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Pope Francis Visits Refugee Camp on Greek Island

Pope Francis arrived on Lesvos island on Sunday morning to visit the refugee camp, accompanied by President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou. Minister of Immigration and Asylum, Notis Mitarakis, welcomed the Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church at the...

Christmas 2021 Celebrations Planned Throughout Greece

Christmas celebrations in theme parks have been very popular in recent years and this holiday season will be special as they were closed last year because of the pandemic

“OceanHero” Funds Marine Cleanups Through Use of Search Engine

OceanHero is an organization that funds ocean-bound plastic recovery, recycling infrastructure development, and the technology to transform waste products into new goods -- all by the simple use of a search engine. OceanHero founder Marvin Burman, from Germany, describes himself...

The Golden Age of Greek Science

Greece had two golden ages. The legacies of Greek golden ages, especially in science, made Western civilization what we know today.

British Museum Hints at Lending the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The new president of the British Museum, George Osborne, hinted that they may lend the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Joe Biden Warns Vladimir Putin Not to Invade Ukraine

President Joe Biden said on Friday that he and his administration have plans to make it "very, very difficult" for Russian President Vladimir Putin to invade Ukraine. Biden and his team are creating a new set of initiatives to check...

The Nationalist Turk Who Discovered His Greek Roots

Ibrahim Yaylali was a nationalist Turk who discovered his Greek roots and made a 180-degree turn, becoming an activist for human rights

Philhellene Samuel Gridley Howe in the Greek War of Independence

In this year of the Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence, the stories of many notable philhellenes are being told. One of the most prominent philhellenes of all was the influential American educator Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, who revealed...

NASA Names Top 3 Choices for Next International Space Station

NASA named the three companies it has chosen to create designs for the successor to the International Space Station. The three companies will be given funding from the space agency "to develop designs of space stations and other commercial...

Pope Francis: Greece Helped Humanity Expand its Horizons

Pope Francis, who began a three-day visit to Greece on Saturday, spoke warmly about the hosting nation and its contribution to humanity at a ceremony held in the Presidential Mansion in Athens. Addressing Greece's President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis,...

Greece’s Famous Mountain Tea and its Ancient Secrets of Healing

Greeks are not known for their love for tea, as are for example the British, Russians and Turkish peoples are. However, when it comes to tea, the first variety that a Greek would think of is ''Chai tou vounou,"or...

Pope Francis Arrives in Greece

Pope Francis arrived in Greece on Saturday morning for a three-day visit as head of the Catholic Church and leader of the Vatican state

32nd Annual Greek Economic Summit Kicks Off on Monday

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce is kicking off its 32nd annual Greek Economic Summit on Monday. The summit will take place from December 6-8 in Athens, Greece. This year's events will be a synthesis of in-person and virtual participation...

Pope Francis Says Migrants “Have Ended Up in Concentration Camps”

Pope Francis said that migrants around the world live in conditions equivalent to concentration camps on Friday. The pope was at a meeting with a group of migrants in Cyprus when he made his remarks, where he departed from a...

Elon Musk Sells Off $1 Billion More Tesla Shares

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sold another $1 billion in TSLA shares this week. Musk parted with 934,091 shares of his electric vehicle company on Friday. Musk has been selling off massive amounts of his stake in Tesla since November...