Greek Military Building DNA Database to ID Fallen WWII Troops

Greece's military is setting up a DNA database to help identify the remains of Greek WWII soldiers who died and were buried in Albania. The Hellenic National Defence General Staff announced on Wednesday the establishment...

Romantic Couples Eye Greece for Valentine’s Day

Two Greek cities have made it onto a list of the most-affordable destinations for romantic trips -- coming in handy as St. Valentine's Day gets closer. According to a survey by the travel website Hoppa, Chania...

На Кипре появится космический центр имени Эратосфена

Кипрский технологический университет приступает к созданию на Кипре Исследовательского центра Эратосфена. Ключевая роль в подготовке к открытию передана ученому из NASA Винсенту Амбросии, которого поприветствовали в университете на прошлой неделе. Новый объект будет носить имя Эратосфена –...

Turkey Hopeful of Visa-Free EU Travel in 2018

Turkish state media reported on Wednesday that Ankara submitted final files to the EU to obtain visa-free travel for Turkish citizens to the Schengen zone, including Greece. The official Anadolu news agency in Ankara reported...

New Dictionary Reveals Common Words in Turkish, Greek-Cypriot Dialects

Although Turkish and Greek Cypriots remain divided by language, a new 3,500-entry dictionary launched this week promises to uncover common words and phrases shared by the island’s two communities. Backed by the Cypriot government, the...

Swedish Actor Rejected for Greek IKEA Ad for being Black

Swedish actor Fernando was told that he couldn't be in an IKEA advertisement for the Greek market because he is black, according to Swedish news website The Local. Fernando said he was saddened after he...

Россияне назвали лучшие авто 

Агентство «Автостат» провело опрос об «удовлетворенности» российских автовладельцев своими машинами. Исследование, в котором приняли участие три тысячи респондентов-автомобилистов, проводилось в ноябре минувшего года и учитывало такие критерии, как внешний вид машины, качество ее сборки, ее надежность, управляемость, функциональность, эргономичность и другие. Согласно его результатам, самыми «удовлетворенным»...

Greek Islands Dominate 2018 European Travel Bookings

  This year, Greece has had no less than four islands chosen by travelers as their intended destination for summer 2018. According to an analysis by Check 24, the most popular German platform dedicated to travel...

Ouzo: Delicious, Healthy and So Greek

When Greeks say "Let's go for a little ouzo", this is not only a social invitation but also a culinary pleasure that is rarely turned down. Ouzo conjures many images but the most common one...

UN Concerned Over Failure to Clear Cyprus’ Minefields

The UN has said it remains ready to help the two sides in Cyprus develop a roadmap to creating a mine-free island, should there be the political will to do so. UN spokesperson in Cyprus,...