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Greek Children Among the Most Overweight in Europe

File photo Greek children are among the most overweight in Europe because of their poor eating habits. One in two adults over 60 years of...

FYROM Parliament Debates Name Change

FYROM PM Zoran Zaev. Photo: AMNA The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Sunday moved closer to changing the country's name to The Republic...

Albanian PM Says Greeks and Albanians Have Deep Ties

Albanian PM Edi Rama (third from left). Photo AMNA Relations between Greece and Albania are "historical and traditional", said Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on...

Archdiocese to Resume Construction of Church Destroyed on Sept. 11th

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America released a statement on Sunday saying that it has resumed construction of Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and...

How Kourabiedes and Melomakarona Got their Names

Melomakarona and kourabiedes are two words which, for Greek people, embody Christmas itself. They bring to mind the sweetness of the holiday season, both...

December 1st 1913: Crete Unites with Greece (video)

On November 1st, 1913, Sultan Mehmed the 5th resigned from every right of domination over the Great Ocean. Exactly one month later, Crete was...

Greece Has Highest Unemployment in the EU

Although unemployment in Greece dropped from 19 percent in July to 18.9 percent in August, it remains the country with the highest unemployment rate...

Every Night There Is War in the Aegean, Says Greece’s Navy Chief

"Every night there is war going on in the Aegean," said Hellenic Navy Commander in Chief Admiral Nikos Tsounis on Friday. The Navy chief spoke...

Crisis-Stricken Greeks Must Pay 5.5 Billion Euros in Taxes

As of next Monday, 4.3 million Greek taxpayers will have a 5.5 billion euro tax bill that is due and payable to the State by the year's...

Northern Greek Schools Occupied in Protest Against FYROM Name Deal

Photo: OnLarissa Over one in three schools in Central Macedonia are currently being occupied by students protesting the recent Prespa Agreement made between Greece and...