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US Senate Resolution Emphasizes Greece’s Geostrategic Significance

The U.S. Senate has released a resolution on the occasion of the 198th anniversary of Greek Independence. Signed by 27 Senators, the resolution emphasizes...

Daylight Savings Time Changes Next Sunday in Greece

Next Sunday, March 31st, clocks in Greece will turn one hour ahead for daylight savings time. At 3 a.m., clocks will be set at...

Anna Korakaki Wins Silver Medal in European Shooting Championship

Greek champion in shooting Anna Korakaki won her first medal in the level of women by winning the silver in the 10-meter air pistol...

Historic Asteras Vouliagmenis Resort Re-Opens March 29

Asteras Vouliagmenis, the emblematic resort of the Athens Riviera, re-opens on March 29 as Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens to revive its glory...

Uproar in Greece over the Arrest of a 90-Year-Old Woman

The arrest of a 90-year-old woman in Thessaloniki on Thursday for selling handmade knit woolen shoes without a license has generated uproar in Greek...

Greek American Michael Kratsios Nominated as White House Chief Technology Officer

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Greek-American Michael Kratsios as Chief Technology Officer of the United States, according to a Bloomberg report. Kratsios, a...

A Greek Newspaper Struggles to Survive in Istanbul

The story of the Apoyevmatini newspaper in Istanbul mirrors to a great extent the story of the Greek community in the city: Once abundant...

The Greek-Australian “King of Coffee”

John Lazarou, the son of Greek immigrants, worked long and hard to realize his dream in Australia. His efforts and persistence paid off handsomely,...

Gossip as a Powerful Tool for the Powerless in Ancient Greece

In Aristophanes' comedy The Frogs, a nosy slave listens to his master's conversations and spreads them around town, resulting in his master's horrible misfortunes. The Aristophanes...

Teodor Currentzis, The Greek Conductor Who Took Russia and Europe by Storm

Teodor Currentzis has been dubbed the "rebel of classical music," "the bad boy of classical music, and even a "hellraiser." These are all descriptions...