Europe

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.

Greek Sitcom Captivates Diaspora in Germany

A Greek sitcom called ''Familie Foukara'' that was created by Greek actors and actresses who live in Germany has a new TV series airing on Youtube. 

EU Leaders Mull Coronavirus Vaccine Certificates In Bid to Boost Travel

EU leaders have agreed to discuss the possible issuance of vaccine certificates to help restart travel when they meet on Thursday.

Greece to Manufacture New Border Surveillance Drones

A new border surveillance drone, which represents the next generation of unmanned surveillance aircraft, will be manufactured by a Greek firm.

Greek Student in Italy Seriously Injured After Stabbing by Ex-Boyfriend

A Greek student in the Italian city of Turin has sustained serious injuries after her former boyfriend stabbed her in the neck and chest.

Vienna’s “Little Greece” and the First Greek Newspaper

The Greeks’ large-scale migration to the seat of Hapsburg power followed the wars between the Austrian and Ottoman Empires

Former British Museum Trustee Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Noted British sculptor and former Trustee of the British Museum Sir Antony Gormley came out for the return of the Parthenon Marbles on Wednesday, saying "I would be happy to return them." In an interview with the magazine British Archaeology,...

Greece in Talks with the UK to Create Tourism Corridor

Soon, vaccinated British citizens may be able to travel to Greece without any restrictions whatsoever, according to Greek Minister of Tourism Haris Theoharis. Greece has entered into preliminary discussions with the UK regarding tourism, Theoharis stated, and may allow vaccinated...

Moderna to Send 300 Million More Vaccine Doses to EU in 2021, 2022

The European Commission announced today that it has reached an agreement with Moderna to supply an additional 150 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine this year, almost doubling the number of doses it has secured for 2021 from the...

Pfizer to Send 200 Million Additional Doses of Vaccine to EU

Pfizer and BioNTech have agreed to supply an additional 200 million doses of their coronavirus vaccine to the European Union, the companies announced on Wednesday. This massive shipment will be sent in addition to the 300 million doses the pharmaceutical...

Secretary of State Blinken Blames PKK for Deaths of Turkish Hostages

In a quick turnaround of diplomacy, the new US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, acknowledged late on Monday that the Kurdish separatist group PKK was indeed responsible for the recent killings of 13 Turkish nationals in a cave in...

Rolls-Royce Names Panos Kakoullis New CFO

British aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce will name Panos Kakoullis as its new CFO, Reuters reported on Monday. Kakoullis will start in his new role on May 3. The company hopes that the Greek-British Kakoullis, former head of audit and assurance...

Prince Charles Invited to Greece to Celebrate Bicentennial of Independence

According to a royal source speaking to ITV, Prince Charles is "keen" on attending the bicentennial of Greece's War of Independence in the country. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis invited Charles, Prince of Wales, to attend the parade honoring the...

Travel Giant Says Greek Vacations Could Resume in April

The summer vacation season is looking up for Greece, it appears, as travel giant TUI says that advance bookings for Greek vacations have performed well despite the current travel restrictions. In fact, Greece might see the first UK holidaymakers as...

Fashion Designer Pierre Cardin Passes Away at Age 98

French-Italian fashion designer Pierre Cardin passed away on Tuesday at the age of 98. Known for his revolutionary styles which did away with the bulky silhouettes of the 1950s, his designs were worn by the likes of the Beatles...