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Greece Records Rise in Cruise Visitors for 2018

The Greek sea cruise industry recorded a 3.5 percent increase in passenger traffic in 2018, while the number of ship arrivals stayed roughly the...

Turkey’s Erdogan Threatens to “Throw Greeks Into the Sea” (video)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continued his recent spate of hostile rhetoric against the Greek people by threatening to throw them into the sea....

Hagia Sophia Dancer Causes Outrage in Turkey (video)

A video of a ballerina doing a split inside Istanbul’s historic Hagia Sophia Museum on Saturday has caused widespread outrage in nationalist and Islamist...

Anarchists Throw Paint at U.S. Embassy in Athens

A group of anarchists belonging to the infamous Rouvikonas group threw bottles containing red paint at the U.S. Embassy in the center of Athens...

Three Dead in Greece After Downpour Turns Creek Into Torrent

Greece's fire service discovered on Sunday the bodies of two men who had been missing since a downpour on Thursday. The bodies of both...

Greek Community Marks Epiphany in Japan

Members of the Greek community in Japan celebrated Epiphany at a beach in the southern prefecture of Okinawa on Sunday. GreeceJapan.com reports that the liturgy...

Dozens Mark Epiphany by Diving into Constantinople’s Waters (video)

Dozens of Orthodox men dove into Istanbul’s cold waters to retrieve a cross to mark the baptism of Jesus Christ. On Sunday, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew...

Breathtaking Drone Video of Snow-Covered Meteora

The sandstone peaks and monasteries of Meteora in central Greece were blanketed by snow on Friday morning, creating a rare and stunning spectacle. Meteora is...

Rare White-Out as Corfu is Covered in Blanket of Snow (video)

The Greek island of Corfu was covered in snow on Friday as the "Sophia" weather system continues to keep the nation in its grip,...

Man Jumps from Acropolis in Suspected Suicide

A man died on Friday after falling from the archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens. The incident occurred at about 15:15 local time, when...