The Legend of Mouse Island, Corfu

Pontikonisi, also known as "Mouse Island", is a Greek islet located at the entrance of Halkiopoulos lagoon, opposite to the airport area in Corfu. The islet is better-known for hosting the Byzantine chapel of...

Kelly Clarkson Performed at 2018 CMT Music Awards

Kelly Clarkson was on stage and on the red carpet for the 2018 CMT Music Awards, "country music's biggest night". The awards show took place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 6....

Ankara Suspends Migrant Deal with Greece over Turkish Soldiers’ Case

The migrant readmission deal between Ankara and Athens has been suspended, according to reports coming out of Turkey. News agency reports and the pro-government Daily Sabah newspaper carried comments from Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu...

Coming to Melbourne: Festival of Homer 2018

The much awaited Festival of Homer is about to kick off in Melbourne. This 3-day event is taking place from June 15-17 and directed by Humanities 21, with support from the Hellenic Museum. The festival will...

Greek-American Billionaire Makes Sweet Deal

A $17.3-million deal is the latest acquisition being attributed to Greek-American billionaire Dean Metropoulos, as his family firm buys out a New England confectionery business. According to NBC, a Connecticut-based branch of Metropoulos' business put...

Греция завершит приватизацию газовой DEPA в начале 2019 года

Власти Греции определили условия приватизации газовой компании DEPA. Об этом сообщил министр энергетики Греции Йоргос Статакис. «Предусматривается разделение DEPA на две части: на «DEPA инфраструктура», у которой будут все сети страны — Афины, Салоники и...

Greek C-Section Rates Dwarf International Limit

A Greek lawmaker has produced WHO figures which show an alarmingly high number of women here give birth through cesarean section -- well over the internationally recommended amount. Nikos Manios, a lawmaker for the ruling...

Balkan Elite Forces Take Part in Greek Military Drill (photos)

Elite units from three Balkan countries have conducted a joint military exercise with Greek special forces near Athens. Units from Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania joined their Greek counterparts in the exercise Salamis Storm 2018, in...

В Лондоне появились первые в мире терминалы для оплаты выступлений уличных музыкантов

Власти Лондона установили на улицах города терминалы для оплаты работы уличных музыкантов. Аналогов этим аппаратам в мире пока нет. Возможность заплатить понравившемуся исполнителю банковской картой подойдет тем, кто не располагают мелочью, а кидать крупные...

Greece Sizzles in First Heatwave of Season

The first mini heatwave of 2018 is set to hit Greece from Thursday with temperatures soaring to 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in some central parts of the country. Meteorologists say that the heatwave will...