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Elgin’s Descendant Claims Parthenon Marbles Were a Gift

The Parthenon Marbles were not stolen but were given by an Ottoman Sultan to Lord Elgin, claims a descendant of the man who took...

10-Man PAOK Extend Lead in Greek Superleague

Leaders PAOK extended their lead in the Greek Superleague to 6 points after second-placed Atromitos failed to win against lowly Apollon Smirnis on Saturday. On...

Trikala Claims Highest Christmas Tree in Greece

The town of Trikala, in Thessaly, central Greece, has laid claim to the tallest natural Christmas tree this year in Greece. The fir tree grew...

Athenians Get Into the Christmas Spirit

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), south of Athens, was transformed into a glittering Christmas destination for both children and adults over the...

Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” Scoops Awards at British Independent Film Awards

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos won Best Director for his film "The Favourite", which scooped a record ten honors at the 21st annual British Independent...

When George H.W. Bush Visited Greece

George H.W. Bush, who as the 41st president shepherded the US through a turbulent period in global relations that included the breakup of the...

1925 “Morality Police” Tried to Control Length of Women’s Skirts

As hard as it is to believe today, there once were "Morality Police" in Greece tasked with measuring the length of women's skirts. Under...

Cyprus Protests Turkey’s Airspace Violations to UN

Cyprus officially lodged a complaint on Thursday at the United Nations about Turkey’s continuing violations of its national airspace and territorial waters. The complaint...

Ring of Pontius Pilate Found in Spectacular Bethlehem Discovery

A 2,000-year-old ring that was unearthed 50 years ago near Bethlehem may very likely have been worn by the man who was the Roman...

Defeats for Olympiacos, PAOK in Europa League (video)

The two Greek representatives in the Europa League group stage, Olympiacos and PAOK, lost away from home to Real Betis and Chelsea respectively on...