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Greek Scientists Say Alexander the Great Died of Pancreatic Necrosis

Alexander the Great died of pancreatic necrosis, not from any other disease previously speculated about, such as malaria or pneumonia, according to the results...

Who Was the Mystery Woman Who Broke the Female Ban on Mount Athos?

This 1903 photograph of a woman on Mount Athos, which was published in a Greek newspaper at that time, still remains a mystery, with some...

Will Greece Finally Enforce Its Anti-Smoking Laws Now?

A majority of Greek lawmakers on Tuesday voted in favor of the new anti-smoking bill - the third such legislation passed in Greece in...

Greek-Australian Paspaley Family Celebrates One Century as the “Kings of Pearls”

This year, Australia's luxury pearl brand Paspaley celebrates a century since its founder, Theodosis Paspaley, landed on Australian shores and began building the country's...

Greeks Increasingly Turning to Cemeteries to Memorialize Beloved Pets

The death of a pet or a domestic animal which its owner has loved for many years is, for many, an extremely painful experience....

The Day the Nazi Occupation Army Left Athens (videos)

It was a sunny autumn day when the bells in the churches of Athens started ringing joyously and the citizens rushed out on the...

When the Turks Invaded Mykonos

It was October 11, 1822, in the second year of Greece's War of Independence, when the Ottomans, attempting to invade the island of Mykonos, were...

Why is the Right to Vote for Diaspora Greeks So Controversial?

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is to meet with party leaders on Friday for crucial discussions on the right of Greeks living abroad to vote...

Greece’s Historical Ermis Cafe, in Operation on Lesvos Since 1800

"Ermis," the oldest cafe in Greece, which has been in operation since the year 1800 in Mytilene, the capital of Lesvos Island, has recently...

What Might Turkish Offensive in Syria Mean for Greece?

The agreement between the United States and Turkey allowing the Turkish Army to advance in northern Syria and create a safety zone to supposedly...