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Greece’s Kalamata Remembers Deadly 1986 Earthquake (Photos, Video)

Residents of Greece's Kalamata on Thursday marked the 32nd anniversary of the deadly earthquake that flattened parts of the city and claimed the lives...

What an Ancient Greek Wrestler Taught Us About Building Strength

Nearly 2,500 years ago, a Greek man, Milo of Croton, a man of incredible strength and athleticism, taught us the three basic principles of building...

Acropolis Museum Hosts Magnificent Artifacts from Beijing’s Forbidden City (photos)

Rarely seen artifacts outside China are on display at the Acropolis Museum in Athens in an exhibition celebrating Chinese culture and history. The exhibits, including...

Dramatic Moment Landslide Hits Famous Greek Beach Captured on Video

A tourist was injured on Thursday following a landslide at the world-renowned beach of Navagio in the Greek island of Zakynthos. He was transferred to...

Greek Court Sentences 8 for Smuggling 1.5 Tons of Cannabis into Italy

A criminal court in Piraeus has found eight people guilty of involvement in a drug operation last April that smuggled nearly 1.5 tons of...

Flashback to the First Reported Hijacking in Greece (Video)

During the Civil War, on September 12th 1948, the first reported hijacking in Greece occurred when 6 pro-communist students, who wanted passage to Yugoslavia,...

EC President Juncker Praises Greece’s ‘Herculean Efforts’

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has praised Greece's "Herculean efforts" during his annual state of the union address to the European Parliament on Wednesday. Juncker stated that...

Pulitzer Laureate Jeffrey Eugenides in Athens for 2018 World Book Capital

Pulitzer Laureate, Jeffrey Eugenides, an American of Greek descent, is visiting Athens to participate in panel discussions at the Athens 2018 World Book Capital. Eugenides...

Here Are 13 Essential Tips on How to Drive (Safely) in Greece

While Greeks may have a bad reputation as drivers, recent statistics show that things are gradually improving. The facts: Although the country still has one of...

Hollywood Actor James Franco Spotted Enjoying a Break on Mykonos (Video)

Hollywood actor James Franco was spotted cooling down with girlfriend Isabel Pakzad on a beach on the Cycladic island of Mykonos The 40-year-old, who has been...