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EU: Greece Plays Important Role in Independence from Russian Gas

Greece will play a significant role in developing independence from Russian fuel in Southeastern Europe, which currently relies heavily on fuel from the country, according to the European Commission. Infrastructure for transit and imports that is currently under construction in...

Suspected Case of Monkeypox Found in Greece

A British tourist in Greece is suspected to have the first case of monkeypox in the country. The rare infection has been spreading throughout Europe and the Americas since it was first diagnosed in the UK in May. The 29-year-old...

Your Ultimate 2022 Summer Guide to Greek Island Hopping

There is plenty for everyone. Here is your definitive guide to enjoying and getting to know the islands of Greece for the summer of 2021.

Greece: Turkish Jets Overflight at Alexandroupolis an “Unprecedented Violation”

Greece strongly condemned the overflight of two Turkish fighter jets near Alexandroupoli on Friday, calling the incident an “unprecedented violation of national sovereignty.” The jets flew into Greek airspace within 2.5 nautical miles of the northeastern city. “This action is a...

Sweden Returns Stolen Ancient Sealing Ring to Greece

Sweden has returned a gold sealing ring from Mycenaean times, depicting a pair of sphinxes, to Greece, thereby piling on the pressure on the UK and British Museum to return the Parthenon Marbles. The handover by the Nobel Foundation took...

How the Battle of Crete Changed the Course of World War II

The Battle of Crete will remain forever in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II

Greek Composer Vangelis Papathanasiou Passes Away

World renowned Greek composer Vangelis Papathanasiou, known professionally simply as Vangelis, passed away at 79, according to an announcement made on Thursday. The composer, who won an Oscar award for composing the score for the film Chariots of Fire (1981),...

Robert De Niro Set to Film “Tin Soldier” in Greece

Robert De Niro will soon be in Greece, as the Tin Soldier, a major motion picture featuring the Hollywood star will be shot in the northern Greek region of Drama starting in late May. De Niro, Jamie Foxx, Scott Eastwood,...

The Greek Genocide and Extermination of Pontic Greeks

The Greek genocide and the Pontic genocide instigated by the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish national movement is a dark moment for Greece

Greece, UK Agree to Hold Formal Talks on the Parthenon Marbles

Greece and the UK have agreed to hold talks on the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, UNESCO announced. A report from the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Delivers Historic Address to U.S. Congress

On Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis delivered a historic address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress, the first ever by a Greek leader. Senators and Representatives offered multiple standing ovations for a speech that had it all:...

Greek Opposition Leader Tsipras Re-elected as SYRIZA Chief

Greek opposition leader Alexis Tsipras renewed his mandate as SYRIZA leader after an inner-party ballot on Sunday and expressed confidence that his party will win the next national election. It was the first time the leader of SYRIZA was directly...

Greece Second in the World in Number of Blue Flag Beaches

A total of 581 beaches in Greece were awarded the prestigious Blue Flag award for 2022, putting the country in second place among 49 countries, according to data released on Monday by the Greek section of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). The Halkidiki...

Ancient Greek Amphoras Discovered as Ukraine Soldiers Dig Trenches

Ancient Greek amphoras were among artifacts discovered last week in Odessa, Ukraine by soldiers while "digging defenses" to protect the city from Russian attacks. Soldiers from the Ukrainian 126th Territorial Defense brigade who found the artifacts wrote on Facebook that...

Greece – USA Ties “Stronger than Ever,” Biden and Mitsotakis Affirm

President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis affirmed that the U.S. - Greece relationship is "stronger than ever" during the meeting of the two leaders at the White House on Monday. Biden congratulated Mitsotakis on 201 years of Greek...