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- January 12: The U.S. Embassy in Athens was hit by a rocket in an attack that anonymous callers claimed was staged by a left-wing group. Police said the attack was carried out by a domestic terror group. There were no casualties.
- January 16: Students and teachers take to the streets in Athens to protest the Government-sponsored Education Reform Bill 16.
- January 27:Sotiris Ninis (Panathinaikos), at the age of 16 years, 9 months and 24 days joins the list of soccer players under 17 to score in the Greek top soccer division (Panathinaikos - Panionios 2-0).
- February 3: Louis Tsatoumas breaks the Greek indoor record for the long jump with 8.17m.
- February 9: The body of Yiannis Vartholomeos, head of the Social Insurance Institute (IKA), was found in the stairwell of an apartment block in the central Zografou area.
- February 14: Vasilis Tsiartas retires from football
- February 17: Greek-Australian Michael Katsidis wins the World Boxing Organisation interim lightweight title by defeating Graham Earl.
- February 25: Olympic judo champion Ilias Iliadis wins gold medal at Super World Cup in Hamburg in 90-kilo division
- February 25: Greek-Australian film producer George Miller wins an Oscar for best animated feature with his penguin-dancing film Happy Feet.
- March 15: Russia, Bulgaria and Greece signed a tripartite inter-state agreement in Athens, opening the way for the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis pipeline, connecting the western Black Sea with the Mediterranean.
- March 24: Greece are defeated 4-1 at Karaiskaki Stadium by Turkey in a Euro 2008 qualifier.
- March 25: Panathinaikos win the Greek Basketball Cup for the third year running by defeating AGO Rethymno 87-48
- March 29: A 25-year old fan is killed during riots in Athens, prior to a women's volleyball game between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos.
- March 31: Greek authorities suspend all team matches until April 13, following the death of a fan in a pre-arranged battle between rival club supporters.
- April 5: The cruise ship "Sea Diamond" runs aground off Santorini. Two French tourists are killed.
- April 27: Employment minister Savvas Tsitouridis resigns after weeks of government criticism that followed the discovery that a state pension fund had overpaid € 4.8 million (US$6.4 million) for state bonds.
- May 5: AE Larisa defeat Panathinaikos 2-1 to capture the Greek Football Cup.
- May 6: Panathinaikos claim their fourth European basketball title as they defeat CSKA Moscow 93-91.
- May 12: Sarbel sang Ya Sou, Maria representing Greece at the Eurovision 2007 song contest in Helsinki, Finland. He finished outside the top 5.
- May 12: Rivaldo quits Olympiakos after negotiations for a contract extension break down.
- May 16: The European Commission concludes that Cyprus fulfils the necessary conditions to adopt the euro and proposes that Cyprus do so on 1 January 2008.
- May 29: Rivaldo signs with AEK Athens a two year deal.
- June 2: Louis Tsatoumas breaks the Greek record in the long jump with a performance of 8.66m.
- June 11: Archbishop Christodoulos, the head of the Church of Greece, was hospitalized in Athens with symptoms of gastroenteritis.
- June 12: Archbishop Christodoulos undergoes surgery Tuesday to prevent narrowing of his large intestine.
- June 16: Irene Kokkinariou breaks the Greek women's record for the 3000m steeplechase with 9:42.97.
- June 18: Nikos Galis is inducted into the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Hall of Fame
- June 20: Panathinaikos beat rival Olympiakos 89-76 to win its fifth straight Greek league basketball title and completing the season as a triple crown winner -- championship, cup and European Championship.
- June 21: Christodoulos was diagnosed with a "treatable" type of liver cancer in tandem with an "unrelated" malignant growth in the large intestine, which was removed via surgery last week.
- June 28: Dozens of forest fires, caused by one of the worst heat waves in years, claim the lives of two people in Thessaly and threaten the suburbs of Athens as Mt Parnitha is engulfed in flames.
- June 29: The European Union announces that it is placing the Greek far-left group Revolutionary Struggle (Epanastatikos Agonas) on its "terrorist list", which automatically freezes financial assets and funding to it.
- July 2: The Athens Stock Exchange moves from 10 Sofokleous Street to Athens Avenue.
- July 2: Senior US diplomat to Cyprus, Tom Mooney, is found dead near Kalopanagiotis.
