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Greek Terrorist Koufontinas Continues Hunger Strike as Health Deteriorates

The health of Greek convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufontinas has swiftly deteriorated lately, it was made public on Saturday evening.

Greece Records 36 New Coronavirus Deaths as Lockdown Remains in Place

Greece recorded a total of 1,269 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday and 36 new deaths, according to the nation's authorities.

Government Spokesman Resigns Less Than 2 Months into Job

Government spokesman and Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister Christos Tarantilis resigned his post on Sunday in a letter to Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

The Day When Greeks Defied the Nazis to Attend Great Poet Palamas’ Funeral

On a day like this on February 28 1943, Athens was mourning one of the nation's greatest poets: Kostis Palamas had died the day before.

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Gets $2.4 Million Gift from Athens

The Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (HCHC) has recently received a gift of two million euros ($2,388,000) from Greece.

Top DJ Charlotte de Witte Performs at Ancient Messene

Charlotte de Witte played the set of her life on Thursday after she performed her famed techno beats at Ancient Messene in Greece.

The Oldest Photograph Ever to Be Taken of the Acropolis

French photographer and draughtsman Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey took the first-ever photograph of the Acropolis of Athens in 1842.

Spectacular Modern Greek House Nominated for EU Award

The "Lap Pool House," a modern house built on a slope of the Cycladic island of Tinos, is nominated for an EU award for Architecture.

Was Greek Philosopher Diogenes the Cynic the First Anarchist?

Greek philosopher Diogenes could have been the first anarchist, or the first satirist, or the first naturalist -- depending on the reader's point of view.

Cyprus’ Entry in Eurovision Song Contest Sparks Controversy

The entry of Cyprus for the 2021 Eurovision song contest has sparked wide controversy among ultra-conservative Christian groups on the Mediterranean island.

Coronavirus: Greece Surpasses 850,000 Vaccinations, 1630 New Cases Saturday

Greece has now surpassed 850,000 Coronavirus vaccinations, while another 50 vaccination centers will be added to the current 750.

UK 2021 Holiday Bookings for Greece Rise By Astonishing 96%

The holiday bookings of British nationals to Greece for 2021 have risen recently by a stunning 96 percent, travel agency Skyscanner has confirmed.

Attica’s Tiny Islet That Has Its Own Natural Pool

A tiny islet off the coast of Attica near the Kaki Thalassa area has such a shape that it gives the impression it features a swimming pool.

Greek Astronomer Confirms Einstein with his Black Hole Study

The first image of a black hole, captured in 2019 by Greek astronomer Dimitrios Psaltis, has revealed more support for Einstein's theory of general relativity.

Trachanas: Greece’s Healthy Comfort Food Will Warm You Up

Trachanas is a staple Greek recipe ready in minutes, filling, and full of vitamins. However, the process of making it actually takes months.