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American Engineers to Pay Tribute to Antikythera Mechanism in Athens

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ΑSME) will pay tribute to the world famous ancient artifact known as the Antikythera Mechanism, in recognition of...

Giant, Highly Toxic Lagocephalus Fish Caught off Crete

A huge toxic fish, known as "Lagocephalus" or the Silver-cheeked toadfish, was caught by fishermen near Ierapetra, southern Crete on Thursday. The fishermen say that...

Train Hits Bus in Athens; No Casualties Reported

An Athens suburban train, also known as Proastiakos, collided with a bus full of passengers early Friday morning at the Liosia neighborhood of the...

EU Leaders Talk Tough But Fall Short of Adopting Sanctions Against Turkey

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday condemned Turkey's illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean, but fell short of adopting...

Greek Artist Sings for Parthenon Marbles’ Return in British Museum Protest

London-based Greek singer and songwriter Hellena performed her latest composition, “The Parthenon Marbles – Bring Them Back” in a protest at the British Museum...

Has Lindsay Lohan Abandoned Her Mykonos Beach Club?

Photos emerged on Wednesday of Lindsay Lohan‘s beach club in Mykonos showing the luxury waterside spot is looking a little worse for wear, as...

Greek Hospital Launches Lung Transplant Program

The Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center has now been licensed by the Greek Health Ministry to perform lung transplants, in collaboration with the Attikon University...

Piraeus Bank Issues First Bond Since 2008, Raising 400 Million Euros

Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest lender, secured a major capital boost on Wednesday, raising 400 million euros through the issuance of a bond. The interest rate...

Greece, Cyprus Press for Tough EU Stance as Turkey Launches Second Drillship

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras (L) and Cypriot PM Nicos Anastasiades Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades are expected to raise the...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Arrives in the US For Enthronement (video)

Archbishop Elpidophoros received an enthusiastic welcome upon his arrival in the United States on Wednesday as hundreds of Greek Orthodox faithful gathered at John...