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When Greeks Defied the Nazis to Attend Great Poet Palamas’ Funeral

On a day like this on February 28 1943, Athens was mourning one of the nation's greatest poets: Kostis Palamas had died the day before.

Greece in Mourning as Fofi Gennimata Laid to Rest

Fofi Gennimata was laid to rest with full state honors Wednesday with the City of Athens covering the cost of the funeral in honor of her contributions to Greece. Crowds who lined the street as the funeral cortege made its...

Uganda’s Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga Laid to Rest

Hundreds of faithful, members of the Greek Orthodox hierarchy and Uganda officials gathered on Monday for the funeral of Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga who died earlier in September. A Greek flag was draped over the coffin of the spiritual leader of...

Hundreds of Fans Mourn at Funeral of Greek-American Rapper Mad Clip

A sea of fans gathered to honor the life of Greek-American rapper Mad Clip, or Peter Anastasopoulos, at his funeral in Greece on Monday. Mad Clip tragically died in a car crash in the southern Athenian suburb of Vouliagmeni on...

George Korkos, “One of the Great Hellenes of America,” Laid to Rest

The funeral Dr. George Korkos, a renowned plastic surgeon and the Greek-American co-founder of the Milwaukee Bucks, took place last Friday

Fallen NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos’ Wife Gives Powerful Eulogy

The wife of fallen Greek American NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos delivered a moving eulogy at his funeral on Tuesday alongside his community.

Hundreds Pay Last Respects to NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos

Hundreds gathered on Monday on Long Island, to pay last respects to Greek American NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos.

Greek Flag Covers Prince Philip’s Casket

The Greek flag covered Prince Philip's casket as the late husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was laid to rest on Saturday.

Astoria Residents in Shock Over Death of Greek-American Teacher

Friends and family, along with the entire Greek-American community of Astoria, are mourning the tragic sudden loss of 49-year-old schoolteacher Anastasia Paterekas, who was found dead at her home on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. At 9:09 p.m., New York City...

Floyd Laid to Final Rest as Relatives Mourn Loved Ones Killed By Police

As the funeral of George Floyd, whose death in police custody spawned global outrage, was taking place in Houston Texas, relatives of victims of police brutality gathered in New York demanding justice. Floyd died in Minneapolis last month after a...