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Greek Narrator Brings Folk Tales to Life in Stockholm

Anna Izountouemoi is a 25-year-old Greek psychologist who was born and raised in Athens by a Ugandan mother and a Nigerian father. She currently lives in the Swedish capital of Stockholm and has begun narrating fairy tales in the...

Half a Million Greek Children Seriously Injured Annually

Approximately 500,000 children are injured in Greece every year, resulting in the deaths of 700 children and the incapacitation of 3,000, according to figures released on Wednesday by Athens-based organization Pediatric Trauma Care. According to a review of data from...

Adoptions in Greece Show Significant Increase in 2017

Adoptions in Greece increased by 77 percent increase in 2017 compared to the previous year, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on Thursday. This increase is largely attributed to remarriage. Of the 393 adoptions which were recorded, 198 were girls...

Meet The Greek Family in Thessaloniki That Has 12 Children

A family in Thessaloniki’s Oreokastro is growing...even after 11 children. Zacharias and Demetra Veltsios have a happy family of 12 children, as Demetra is expecting their 12th child in the coming months. The couple says that they are happy, as the...

Brazilian Artists Publish Stories by Refugee Children

Brazilian journalist Debora de Pina Castiglione and her sister, illustrator Beatriz, recorded eight tales in a collection of modern myths and fables invented by Syrian and Kurdish children living in Thessaloniki. They worked with designers and translators to create a...

Two Young Children Abandoned Outside Church in Thessaloniki

Two boys aged two and four were abandoned outside the church of Aghios Panteleimon in Thessaloniki’s Kalamaria area on Tuesday. People who saw them standing outside the church alerted police who transferred them to the local Greek police station. The...

Greece's Children Pay the Price of Economic Crisis

Greece's children pay the price of the prolonged economic crisis, as a shelter for abused children is now taking in those whose parents are unable to provide food for them, a Reuters report says. As one fourth of the country's...

Greek Women Have Fewer Babies Later in Life Compared to EU Counterparts

  Greek women are having fewer babies and later in life compared to their counterparts in the EU. This is the main conclusion drawn by a Eurostat survey on Tuesday, based on a fertility survey in the EU which compiled the...

Greek Economy Ministry Bans Marketing Offensive Products Aimed at Children Under 14

The Economy Ministry of Greece has issued a ban on marketing offensive products to young children under the age of 14, sources have reported. According to the reports, a deciding factor forcing the ministry to take this action was the...

Zach Galifianakis Welcomes His Second Child

Reporters recently discovered the birth of Zach Galifianakis' second child with wife Quinn Lundberg on November 7 of this year! Why the delay in the news? Galifianakis is extremely private about his personal life and wishes to keep his children and...