Calamos Supports Greece

Afghanistan

Hundreds Killed, Scores Injured in Afghanistan Earthquake

More than 900 people have been killed, and scores were injured after a powerful earthquake hit Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to the country's state news agency. Pictures shared on social media showed people on stretchers, rubble, and ruined homes in...

Bactria: The Ancient Greek State in Afghanistan

Bactria, a huge area in todays' Afghanistan, was the eastern edge of the ancient Greek empire, established by Alexander the Great.

Cities Around the Globe Founded by Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great , who lived from July 356 BC to 10/11 June, 323 BC, was an intrepid conqueror and a brilliant military general.

Happiest Countries in the World: Where Does Greece Stand?

The World Happiness Report, which measures the happiest countries in the world, recently released its rankings, and both Greece and Cyprus measure in the top 100. Greece ranks at the fifty-eighth spot on the list, a stunning 10-spot increase from...

When Women’s Rights Ignored Around the World, Nations Fail

When nations fail to protect their women, not allowing them to take on a full role in the everyday life of society, the nations themselves fail, comparing examples from Afghanistan under the Taliban and then after the US invasion...

Woman Known as “The Afghan Girl” Finds Refuge in Italy

The woman once known around the world as "The Afghan Girl," who was on the cover of  National Geographic Magazine back in 1985, has now reached Italy and is staying there in safety after fearing for her life after...

Greece Becomes Safe Haven for Dissident Afghan Women

Athens has become a temporary haven for Afghan women who served a now deposed democracy. Following the Taliban takeover in August, remaining safe in Afghanistan was no longer an option. Female Afghan judges and former members of parliament, together with...

Afghan Refugees Entering Italy in Boats Sailing Out of Turkey

Afghan refugees attempting to find sanctuary in Europe washed up in the Calabria region of Southern Italy last week. The refugees, who are hoping to escape the present unrest in their home country at the hands of the Taliban,...

Girls in Afghanistan Sold to Strangers as Country Devolves into Chaos

Girls in Afghanistan are now being openly sold to complete strangers as a result of the chaos that has reigned there since the Taliban retook the country in August of this year. Although the practice of selling child brides, or...

Greece Offers Permanent Residency to Dozens of Afghan Dissidents

Greece announced on Thursday it is offering permanent residency in the country to a group of 35 Afghans, including human rights workers and their families, following a short stay in neighboring North Macedonia. North Macedonia’s government said the 35 had...