Calamos Supports Greece

Albania

PM Mitsotakis Pledges Support for Ethnic Greek Minority in Albania

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis pledged Athens' support for the ethnic Greek minority in southern Albania during his visit to the towns of Himara, Dervician, and Livadhja on Thursday. The “ethnic Greek minority in Albania…is a bridge of friendship between Greece...

Dua Lipa Gets Albanian Citizenship

Pop star Dua Lipa has been granted Albanian Citizenship for promoting global awareness of her home country through her music. The decree awarding her Albanian citizenship was handed to her by Bajram Begaj, the president of Albania, who noted that...

The History of the Arvanites in Greece

The Arvanites, descendants of people who came to Greece from what is now Albania in the Middle Ages, have their own distinct language and culture; they played an important role in the history of Greece, particularly in the War...

The Greek Monument Honoring the Brave Women of Pindos

There is a relatively unknown monument, among the many from World War II, that praises the brave women of Pindos who contributed to the great victory against the Italian army. The unsung heroines of October 28, 1940 are definitely the...

Ancient Greek Ships Found Looted Off Albania

Ancient Greek ships, dating back two millennia, are lying on the sea bottom off the coast of Albania, most of them originally laden with priceless antiquities that may have been looted. Some amphorae have already been looted — they are...

Albanian Residents Leaving Greece for Wealthier Countries

Many legal Albanian citizens with a valid residence permit are leaving Greece for wealthier countries, according to data released in August by the Hellenic Ministry for Migration and Asylum. According to the data issued by the Ministry in August 2021,...

Astoria: The New Greek Mafia Series Made in USA

Throughout his career, Greek-American actor Theo Pagones has been typecast as an Israeli tough guy, a Russian henchman, an Armenian thug. As someone who idolized mafia and mob classics like The Godfather, Goodfellas, and The Sopranos, Pagones eventually found inspiration—and...

Lake Prespa: A Greek Eco Park Steeped in History

The Lake Prespa National Park is a place where nature, culture and history mix in creating a fascinating landmark for visitors of all ages

Remains of 32 Greek Soldiers Who Fell in Albania Finally Buried

The burial ceremony of 32 Greek soldiers who fell in Albania during the Greek-Italian war of 1940-41 was held earlier in the week at Aghios Nikolaos Church at the military cemetery of Klisoura. The ceremony was held as part of...

“Chinese Digital Silk Road” Dominates the Western Balkans

China has made inroads in the Balkans by providing security cameras for personal surveillance, thus establishing its digital presence in the region