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Sizzling “Tsiknopempti” Customs Across Greece

Even though Greeks consume a lot of meat, this Thursday millions will follow the custom of Tsiknopempti and eat even more. Enough, tradition says,...

Archbishop Ieronymos: The Role of the Church is Not to Organize Rallies

"The role of the Church is not to organize rallies... It's role is not related to the role of political parties," Archbishop of Athens...

Greek Parents More Addicted to Social Media than their Children

Greek parents spend more time on social media than their children, a new study by the Greek Internet Security Center says. The study results were...

Greek Lawmakers Get First Look at Medical Cannabis Bill

Plans to legalize the growing of cannabis for medical use were submitted to Greece's parliament on Wednesday. Athens is fast-tracking the legislation after ministers attended...

Greek Footballers Win Hearts of Turkish Neighbors

A Greek football side from the island of Lesvos were winners both on and off the pitch in a recent game against a neighboring...

European Report Claims Greek Economy Will Grow 2.5 pct

The Greek economy is expected to grow by 2.5 percent this year and in 2019, the European Commission said in its economic outlook estimates...

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...

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...

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...

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...