- July 2: Archbishop Christodoulos was readmitted to intensive care after doctors said his health had deteriorated.
- July 2: Constantinos Douvalidis set a new national record, at the Tsiklitiria Grand Prix track and field meeting in Athens, in the men's 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.54 seconds. However, he ended last in his heat.
- July 10: AKEL pull out of the coalition that has governed Cyprus for the past 4.5 years.
- July 10: The Finance Ministers of the EU lock the Cyprus pound to the euro - at the rate 1 euro = 0.585274 pounds - in preparation for the 01/01/2008 switch of currencies by Cyprus.
- July 11: Three firefighters died while battling a blaze in a forested, mountainous area outside the city of Rethymnon on Crete's northern coast.
- July 12: It was announce that Christodoulos would be transferred to a hospital in the United States to undergo a liver transplant by Greek-American transplant surgeon Andreas Tzakis, of the University of Miami School of Medicine in Florida.
- July 12: Hundreds of holidaymakers have been evacuated from hotels on the Greek island of Skiathos to escape raging forest fires.
- July 13: Lefteris Zagoritis was re-elected as ruling New Democracy's Central Committee Secretary by 403 votes out of 525.
- July 14: Kostas Douvalidis sets a new Greek record in the 110m hurdles with 13.49.
- July 16: Firefighters extinguished a blaze on the lower slopes of Mount Hymettus, after flames came to within 100 meters (yards) of apartment buildings, forced the evacuation of a children's care home — and led authorities to uncover an arms cache buried in a forest. On the same day, fires burned out of control on the islands Evia and Kos, as well as outside the city of Pyrgos on the southern Greek mainland.
- July 17: Hundreds of firefighters, with the assistance of planes and helicopters, battled forest fires in the central town of Nafpaktos, Kyparissia, located in the south-eastern Peloponnese near Kalamata and Psahna on the island of Evia.
- July 25: Forest fires were raging out of control today in Greece, forcing thousands to flee their homes as entire villages burned down. Affected areas include Mavriki and Corinth, the southern Peloponnese near Mount Tayetos, Kozani, Kastoria and Ioannina in north Greece, and the island of Kefalonia, where the flames threatened a nature reserve that is home to native ponies. Temperatures in Argos, Lamia, Serres and Eleusis, near Athens, hit 45C (113F) - approaching the 46C (114.8F) of late June.
- July 27: The Greek Under-19 football team play in the final of the European Cup in Linz, Austria, where they lose 1-0 to Spain.
- August 17: PM Costas Karamanlis formally requests that President Karolos Papoulias dissolve Parliament and proclaim general elections.
- August 18: Christodoulos leaves from Elefsina military airport shortly after 9 AM on a flight to Miami, USA, to undergo liver transplant surgery.
- August 20: Police clash with African immigrants protesting the death of a Nigerian man in Thessaloniki the previous day.
- August 22: Theo Zagorakis plays his 120th and final game for Greece — a national record - in a friendly game against Spain (2-3) held in his honor at Toumba Stadium, Thessaloniki.
- August 24: 63 people die as huge forest fires, fanned by gale-force winds, rage out of control in the Peloponnese and other parts of the country. The worst fire was in the area of Zacharo, in the western Peloponnese, where 10 deaths are reported. It is the single most fatal day in a summer.
- August 31: Chrysopiyi Devetzi wins the Bronze Medal in Osaka's 11th IAAF World Championship in Athletics, in the final of Women's triple jump, with a 15.04 m jump in her first effort.
- September 2: Storms caused some flooding in the northern area of Halkidiki.
- September 3: Fires are still burning in the Mount Parnon area in the Peloponnese.
- September 3: Angeliki Andrionopoulou won gold (54.9m in ladies jump) and silver (women triathlon with 2,759.11 points) medals at the World Water-ski Championship held in Linz, Austria.
- September 3: Greece won the silver medal in the Rowing World Championships, as Vassilis Polymeros and Dimitris Mougios finished second in the lightweight double sculls final in Munich.
- September 16: Incumbent PM Costas Karamanlis narrowly wins the national elections of Greece that were characterised by a swing away from the two major political parties.
- September 17: Greek judo champion Ilias Iliadis landed the silver medal in the World Championship in Rio de Janeiro in the 90-kilogram category.
