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Greek Adoptees in the US Gather to Share Stories, Tears, and Hugs

A group of Greek women adoptees, brought from Greece as infants and toddlers, met recently in Salem, New Hampshire to share their stories. Most of them had not yet met each other face-to-face, but they had formed a bond that...

What Has the United States Ever Done for Greece?

What has the U.S. ever done for Greece? In a country where anti-Americanism was rife until recently, the question brought heated debates. It still does. Although relations between the two countries are seemingly currently at their friendliest since the end...

What Has Russia Ever Done For Greece?

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has reignited the debate in Greece on the historic relations between the two nations that share a common religion. The destruction of towns and villages in eastern Ukraine, especially Mariupol where tens of thousands of ethnic...

Flashback to First Aircraft Hijacking in Greece

The first aircraft hijacking in Greece took place during the Civil War on September 12th, 1948 when six pro-communist students who wanted passage to Yugoslavia, hijacked a plane that was traveling from Athens to Thessaloniki. Alexandros Koufoudakis, 21, Dimitrios Koufoudakis, 23,...

Alki Zei: The Greek Author Who Helped Kids Understand Difficult Issues

Greek author Alki Zei has helped countless generations of Greek children understand some aspects of life that are difficult to comprehend—neglect, drug addiction, war, poverty, fascism, and racism—preparing them for the realities of the world with tenderness and great...

The Dark History of The Greek Island Paradise of Trikeri

The tiny island of Trikeri in the Pagasitic Gulf off the end of the Pelion peninsula is one of Greece's lesser-known idylls.

Rare Video of Easter in Greece During the Civil War

A rare video, located in the British archives Bristish Pathe, depicts the Easter celebration in Greece, the years of civil war in 1947.

Unknown UN Documentary on Post-War Greece Comes to Light

A documentary about Greece in the aftermath of the Civil War and World War II that was found in the United Nations archives in 2007 will be shown on October 30, at 8:00 pm at the National Archives headquarters in Psychiko, Athens....

Golden Dawn MP's Threaten SYRIZA Deputies

In yet another verbal clash between the extreme left and right wings of the Greek political system, the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn yelled obscenities in the Parliament at MP's from the major opposition party Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA)...