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Rotunda in Thessaloniki: The Oldest Surviving Church in Greece

The Rotunda, built by Roman emperor Galerius in 306 AD, is the oldest of Thessaloniki's churches and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built at the turning point between the pagan and Christian world, probably as a temple for...

Greece’s Pivotal Role In SEE Cooperation

European officials asserted Greece's pivotal role in the region, following the conclusion of the South-East European Cooperation Process summit.

Four Britons Arrested in Greece on Cocaine Smuggling Charges

Police in Greece announced on Friday that four British nationals have been arrested on drug smuggling charges after nearly 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of cocaine was found stashed in a shipment of bananas from South America. The suspects were arrested...

Fire in Downtown Thessaloniki Leaves 11 People in Hospital

A fire that broke out in the Chamber of Handicrafts building in Thessaloniki on Friday afternoon has left eleven people hospitalized. The building, located in the center of the city at Aristotelous Square, burst into flames on Friday. Firefighters and...

Aristotelous Square, The Jewel of Thessaloniki

Aristotelous Square is the main city square of Thessaloniki, which is Greece’s second largest city and the capital of Macedonia.

Derveni Krater: A Masterpiece of Metalwork in Ancient Greece

The Derveni Krater exhibited at the Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki is one of the most elaborate metal vessels from ancient Greece yet discovered. Found in 1962 in an undisturbed Macedonian tomb of the late 4th century B.C. at Derveni not...

A Bottle of Ouzo—and its Connection to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla

How does ouzo, the anise-flavored aperitif that is widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus, relate to Albert Bourla?

Gothic Warrior and His Weapons Found Buried in Greece’s Thessaloniki

A Gothic warrior, who was buried with his weaponry, was found recently in an early Christian basilica in Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece.

Climate Change Projection Shows Piraeus, Thessaloniki Under Water

Climate change models created by Climate Central, an independent organization of top scientists and journalists, show the devastation that rising sea levels could cause on coastal cities, including those in Greece, such as Piraeus and Thessaloniki. The models were created...

Six Reasons to Visit Thessaloniki This Summer

Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, is both historic and avant-garde, and an ideal destination for a short city break.