It was July 31, 1801 when the 7th Earl of Elgin took down the first-ever Parthenon sculptures in Athens to take to Britain.
Nikos Kazantzakis is for many the best Greek writer of the 20th century and his books have been translated more than any of his contemporaries.
The Tollund Man, an unfortunate victim of human sacrifice in Iron Age Denmark, is a "bog body," one of a group of remarkably-well preserved ancient mummies.
Many remarkable marine animals can be found in the waters of Greece.
Greek-American authors write about topics far and wide, but there is almost always a special nod to Greece that can be felt in their words.
A ship called Mercer Street, with ties to Israeli billionaire Eyal Ofer’s Zodiac Group, was attacked off Oman, and two were killed.
Greek health authorities announced that Covid-19 vaccines for teens 12 and over is now available, with appointments available online.
An internal CDC document warns the Delta variant appears to spread as easily as chickenpox; it also causes a more severe infection.
Greece is preparing for one of the worst heatwaves in history, and the authorities are ramping up their efforts to address potential disruptions.
President Joe Biden's administration wants to offer a one-off $100-payment to every newly vaccinated American.
A churchyard in Argos, Mycenae was where the life of one of the most notable philhellenes, George Jarvis, was commemorated on July 27.
Recent research shows that ancient Greeks had used a primitive type of lifting machine to move heavy stones before they began using cranes 2,500 years ago, according to the website Gizmodo.
The seminary at Halki, Turkey, was closed on July 29, 1971 when Turkey ruled that all private institutions of higher learning be closed.
Greece, Cyprus and Jordan called for a "comprehensive and viable settlement of the Cyprus problem" after Turkey said it would reopen Varosha.