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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.

The Oldest Wine in Europe Has Been Discovered in Greece

The oldest wine in Europe was discovered recently in ancient Philippi of northern Greece, the Department of History and Archaeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki announced. The University presented research that indicates that the production and drinking of wine...

One Patient Dead After Fire in Thessaloniki Hospital

At least one person has died after a hospital fire in Thessaloniki in northern Greece. The blaze broke out shortly after 9 a.m. on Wednesday in the COVID ward on the second floor of the port city’s Papanikolaou hospital, where...

The Fascinating History of Thessaloniki’s Iconic White Tower

Residents of Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, often use its White Tower as a point of reference when giving directions in the city.

Halkidiki: Magical Northern Greek Getaway Boasts Stunning Beaches

Halkidiki is an often overlooked peninsula in Northern Greece perfect for international tourists looking for a nature filled getaway.

Greece Delivers 14 Tons of Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine

Greece delivered 14 tons of humanitarian aid to Ukraine on Sunday, Ukrainian officials said.  The aid was transported by trucks to the Ukrainian-Romanian border, from where it was picked up by other means of transport. Commander of the Joint Forces...