Greek Man Speaks 32 Languages

Yiannis Economou is not an average polyglot who speaks four or five major languages; he speaks 32 -- 16 of them fluently -- and he can translate 16 more. Born in Heraklion, Crete, Economou studied...

Greek Political System Goes to War over Novartis Case

A fierce battle is expected to take place in the Greek parliament on Wednesday as political leaders speak and vote on the formation of a special committee on the Novartis case. Indicative of the intentions...

Greek Coffee Rituals Remain at the Heart of Everyday Life

  Greeks consume 5.5 kilos of coffee annually per capita, putting the country into 15th position in a global list of top coffee drinkers. Probably one of the most important traits of modern Greek society, coffee...

В Приамурье нашли первую фальшивую двухтысячную купюру

В Амурской области обнаружили первую поддельную двухтысячную купюру. Об этом сообщает региональная прокуратура. Отмечается, что поддельной купюрой неизвестный расплатился за топливо на автозаправке в селе Среднебелая Ивановского района, передает «Интерфакс». В ходе проверки удалось установить,...

Tsipras, Merkel Confer on ‘Macedonia’ Dispute, Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday spoke on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to sources cited by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA), they discussed developments relating to the negotiations on the...

Из Турции в Грецию на надувной лодке сбежали 17 чиновников

Из Турции в Грецию на надувной лодке сбежали 17 чиновников, сообщает РИА «Новости» со ссылкой на СМИ Греции. По данным береговой охраны Греции, на остров Инуссес высадились 17 человек. Позже они запросили политического убежища в стране. Речь...

Ohio Boy Found Shot in School Bathroom

Just days after the U.S. was rocked by another high-school shooting, a young student at a school in Ohio was rushed to hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The 7th-grade student at Jackson Memorial Middle...

Concern Grows Over Measles Epidemic in Greece

The president of the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) Theofilos Rosenberg expressed concern about the measles epidemic in Greece. "The epidemic does not seem to stop as there are populations with insufficient...

Greek Teacher in the U.K. Among 10 Best in the World

Andria Zafirakou who teaches in an ethnically diverse school in northwest London has been shortlisted for the Varkey Foundation’s 2018 Global Teacher Prize. She is among 9 other candidates for the prize that awards $1...

Clean Monday Customs Turn Greece into Giant Party (videos)

    Clean Monday, the day that brings the carnival season to a close was full of celebrations all across Greece, turning the country into one giant party. Aside from traditional carnival parades with floats and thousands...