September 18, 1834: Athens Becomes the Capital of Greece

When Athens was officially declared the capital of the newly established Greek State on September 18, 1834, it was a small village of 7,000...
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“The Greek” : The Story of the One Armed Boxer (Full Documentary)

This is a teaser excerpt from our upcoming documentary “The Greek” that follows one armed professional boxer Vaggelis Chatzis.

96 Years Since the Catastrophe of Smyrna (Photos and Video)

Today marks 96 years since the Catastrophe of Smyrna, modern-day Izmir in the Turkish coast on the Aegean sea. It was a cataclysmic event of...

Anna Korakaki Wins Air Pistol World Championship in South Korea

Olympic gold medalist Anna Korakaki is world champion in the 10 m air pistol after winning the World Shooting Championship held in Changchun, South Korea,...

8 Great Benefactors Who Shaped Modern Greece

From Aristotle to Theodoros Kolokotronis and from Alexander the Great to Ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek history has focused mainly on the emblematic ancient figures and...

Hippocrates on Obesity and the Sedentary Life

Hippocrate of Kos (c. 460 – c. 370 BC), also known as Hippocrates II, was a physician of Greece's Classical era who is considered to be...

U.S. Marks 9/11 Anniversary; Greek-Americans Remember Those Who Lost Their Lives

Americans are commemorating Sept. 11 with somber tributes and a new monument to the victims 17 years on from the horrific events. Thousands of Sept....

Greece World Champion in Tax Hikes in 2015-2016, OECD Report says

Greece recorded the largest increase in taxes worldwide in the 2015-2016 period, a new Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report says. The report...