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Ancient Greeks Used Dangerous Cosmetics in Eternal Search for Beauty

The Greek word "kosmetika" is the root of the English word ‘cosmetics.’ The word also meant any product that protected the hair and face.

Greek-American Paul Alivisatos Named University of Chicago President

Prominent Greek-American chemist and University of Chicago alumnus Paul Alivisatos was named the 14th president of the University of Chicago.

Greece, USA Participate in Joint Naval Exercises in Arabian Gulf

Greek and U.S. Coast Guard and naval forces conducted joint exercises in the Arabian Gulf in one of the most strategically-important areas of the world.

Leadership 100 Conference Pays Tribute to Greek Bicentennial

The 30th Annual Leadership 100 Conference, held virtually, which ran from February 17-19, 2021, concluded with a resounding musical program last Friday.

Turkey Reiterates Right to Defend “Blue Homeland”

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar declared that his country is determined to defend its rights to the “Blue Homeland,” referring to the Aegean

Coronavirus Vaccine Certificate “By Summer” EU Leaders Decide

Thursday's coronavirus summit resulted in a surprisingly swift decision to issue vaccine certificates to ease travel by the Summer of 2021.

When Will Americans Be Allowed to Travel to Greece This Year?

Americans have been a major part of summer tourism in Greece. Although they may not make up the largest contingent of visitors, they spend more.

German Embassy Celebrates Bicentennial of Greek War of Independence

The German Embassy in Athens will begin its year-long commemoration of the Greek War of Independence with a celebration of 21 German philhellenes.

Growing Up Black in Greece: A Diplomat’s Daughter Recalls

Growing up black in Greece? Patricia Kumbakisaka, 31, one of Canada’s most accomplished young black women, has done it. Here she describes her life in Greece.

President Anastasiades Welcomes New Cyprus Peace Talks

Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades on Thursday hailed the United Nations bid to resume peace talks over his divided island.