Austria in Talks to Return Parthenon Marbles to Greece
Austria will return two pieces of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, the country's foreign minister said on Tuesday. "I am very pleased that technical discussions are taking place between the Kunsthistorische Museum and the Acropolis Museum on mutual loans of...
Austria Investigates Greek National as Suspected Spy for Russia
A Greek national is under investigation in Austria for allegedly spying for Russia for years, the Austrian government said on Monday. The Interior Ministry said that the 39-year-old, who is not currently in detention, has Russian roots and is the...
Vienna’s “Little Greece” and the First Newspaper in Greek
If we are to consider meaningful communities for Hellenism, Vienna should surely be on the short list with its little Greece.
Greek PM, President Join World Leaders in Condemning Terrorist Attack in Vienna
World leaders condemned the terrorist attack in Vienna on Monday which resulted in the death of at least three people. One suspected terrorist was shot and killed by the police. About a dozen other people have been wounded – some...
Five Dead in Vienna Terrorist Attack
Austrian police are searching for at least one suspect after a multiple gun attack in the capital, Vienna which left five people dead. About a dozen other people have been wounded - some seriously - after gunmen opened fire at...
Greek Director to Lead Prestigious Vienna Opera Ballet Academy
Internationally renowned ballet director Christiana Stefanou, is planned to take over management at the Vienna State Opera Ballet Academy, starting on August 1, 2020. The decision is part of a five-year master plan, announced on Monday, June 29, that introduces...
Eliud Kipchoge Becomes First Human to Run the Marathon in Under Two Hours
World record holder Eliud Kipchoge made history on Saturday by becoming the first human being to run a marathon in under two hours. The Kenyan Olympic marathon champion and world record holder completed a course around Vienna's Prater Park in...
UN to Honor the Ionian Islands’ Cuisine in Vienna
The United Nations announced on Friday that its employees at the Vienna offices will have the chance to taste recipes from the cuisine of the Ionian islands for a week starting Monday, February 11. Traditional recipes from the islands, also...
Why These Greek Euro Coins Could Be Worth Thousands
Two Germans are raising eyebrows in the world of numismatics after listing two 2-euro coins on eBay with an asking price of several thousand euros. The sellers claim that their coins, which were among the first to be issued in 2002,...
Austria Calls for EU Armies to Guard Europe’s Borders from Migrant Influx
Austria's Defense Minister Mario Kunasek proposed for the deployment of soldiers from EU member states to support Frontex in guarding European borders from migrants. Kunasek spoke in a meeting of European defense ministers in Vienna saying that military personnel would be...