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Greek Leaders Lay Wreaths Honoring 1973 Student Uprising

Greek politicians honored the 1973 student uprising against the junta on Tuesday by laying wreaths at the Athens Polytechnic, the place where some say at least 24 young people gave their lives for liberty and democracy. As commemoration rallies are...

US Policymakers, Greek American Leaders to Mark Anniversary of Cyprus Independence

To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Cyprus’ independence, the President and Foreign Minster of the Republic of Cyprus will join top US foreign policymakers and Greek-American and Cypriot American leaders in an online celebration on September 30, 2020 beginning...

Greek President Visits Kastellorizo on the 77th Anniversary of its Liberation

President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Sunday accused Turkey of undermining good neighborly relations during her visit to the Greek island of Kastellorizo to mark the 77th anniversary of its liberation. "We are going through a difficult and dangerous...

Cyprus Faces New Turkish Threat 46 Years After Invasion and Partition

Cypriots woke up on Monday to the sound of sirens to mark 46 years since Turkish troops invaded and occupied Cyprus’ north. The sad anniversary coincides with renewed claims by Ankara on the island's sovereignty. Turkish oil drilling ships are...

Greece Marks 10-Year Anniversary of Deadly Firebomb Attack

Greece marked the 10-year anniversary of one of the worse violent acts in recent years on Tuesday, when three bank employees died in a firebomb attack during an anti-austerity riot in downtown Athens. President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said in a tweet: “Three...

Greek Police on Alert Over Polytechnic Uprising Anniversary

More than 5,000 officers are on duty to police the march that will take place Sunday afternoon in Athens, commemorating the anniversary of the student uprising against the Greek junta in 1973. The march will start at 3 pm local time...

Greece Calls for Implementation of International Law as Occupied Northern Cyprus Celebrates "Independence" Day

Greece called for the restoration of international order and an end to the Turkish occupation in the northern part of Cyprus on Friday, on the occasion of the 36th anniversary of “independence,” as declared by the occupying regime. “Today’s sad...

Ancient Athenian Neighborhood Opens to Public at Acropolis Museum

Athens' Acropolis Museum will celebrate its tenth anniversary with several events, including a photography show, a lecture on ancient sculpture colors, a concert by famous Greek composer Stavros Xarchakos and the opening of a walk-through excavation of an ancient...

Cyprus Marks Anniversary of Struggle Against British Colonial Rule

Cyprus celebrated the 64th anniversary of the beginning of the EOKA struggle against British colonial rule, with commemorative liturgies and events held island-wide on Monday. In Nicosia, the main service was led by Archbishop Chrysostomos at Saint John’s Cathedral in...

President Pavlopoulos: March 25 Anniversary "Inspiration for Every Greek"

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday said that the anniversary of Greek independence day should be a day of inspiration for every Greek and an opportunity to learn. He made his remarks in a message for Greeks abroad before the...