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Movie on Homer’s Odyssey Starring Ralph Fiennes Shot in Greece

An epic movie based on Homer's ancient Greek classic, 'The Odyssey' is in a post-production phase after it wrapped up filming on the Ionian island of Corfu in the spring. Starring Ralph Fiennes as Odysseus and Juliette Binoche as his...

Spyware Discovered on the Phones of European Parliament Members

The European Parliament said on Wednesday it found traces of spyware on the phones of elected politicians and staff on its defense subcommittee. Members and staff in the chamber's subcommittee on security and defense (SEDE) have had their phones hit...

Hermes, the God of Thieves in Ancient Greece

In Greek mythology, Hermes is considered the messenger God, in charge of protecting travelers, thieves, and guide the souls to the Hades

First Case of Down Syndrome Found in Ancient Greece

The first confirmed case of Down syndrome in Ancient Greece was found on the island of Aegina, according to research published in the journal Nature Communications. DNA analysis on the skeleton of a girl aged 12-16 months, who lived in...

What Did India Learn From the Ancient Greeks?

The interaction of the two great ancient civilizations of Greece and India began with the invasion of Alexander the Great in 326 BC.

Globe-trotting Greek Photographer in Athens Exhibition

The free entry exhibition of awarded Greek travel photographer Athanasios Maloukos has entered its final week on show at Technopolis in Athens under the auspices of the Embassy of Mexico and the Consulate of the Ivory Coast. The showcase, titled...

Greece Is India’s Gateway to the EU, Mitsotakis Says in New Delhi

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis highlighted the importance of Greece in India's efforts to get closer to the EU during his meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday. He emphasized that thanks to the India-Middle East-Europe...

Greek-Australian Singer VASSY Wins Prestigious Award, Releases New LP

Greek-Australian singer Vassy Karagiorgos, better known by her stage name VASSY, recently won the Song Writers Platinum Plaque from the US National Music Publishers’ Association for her 2014 hit "Bad." "I have received other Plaques before, but getting this Gem...

Shadow Economy in Greece is Shrinking, IMF Says

The shadow economy in Greece fell to 16 percent of GDP in 2021 according to the latest report by researchers at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The report titled "Recent Trends of Informality in Greece: Evidence from Subnational Data" notes...

Summit of Experts in Athens to Delve Into Generative AI

A generative AI summit will be held in Athens, Greece between February 29th and March 2nd with the participation of dozens of experts from around the world. The summit, which will be held at Eugenides Foundation, will delve into AI’s...

The Greek Architects of Italy’s Renaissance

Throughout history, many Greek scholars became the unsung heroes of the Renaissance, the period that linked ancient wisdom with a new modern era of scientific knowledge. The Renaissance emerged in European history as an opportunity of enlightenment, shining a new...

Greek Olympians Sworn in as Military Officers in Grand Ceremony

A host of Greek Olympians, including multi-medal winning athletes Eleftherios Petrounias and Miltos Tentoglou, have been sworn in as military officers at a ceremony involving the Minister of National Defense Nikos Dendias. Which Greek Olympians were honored and sworn in...

Drone Footage Reveals What Saudi Arabia’s Line Giga-Project Looks Like

The Line, Saudi Arabia's 170-kilometer-long (105 miles) mega mirror city being constructed in the desert in Neom, is progressing. It is just one of a suite of giga-projects, either completed or currently being worked on in the region What Will...

First Realistic Depiction of Ancient Greek Clinic Painted on a Vase

The first realistic depiction of an outpatient clinic in ancient Greece is on a drawing on a small vase created in Athens around 470 B.C. now on display at the Louvre Museum in France. The drawing on the vase called...

Greek Farmers Take Their Protest to Athens

Thousands of Greek farmers have arrived, many driving their tractors, in Athens on Tuesday, as they escalate their protests during a time of rising production costs. Greek farmers' unions have been in negotiations with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' conservative government...