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- January 13: Panos Kammenos announces that Independent Greeks are pulling out of Tsipras' coalition government.
- January 16: PM Alexis Tsipras survives a no confidence vote by 151 to 148.
- January 19: Emmanouil Karalis (pole vault), Miltiadis Tentoglou (long jump) and Odysseas Mouzenidis (shot put) win gold medals at the first indoor Mediterranean Athletics U23 Championships in Miramas (France).
- January 20: An estimated 60,000 people protest against the Prespes agreement in Athens' Syntagma Square.
- January 20: Stefanos Tsitsipas upsets Roger Federer 3-1 sets in the round of 16 at the Australia Open.
- January 22: Stefanos Tsitsipas defeats Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 3-1 sets to advance to the semi-finals of the Australia Open.
- February 17: Panathinaikos wins its 19th Greek Basketball Cup beating PAOK 79-73 in the final.
- February 17: AEK defeat Flamengo of Brazil 86-70 to lift the FIBA Intercontinental Cup.
- February 24: Stefanos Tsitsipas wins his second ATP-title in Marseille against Michail Kukushin from Kazachstan.
- March 1: Rating agency Moody’s upgrades Greece’s sovereign credit rating by two notches from “B3” to “B1” with a stable outlook.
- April 14: The dead body of a woman is discovered by two tourists in a mine shaft at Mitsero, Cyprus.
- April 15: The dead woman is identified as Mary Rose Tiburcio, of the Philippines, who had been missing for eleven months.
- April 18: Police arrest two officers of the Cyprus National Guard, aged 30 and 35, in connection with the murder of Mary Rose Tiburcio.
- April 20: A second decomposed body of a woman is found at the Mitsero mine shaft. The 30-year old suspect is released.
- April 21: The 35-year old Cyprus National Guard officer, arrested in connection with the Mitsero murders, is identified as Nicos Metaxas.
- April 21: PAOK ends their 34-year wait for a league title as a 5-0 rout of relegated Levadiakos saw the Thessaloniki club win the Super League with one match to spare amid frenzied celebrations at the Toumba Stadium.
- April 25: Police discover a third body in Orounta, after being led there by Metaxas. The latter confesses to seven murders.
- May 11: PAOK win the Greek Cup for the third time in a row after defeating AEK for the third time in a row (this time with 1-0), and the so called “Double” for the first time after clinching the championship three weeks earlier.
- May 22: AEL Limassol wins the Cyprus Football Cup for the seventh time beating APOEL Nicosia 2-0 in the final.
- May 26: Local and European elections are held simultaneously in Greece.
- June 2: The second round of local elections is held throughout Greece. Ioannina elects the first Jewish mayor in the country - Moses Elisaf.
- June 12: The body of a six-year old girl - victim of the Cypriot serial killer Nicos Metaxas - is found by divers in a lake near Mitsero.
- June 14: Panathinaikos clinches the Greek League winning 3-0 in a best of five series against Promitheas Patras.
- June 24: The trial of confessed serial killer Nicos Metaxas takes place in Cyprus. Metaxas pleads guilty to all the charges against him and is handed seven life sentences - the toughest punishment ever imposed by the Cypriot justice system.
- July 7: Kyriakos Mitsotakis is elected Prime Minister of Greece as New Democracy triumph in the parliamentary elctions winning 39.85% of the vote against 31.53% for outgoing PM Alexis Tsipras' SYRIZA party.
- July 10: Gail force winds and hail storms strike Chalkidiki leaving six tourists dead.
- July 19: An earthquake, measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, strikes the greater Athens area.
- July 29: An Appeals Court in Lamia reduces the life sentence of former police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas to 13 years imprisonment. Korkoneas had been convicted of the shooting death of Alexis Grigoropoulos in 2008.
- August 13: Fires break out on the island of Euboea threatening to burn a forest protected by the European Union's Natura 2000 network.
- August 26: Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announces the full lifting of capital restrictions.
- September 22: PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis leaves for New York on a scheduled week-long visit.
- September 24: PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis meets US president Donald Trump in New York City.
- December 30: A 19-year-old British woman is found guilty of lying about being gang-raped by 12 Israeli youths in Ayia Napa, Cyprus.
- May 7: Nikos Volikas, footballer
- May 18: Paraschos Avgitidis, footballer
- May 30: Antonis Repanis, singer, composer
- June 3: Giorgos Xenidis, footballer
- June 17: Stelios Vamvakaris, musician
- June 20: Dimitris Mavrikis, footballer
- June 21: Dimitris Christofias, Cypriot politician
- June 21: Christos Kabourlazos, footballer
- June 26: Babis Cholidis, wrestler
- October 22: Christos Archontidis, football coach
- October 27: Tasos Konstantinou, footballer
- October 31: Yiannis Spanos, composer