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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...

First Greek Orthodox Monastery to be Built in Austria

Metropolitan Arsenios of Austria and Hungary The first Greek Orthodox monastery is to be erected in the Austrian state of Burgenland, in eastern Austria on the border with Hungary, according to the Athens Macedonia News Agency. The exact area in Burgenland...

Greek Tourism Organization Eyes Austrian Market with Kythira Promotion

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) completed a promotion of Kythira to Austrian journalists in the last few days, hoping to boost tourism to the small island lying opposite the south-eastern tip of the Peloponnese peninsula. Journalists specializing in tourism...