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Italians Discovering Northern Greece Too

More and more Italian tourists are discovering northern Greece thanks to the completion of the motorway Egnatia Odos and to the increase of the direct air connections of Thessaloniki with northern and central Italy. Tourism from Italy has been also...

Unacceptable Detention Conditions for Immigrants

Overcrowded inflatable boats of questionable stability carry every day downtrodden citizens of other countries to countries which are considered to be the “Land of Promise.” Many of them get lost at sea and others arrive to some land. Everyone...

A Taste of Greece at Rome Cereals Festival

This year’s 3rd Annual Rome Cereals Festival, Cerealia, that is going to take place in Rome, Italy, from June 6 to 9, will certainly have a taste of Greece. The festival is dedicated to the goddess Ceres (the counterpart...

Tsivopoulos’ History Zero at Venice Biennale

Stefanos Tsivopoulos will represent Greece at the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, with his work History Zero.Venice Biennale opened its doors on May 31 and will run until  November 14, 2013 in Venice, Italy. The journalists...

Byzantine Sicily Exhibition Continues Successfully

The exhibition, Icons and Manuscripts. The Greek presence in Messina from Medieval to modern times (Immagine e Scrittura. Presenza greca a Messina dal Medioevo all’età moderna), which is being hosted at the Regional Museum of Messina is running on...

Italy Ships Migrants Back to Greece

Italy's policy of sending unaccompanied migrant children and adult asylum seekers back to Greece means they will face a dysfunctional asylum system and abusive detention conditions, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Jan. 22. Stowaways on ferries...

Growing Worry Over Depression in Greece

The World Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation has focused on Greece and the effects of austerity after almost three years of deep budget cuts. The 11th Congress of the organization took place in Milan, Italy and was focused on psychological health...

Greek Women Prostituting Themselves in Italy

The Italian daily newspaper Il Messagero, in an extensive report, said that many Greek women, desperate over the country's economic crisis and with few prospects for income, have gone to Italy to work as prostitutes. "Indebted Greece is beginning to...

Australian Youth Group Wins Corfu Cricket Tournament

The Greek island of Corfu hosted the second annual international youth cricket tournament organized by the Hellenic Cricket Federation. Being one of Australia's favorite sports, young kids could not escape participating in this year's tournament. Teams from Ferntree Gully and...

Greece's President Gives Up Salary; Blasts Germany's Position

ATHENS – Watching Greeks having their pay cut and taxes hiked on orders of international lenders to keep rescue loans coming, President Karolos Papoulias said he will give up his annual salary of 300,000 euros, some $392,000, and blasted...