US Defense Secretary says Russia Trying to Obstruct Greece-FYROM Name Deal

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis with FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that Russia is trying to interfere in FYROM affairs by backing the vote against the Prespa name agreement...

Vulnerable Migrant Groups Must be Removed from Greek Island, MSF says

Greek authorities must remove children and other vulnerable groups from the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos as their physical and mental health is in danger, the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) aid agency said on...

Eldorado Gold Files for €750 Million Damages from Greek State

Eldorado Gold Corporation confirmed that its Greek subsidiary, Hellas Gold, has filed for compensation of approximately €750 million for damages from the Greek state. The move, according to the company, arises from delays in the...

Greece, Russia Mark 190 Years of Diplomatic Ties (photos)

Greece and Russia marked on Monday 190 years of diplomatic ties with a wrath laying ceremony on the island of Poros, the place where in September 17, 1828, Russian delegate Mark Boulgary handed in...

Над Средиземным морем пропал российский самолет Ил-20

Российский военный самолет Ил-20 пропал над Средиземным морем. Как сообщили в Минобороны РФ, связь с воздушным судном была потеряна во время атаки истребителей F-16 ВВС Израиля по объектам в сирийской провинции Латакия. Минобороны РФ: «17...

Earthquake Jolts Patra, Western Greece

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit 22 km (13.6 miles) southwest of Patra in western Greece early on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of damage. Professor of Geology at the University of Athens, Efthimios Lekkas, said...

Master Chef George Calombaris Marries in Greece

Greek Australian chef George Calombaris has married to his long-time partner Natalie Tricarico in a lavish wedding in Greece. According to Greek City Times, the wedding was held at the Island Athens Riviera, seaside spot...

September 18, 1834: Athens Becomes the Capital of Greece

When Athens was officially declared the capital of the newly established Greek State on September 18, 1834, it was a small village of 7,000 residents living around the Acropolis Hill. Following the assassination of Governor...

‘Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi’ Masterpiece Displayed at the Met

An exhibition of the French painter Eugene Delacroix, one of the greatest creative figures of the nineteenth century, opened at New York's Metropolitan Museum on Monday, with over 145 paintings, drawings, and prints. Highlights include...

Can You Describe ‘Philotimo’? Competition Opens for Greek-American Students

The Washington, D. C. Oxi Day Foundation is offering the following scholarships to five Greek-American students (Grades 6-12) who best describe “philotimo.” First Place: $2,000 scholarship and an invitation to the Foundation’s October 25 black...