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Tsipras: 'A Day to Honor the Thousands of Citizens That Resisted the Dictatorship'

The 43rd anniversary since democracy was restored in Greece coincides with the final restoration of economic stability and the recovery of the country, Prime...

“Tsipras Told Me Only a Government of National Unity or a Dictatorship Can Save Greece,” Claims Former House Speaker

Greece’s former house speaker Zoe Konstantopoulou posted an article on her website titled “Who’s Afraid of the Truth” that deserves to be read and...

Greek March Marks 1973 Student Uprising Against Dictatorship

Greeks took to the streets by the tens of thousands on Nov. 17 to commemorate the 39th anniversary of a deadly student revolt against...

45 Years Since Dictatorship Haunted Greece

It’s been 45 years since the morning of April 21, 1967, when a group of former officers decided to “save” Greece by enforcing a...

Yannis Tsarouchis: The Voice of Modern Greek Art

Yannis Tsarouchis was one of the most prominent figures of Greek art.

Georgios Plionis: The Legendary Greek Pilot Who Fought in Two Wars

Georgios Plionis, the legendary Greek pilot who flew in 167 successful missions in World War II and Korea, passed away at age 101

Karamanlis: The Leader Who Dominated Post-World War II Greece

Karamanlis, who passed away on April 23, 1998 at the age of 91, was the man chosen to pull Greece out of 7 years of a dictatorship in 1974.

A CIA Officer’s Daughter Remembers the 1967 Greek Coup

By Leslie Absher Just prior to the 1967 Greek coup, fifty-five years ago, I arrived in Athens with my mother and CIA father. He was...

April 21, 1967: Military Junta Places Greece in Shackles

On April 21st, 1967, Greece woke up with a military junta taking over power and putting the country in shackles for seven years

Exarcheia: Most Misunderstood Neighborhood in Athens

Often referred to as the anarchist neighbourhood of Athens, there is much more to Exarcheia than immediately meets the eye.