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The Incredible Stories of Thousands of Greek Orphans Taken Abroad

Tens of thousands of ethnically-Greek orphans -- or, more often, children who were simply without fathers, due to war or other causes -- were taken abroad

The Ethnic Cleansing of Greeks from Gallipoli in 1915

  Thousands of Greeks living on the Gallipoli peninsula in modern-day Turkey were victims of the ethnic cleansing and genocide of minorities, particularly Greeks, Armenians, and Assyrians, in Asia Minor. By John Williams The facts are that in a period which began...

Greek Evzones Dressed in Pontic Costume Honor Victims of Genocide

Hundreds of people gathered in Athens’ Syntagma Square to mark the Pontian Genocide and watch the evzones dressed in Pontic costumes

Erdogan Slams Biden Over Arms Sale to Israel

Turkish President Erdogan slammed US President Biden after his administration approved a potential arms deal with Israel on Monday.

Greek PM Marks 106th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis commemorated the Armenian Genocide on Friday, the eve of the 106th anniversary of the brutal act.

Greek, Armenian Genocide Recognized by the Netherlands

Greek, Armenian and Syriac genocide committed by the Ottoman Empire in the beginning of the 20th century were recognized by the Netherlands earlier in the week.

Canada Honors Brave Nurse Who Saved Thousands of Greeks and Armenians During Genocide

A bronze statue of Sara Corning, a nurse who saved thousands of Armenian and Greek orphans during the Genocide in Ottoman Turkey, will be erected in the Canadian city of Yarmouth. The bronze statue, created by Garen Bedrossian, an Armenian...

Pontic Greeks in Thessaloniki Commemorate 100 Years Since Genocide

Hundreds of Pontic Greeks gathered in central Thessaloniki on Wednesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the genocide perpetrated by the Turks upon their ancestors. The crowd formed a human chain with the letter “G”, for Genocide, and later formed the...

Pavlopoulos Calls for Pontic-Greek Genocide Apology

"We do not forget the shameful crime and its victims," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Friday in his message ahead of the May 19 Remembrance Day of the Genocide of Pontian Greeks. He also called on those responsible for...

Wording Issue Over Asia Minor "Genocide" Causes Greek Parliament Controversy

A wording issue concerning the definition September 14 as the day of remembrance of the Asia Minor disaster in the 1920s, led to a huge row in parliament between the Speaker Bureau, and main opposition New Democracy party. The parliament...