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Greece Names New Frigates After Ancient Greek Naval Commanders

Greece announced on Tuesday that it has named the three modern frigates it will acquire from France after ancient Greek naval commanders. The three FDI frigates will be named after Cimon, who rose to prominence for his bravery in fighting...

Top Ten Military Powers in the World Right Now

Lists of strongest military forces are appearing in various publications now that Russia's invasion of Ukraine has the world standing on edge

Dassault: The Greek Connection of One of Europe’s Wealthiest Families

Dassault Aviation is the company behind the Rafale aircraft that Greece has acquired to help protect its borders.

France Swears Support to Greece As Turkey Provokes in the Aegean

On Monday, French president, Emmanuel Macron, said that the Greece-France strategic partnership agreement signed a year ago is a strong bulwark against any kind of challenge in the wider region. Speaking as he welcomed Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the...

La Belle Otero: The Greek-Spanish Beauty Who Enchanted the Belle Epoque

Agustina del Carmen Otero Iglesias, known as "La Belle Otero," was said to be the most beautiful woman of the Belle Epoque—so beautiful, in fact, that men dueled and died over her. The actress, dancer, model, and courtesan was...

France Investigates Rape Allegations Against Chrysoula Zacharopoulou

France is opening an investigation into two rape allegations made against Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, French Secretary of State for Development and the Francophonie. Zacharopoulou, 46, who was born in Sparta, Greece, is a gynecologist and politician for French President Macron's center...

France’s Macron Squeezed By Left and Right in Parliamentary Election

Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance lost its absolute majority in parliament in the legislative election in France this past weekend. France’s prime minister, Élisabeth Borne, who was appointed only a month ago and is already facing calls for her resignation said...

Celts Imported Greek Pottery, Olive Oil, and Wine 2,600 Years Ago

Celts consumed Greek wine according to a recent study of ceramic containers which have been excavated from the hillfort site of Vix-Mont Lassois in Burgundy. Hundreds of fragments from ninety-nine of the containers have shed light on how the drinking...

Macron Reelected for Five More Years as France’s President

Emmanuel Macron defeated his far-right opponent Marine Le Pen with a greater margin than expected in the presidential elections in France on Sunday. He won by 58.55 to 41.45 percent. Macron, who became the first French leader to win re-election...

France Seizes Villa Once Owned by Greek Tycoons Onassis and Niarchos

France has seized a villa in one of the most prestigious parts of the French Riviera that once belonged to Greek tycoons Aristotle Onassis and Stavros Niarchos. The Château de la Croë at the Cap d'Antibes is estimated to be...