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CNN’s Christiane Amanpour Refuses to Wear Hijab for Interview

Political anger with Iran over the death of Masha Amini has raised its ugly head once more in the public sphere. This time, it was when CNN’s Christiane Amanpour refused to wear a hijab for an interview with Iranian...

Meet the Greeks of Medellin, Colombia

The small Greek community of Medellin, Colombia, comprised mainly of entrepreneurs and professionals, is booming. Colombia's second-largest city, called the "City of Eternal Spring" for its temperate weather, has changed a great deal since the 1980's and 1990's, when it...

The Last Traditional Mailman of Amorgos, Greece

The last traditional mailman of the Greece's Amorgos, retired after 36 years walking everyday the steep alleys of the island.

Sister Nectaria: The Only Greek in Kolkata Is Mother to Thousands

A Greek Orthodox nun in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India has become a symbol of the eternal fight against poverty, illiteracy, child trafficking, and prostitution in the city. Sister Nectaria Paridisi, by most accounts the only Greek individual left in Kolkata,...

The Enduring Legacy of Ancient Greek Fashion and Clothing

Ancient Greek fashion is a fascinating look into the everyday lives of Greeks from thousands of years ago, and influences catwalks today.

Memorial Day: Xiarhos, a Gold Star Father, Tells Greek-American Fallen Hero’s Story

Steven G. Xiarhos, a Greek-American politician and retired law enforcement officer, has a sad and personal story to tell on Memorial Day.

The Young Greek Who Started a School in Zanzibar

Renos Fountoulakis is an inspiring Greek philanthropist who, when faced with poverty in Zanzibar, decided to use education to change people's lives. 

Pablo Escobar “Hated” Cocaine, “Loved Greece,” Claims His Brother Roberto

Roberto Escobar Gaviria, the older brother of the infamous Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, opened up in an interview with the Greek Reporter.

Koxlioi: The Traditional Escargot Dish of Crete

Koxlioi, or snails, are a traditional Cretan dish that Chef Mavrakis of Kritamon restaurant has chosen to explore and reimagine the recipe.

Chairman George: The Greek-Canadian who Became a Singing Superstar in China

A PhD-trained statistician for the federal agency Statistics Canada is an unlikely candidate for becoming a singing sensation anywhere—much less in China. But this is the surprising path the life of Canadian-born George Sapounidis took after 1999, when he...

Empire State: Chris Potamitis On His Famous Heist and Life Story

When Chris Potamitis was a young man, he took part in the largest cash robbery in US history. In an exclusive interview, Potamitis spoke to Greek Reporter about the real events of the heist, the jail time he faced,...

The Private Detective Who Devoted His Life to Saving Greece’s Heritage

George Tsoukalis, the private detective who has devoted his life to saving and protecting Ancient Greece's cultural heritage, talks exclusively about his rare profession. Tsoukalis is the famous "hunter" of the illicit dealers of antiquities and has solved 65 of...

A Greek American Love Story Still Going Strong 60 Years Later

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VTpTbFuQO0 Greek-American couple Connie and Charles Cotros have been living a real life love story for the past 60 years. Today, many believe that long-lasting, health marriages are dying out, but Charles and Connie prove them wrong. Married in 1962, the couple...

Parents of Zakynthos Murder Victim Return to Greece for Retrial

Jill and Phil Henderson, the parents of Zakynthos murder victim Bakari Henderson, are returning to Greece this week for the retrial of the men accused of their son's killing in 2017. The 21-year-old American clothing designer was killed there...

The Greek Language is Not Dying; It’s Merely Changing

Is the Greek language, one of the most ancient languages in history of mankind, dying due to an avalanche of foreign words being introduced?