Greece Pushed To Avoid ”Threatening” the UK over Brexit Delay

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras advocated against a tough approach regarding the British appeal to delay Brexit during Thursday's Summit of the European Council in Brussels. Tsipras, during his speech on the table of the negotiations,...

Hand Grenade Thrown at Russian Consulate in Athens

Unknown assailants threw a hand grenade at the Russian consulate in the Athenian neighborhood of Halandri in the early hours of Friday, causing minor damage to the building. Police said that the consulate's cameras showed...

Teenage Greek-American Fashion Designer Launches in Greece (video)

Despina Kotsis, of MINX NYC, who is making waves in the fashion world designing her own  “Greek-centric” -- inspired streetwear brand, came to Greece recently for the first time to launch #MINXGREECE. The nineteen-year-old says she...

A Greek Newspaper Struggles to Survive in Istanbul

The story of the Apoyevmatini newspaper in Istanbul mirrors to a great extent the story of the Greek community in the city: Once abundant and prospering, but today, struggling to survive. Founded on July 12,...

Greek Supreme Court Orders Investigation of Racist Incidents Involving Refugees

An investigation was ordered by Greece’s Supreme Court Prosecutor Xeni Demetriou on Thursday to investigate an attack on refugees which took place recently in Attica and a situation which took place on Samos. The Samos incident involving refugees...

Greeks Paid More Than €8.3 Billion in Taxes in 2018

Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue published figures on Thursday regarding the amount of taxes Greek citizens paid in 2018. According to the data, a total of 8,907,722 Greek taxpayers paid €8.328 billion in taxes in...

Last Supermoon of 2019 Dazzles Over Acropolis

A very rare coincidence occurred on Wednesday as the spring equinox, which signals the start of spring, coincided with the third, and last, supermoon of the year 2019. The spring equinox occurred on Wednesday at...

Greek FM: Turkey Has Rights to East Med Energy Resources

Greek foreign minister George Katrougalos said on Thursday that Turkey should not be excluded from the energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean during his meeting with his counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in the Turkish resort...

National Hellenic Museum to Hold Greek Independence Day Celebration

Chicago's National Hellenic Museum will hold its annual Greek Independence Day Family Celebration on Saturday, March 23, featuring students performing songs, acting in historical plays, and reciting poems, all in Greek. The program includes every class...