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Greek Frigate Sails to the Red Sea to Aid EU Mission

Greek frigate Hydra sailed toward the Red Sea on Monday after Greece assumed command of the EU’s maritime security operation which would aim to prevent attacks against ships and ensure freedom of navigation. Minister of National Defense, Nikos Dendias, emphasized...

Ancient Eleutherna on Crete Reveals Story of the Dawn of Greek Civilization

Ancient Eleutherna, located on the northwest foot of Mount Ida on Crete, has been revealing archaeological treasures from the dawn of Greek civilization. At 380 meters above sea level, south of the city of Rethymnon, Eleutherna, also called "Apollonia" at...

The ‘Switzerland of Greece’: Majestic Lake Doxa

Lake Doxa, which is located in the lesser-known corner of Corinthia, Peloponnese, is a place of astounding beauty that has been dubbed "the Switzerland of Greece." It is located at the Feneos Valley; a large, triangular-shaped valley that borders with...

Stunning Mosaics Using Expired Pills Created by Greek Doctor

Eleni Ioannidou, a doctor at the Rethymno Hospital, has been creating lately impressive mosaics using just expired pills.

Could Athens Become Sister-City of Adelaide, “the Athens of the South?”

The prospects of a sister-city relationship between Adelaide and Athens, spearheaded by several prominent Greek-Australians, has recently been in the spotlight and received the green light approval in May 2023 by the Adelaide City Council. By Steve Bakalis Famously known as...

Calamos Investments Launches Alternative Nasdaq & Bond ETF

Calamos Investments rolled out an actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) on Tuesday that combines options-based exposure across Nasdaq-100 stocks, coupled with diversified fixed-income holdings. The Calamos Alternative Nasdaq & Bond ETF (CANQ), which essentially seeks to deliver risk-managed equity exposure...

The American Who ‘Captured’ the Acropolis in 1870

William J. Stillman an American journalist, diplomat, author, historian, and photographer captured the magic of the Acropolis in 1870 in a series of carbon prints. He was among the first to photograph this symbol of Western civilization. Relatively unknown in Greece,...

NATO Launches Its Largest Defense Drills Since Cold War

  More than 90,000 troops from the US, all thirty-one NATO nations, and Sweden are set to take part in the military organization's largest defense drills since the Cold War. The US Navy dock landing ship Gunston Hall left port on...

Underwater Eruption Discovered at Santorini Volcano

A previously unknown underwater volcano eruption off Santorini, six times larger and 520,000 years older than the Minoan eruption, has been discovered by an international scientific team. A professor from the University of Athens was also on the team. The...

Decoding Hidden Meanings of Ancient Greek Alphabet Letters

According to the Greek Alphabet Code, letters of the Ancient Greek Alphabet reach out to our present times modified or “deformed”, compared to their original form, but they continue to “carry” meanings. Dr Theologos Simaioforos* decoded these meanings, revealing the Grandeur of...

Sophia, the First Robot With a Passport Comes to Greece

Sophia, one of the world's most advanced humanoid robots, whose name means 'wisdom' in Greek, is set to visit the Greek city of Nafpaktos to attend a panel titled artificial intelligence and ethics. In October 2017, Sophia was granted Saudi...

Greece Sees Huge Increase in Renewable Energy Applications

Greece's ambitious 2030 renewable energy target of 23.5 GW has led to an enormous increase in projects being applied for in the country. Greece's Renewable Energy Landscape According to Greek energy news portal, Energypress, applications submitted to power grid operator IPTO...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Ties Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for Highest Score

Greek basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo is now on par with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for scoring 45-plus points in 18 career games for the Milwaukee Bucks. The Milwaukee Bucks 'Greek Freak' scored 48 points with 17 rebounds in the 112-108 loss against...

Greece Tops List of Most Googled Countries to Travel

Greece has topped the Conde Nast Traveler list of most Googled countries to travel in 2023, along with Rhodes topping the most-searched island list. Greece Tops List of Most Googled Countries 2023 Google annually publishes its 'year in search' data, a...

Greece’s Government Announces Changes in Four Ministries

Leadership changes have been made in four ministries of the government of Greece after a decision by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Government of Greece Announcement on New Personnel The Greek government announced today on Wednesday, January 3rd that there has been...