- September 19: Greece's new Cabinet was sworn in by the country's president, giving conservative Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis a streamlined governing team following his party's narrow re-election.
- September 20: A particularly good night for Greece in soccer. At their respective UEFA Cup campaigns, all five sides won. Specifically, Larissa - Blackburn (UK) 2-0; Artmedia (Slovakia) - Panathinaikos 1-2; AEK - Salzburg (Austria)3-0; Sochaux (France) - Panionios 0-2; Aris - Zaragoza (Spain) 1-0.
- September 27: Dimitris Sioufas of the ruling New Democracy party was elected president of Greece's 300-member unicameral parliament. He replaced Anna Psarouda-Benaki. Of the 299 MPs present, 158 voted for Sioufas and 141 cast blank ballots.
- October 3: Olympiakos achieve their first away win in the Champions League: A 3-1 triumph over Werder Bremen.
- October 4: All five Greek sides in the UEFA Cup (Larisa, Panathinaikos, AEK, Panionios and Aris) advance to the group stage of that competition. The five clubs from Greece represent the most from any country in the 40-team group stage of Europe's No. 2 competition.
- October 8: Doctors in Miami halted liver transplant surgery for the head of Greece's Orthodox Church, Archbishop Christodoulos, after his cancer was found to have spread.
- October 17: Greece qualify for Euro 2008 by defeating Turkey 1-0 in Istanbul.
- October 25: Author Vassilis Alexakis is awarded one of France's top fiction awards, the Grand Prix du Roman de l'Academie Francaise, for his novel "Ap. J.C."
- November 5: A convoy of 14 Greek Police jeeps is fired upon with automatic weapons, as it attempts to enter the village of Zoniana, Crete. The investigation that follows reveals that Zoniana was a community practically outside the control of the Greek state, rife with crime, hashish cultivation, arms smuggling and money laundering.
- November 11: George Papandreou clinches a landslide re-election, from the first round, in the PASOK party leadership internal election. Papandreou receives 60.03 percent. His main challenger, Evangelos Venizelos, only 33.54 percent. A third candidate, Costas Skandalidis, trails with 6.28 percent.
- November 15: Unknown assailants shoot and injure veteran footballer Giorgos Sideris.
- December 1: The government inaugurated a 2.6-million-euro migrant detention center on the Aegean island of Samos
- December 2: Greece is drawn in Group D for Euro 2008 and scheduled to play its group games in Salzburg, Austria. Greece will begin the defense of its title against Sweden on June 10 before meeting the pair it had faced early on at Euro 2004, Russia and Spain, on June 14 and 18 respectively.
- December 5: Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia agreed to hold a fresh round of direct talks over the official name of the latter country and related issues following consultations by United Nations envoy Matthew Nimetz in the two capitals.
- December 5: A one-seater F-16 Block 52+ jet crashed about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Mount Athos, northern Greece, while participating in a nighttime training exercise. A Turkish frigate, responding to an emergency call, found the body of the 35-year-old pilot, Flt. Lt. Athanasios Batsaras, and handed it over to the Greek military.
- December 11: Olympiacos reaches the UEFA Champions League last 16 for the first time in nine seasons after an inspirational display from Ieroklis Stoltidis helped the Greek champions to a stunning 3-0 victory over Group C rivals Werder Bremen in Athens (Stoltidis 12, 74, Kovačević 70).
- December 15: Employment Minister Vassilis Magginas resigns following allegations he employed uninsured immigrants and had an improper permit for his holiday home.
- January 17: Pefkios Georgiadis, Minister of Education and Culture of Cyprus.
- January 30: Nikos Kourkoulos, actor
- March 9: Yiangos Simantiris, footballer.
- March 24: Grigoris Farakos, one-time chairman of the Communist Party of Greece.
- March 26: Babis Bakalis, laika composer.
- September 5: Nikos Nikolaidis, film director
- September 9: Helmut Senekowitsch, football coach
- September 29: Babis Tsetinis, singer
- October 5: Alex Golfis, actor. Best known for his role as Manolios in the TV series adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis' Christ Recrucified (or The Greek Passion) Greek: Ο Χριστός Ξανασταυρώνεται
- October 28: Jimmy Makulis, elafro singer.