Greece

Greek Anarchists Say They're Injecting Groceries with Toxic Acid

The group posted photos showing that they infused soda, milk, and meat with hydrochloric acid, a highly corrosive substance.
Sarah Souli
12.21.17
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