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No Cause for Celebration on Greece’s Bond Issue Says Professor Economides

With the old American saying "even turkeys fly in a strong wind", Professor of Economics Nicholas Economides described Tuesday’s foray into the international markets by Greece, the first in three years. In an exclusive interview with the Greek Reporter, Economides...

Greek Australians Seek Closer Ties With Greece

The desire to forge even stronger bonds with Greece was the message that a Greek Australian delegation sent during its visit to Athens. President of the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) Bill Papastergiadis, who led the delegation, proposed a series...

Nicholas Logothetis: "Concordia Europe Aims to Boost Greece Worldwide"

Seven years ago Nicholas Logothetis, together with his high-school friend Matthew Swift, decided to launch an organization to facilitate public and private partnerships for the common good. In 2011, the humble launch of the first Concordia Summit in New...

Jeff Bridges: “I Am a Big Fan of Kazantzakis”

Jeff Bridges talks exclusively about his admiration for Greek writer Nikos Kazantzakis and shares his feelings on President Donald Trump.

Oliver Stone on Trump, Environment, and Why He Didn’t Film ‘Alexander’ in Greece

Speaking from the Global Green pre-Oscar Gala in Hollywood, Oliver Stone opened up about the environment, the Trump administration and explained why Greece cannot attract even the Hollywood productions with Greek themes to film there, like "Alexander." "I love Greece,"...

Interview With Greek-American Olympic Gold Medalist Helen Maroulis

2016 Olympic gold medalist and wrestling champion Helen Maroulis chatted with Greek-American journalist Markos Papdatos about her historic win at Rio de Janeiro, and she offered advice for wrestling hopefuls. On August 18, she bested three-time defending Olympic gold medalist Saori Yoshida...

Varoufakis: Britain Should Stay in the EU to Stem Germany’s Advance

Britain should stay in the European Union because a Brexit would destroy the continent's unity and Germany will be the new ruler of Europe, said Greece's former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. Speaking to the Daily Mail, the outspoken economist also...

Chrys Kefalas: The Greek American Hope for the US Senate

It has been more than three years without a Greek-American in the senate, since Olympia Snowe’s term from Maine ended in January of 2013. That could change soon with Chrysovalantis Kefalas. Kefalas, a 35-year old lawyer from Baltimore, hopes to...

Eleni Kounalakis On Her Ambassadorship, New Book and Hillary Clinton

Eleni Kounalakis was a successful land developer in Sacramento before she accepted an ambassador's post in Hungary under Secretary Hillary Clinton. After her post ended in 2013, Kounalakis retuned to the US and wrote a book on her experiences as a...

Stephen Miller: FYROM Is Practicing Virtual History; Macedonia Was and Is Greek

In 1992, following the division of Yugoslavia into five states, southern Serbia (FYROM) adopted the name Macedonia, claiming that its people are descendants of ancient Macedonia. But the claim did not stop there. It extended much further into the...

Exclusive: Lainie Kazan Talks My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

We met Lainie Kazan at an Oscar party and we got all the scoop just before My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 hits theaters. "We have been meeting with Nia and Gia at least once a month for 12 years"...

Exclusive: Paul Sorvino Says There’s No Racism In Hollywood (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpEMwt1OGr4 The legendary actor who portrayed the iconic role of mobster Paul Cicero in “GoodFellas,” Paul Sorvino, says that throughout his lifelong Hollywood career he has witnessed little to no racism. "I think this is random, I don't think that there was any...

Yannis Behrakis: The Man Behind the Image

The Secretariat General for Media and Communication organized the event “The Man behind the image” in honor of the multi-award winning photojournalist Yannis Behrakis. Behrakis, has been a photojournalist with Reuters for the last 20 years. His work has been awarded...

Ted Sarandos Talks Netflix Boom and Greek Heritage

We caught up with Netflix's content mastermind, Ted Sarandos, to discuss the online network's rapid expansion as well as his company's nine Golden Globe nominations. Ted Sarandos, a Greek-American whose family hails from the Greek island of Samos, has been...

Criss Angel Talks Upcoming Shows; Thanks Fans for Support During Difficult Time

World renowned magician Criss Angel took some time from his busy schedule to chat with Greek-American journalist Markos Papadatos about his upcoming shows with "The Supernaturalists" at Foxwoods, as well as his forthcoming show at The Paramount. Regarding his forthcoming...