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Defendants in Ahmaud Arbery Trial Found Guilty

The three men on trial in the killing of the young black Georgia man Ahmaud Arbery were found guilty of murder on Wednesday. The jury declared that the three white men who saw Arbery jogging through their Glynn County neighborhood...

Jasmine Hill, Alabama’s “Little Corner of Ancient Greece”, Shuts Down

Jasmine Hill, a 20-acre botanical garden and outdoor museum in Wetumpka, a town outside of Montgomery, Alabama, has closed. The gardens contained an extensive variety of classical Greek sculpture -- both original and replicas -- that depicted Olympic gods...

Netflix Takes a Stand Against Georgia’s Passage of Anti-Abortion Laws

Ted Sarandos, the Chief Content Officer (CCO) of Netflix, is the only major studio head to take a vocal stand against the new passage of anti-abortion laws in Georgia. Laws restricting or even the outright banning of abortions have been...

Greek Weightlifter Eleni Konstantinidi Wins Two Gold Medals at the European Championships

Weightlifter Eleni Konstantinidi won two gold medals for Greece on Friday at the European Championships taking place in Batumi, Georgia. The Greek athlete won a top spot with her clean and jerk in the 81 kilos category. It was the first...

A Journey with Symbolism: Bicyclist Connects Panagia Soumela Monasteries in Veria, Trabzon

In a long journey full of religious and cultural symbolism, 34 year-old George Lipiridis recently bicycled from the Panagia Soumela Monastery in the Greek region of Macedonia, to the Panagia Soumela Monastery in present-day Turkey, near the city of...

Buzzer Beater Sends Greek Hoopsters to World Cup (video)

Greece's National Basketball team qualified to next year's World Cup that will be held in China after a thrilling win in Tbilisi over Georgia 86-85. Papanikolaou scored a two-pointer just a second before the final buzzer after a Nick Calathes assist. Calathes...

Greek Metal Band Arrested in Georgia on Suspicion of ‘Satanism’

Two brothers, members of a Greek death-metal band, spent 12 hours in a Georgian jail after they were arrested on suspicion of 'Satanism'. Frontman of Rotting Christ, Sakis Tolis, says that he and his brother Themis were locked into "a...

Greek Basketball Team Beats Italy, Loses Acropolis Tournament

In their second tough friendly against Italy, the Greek national basketball team managed their first win in the three-day Acropolis tournament, by beating the Italians 73 - 70 in Overtime. Playmaker Nick Calathes and point-guard Kostas Sloukas nailed threes in...

Ellinair Announces New Georgia Flights to Popular Greek Destinations

The Macedonia International Airport-based Ellinair has announced that it will be offering Georgian travelers summer flights along the Heraklion-Tbilisi-Heraklion route. The flights will be performed once a week on Thursdays from June 15 to September 14, the low-case Greek airline...

PM Tsipras: Georgian Citizens' Right to Travel Without Visa to EU a Milestone

The opportunity given to Georgian citizens to travel without visa to the Schengen countries is a milestone for the relations of Georgia with the European Union, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday in a meeting with Georgian...