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The Brad Pitt Lookalike Who Fought Heroically With the Resistance in Crete

This photograph of resistance fighters in Crete posing with German rifles and hand-grenades has been making the rounds of Greek social media

The Greek Titanic: The Shipwreck that Cost More than 4,000 Lives

One of the worst maritime tragedies in history took place in Greece and cost almost four times as many lives as those taken in the Titanic disaster; yet the sinking of the "Oria" in the Saronic Gulf in February...

Tourism in Greece Might Go Up 70% in Summer, German Newspaper Says

"The Balearic Islands are consistently first in the preferences of German tourists. But Greece closes the gap with big steps," says the online version of German newspaper Die Welt. An article with the title "Greece stands before a record this...

Germans' Demand for Holidays in Greece at Its Peak

The demand for holidays in Greece is at its peak, Deutsche Welle said citing the largest German tourist agencies. More specifically, DER Touristik said that demand has doubled compared to last year, while All Tours said that demand is...

Germans Use Greek Dances from Crete as Therapy [video]

A group of German Cretan dancers cannot speak Greek but consider Greek dancing, especially from the island of Crete, an important form of therapy. The two organizers of the Cretan dance groups in Germany - Pavlos and Thalassini -...

Germans Blame Greeks for the Crisis, yet Feel Sorry for Them

One in two Germans feel sympathetic towards the Greek people, however, they believe that the country is responsible for its current financial situation, according to a survey published in the German newspaper Bild. The survey was published on the newspaper’s...

Greek Villages Recognized as Martyr Cities 73 Years After Nazi Occupation

Seventy-three years after the Nazi atrocities against Greece during the German occupation, the Council of State approved a presidential decree draft recognizing four Greek villages and one town as martyr cities. The Greek Supreme Court gave the green light for the...

A Greek Honored by Germans

The region of Dialekto in Trikala, Greece, is very proud of one of their citizens. Stergios Ntintis was honored for running a successful business for 40 consecutive years in the city of Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Germany Ntintis and...

Germans Harvest Cretan Olives and Life

Cologne’s Thomas More Academy visited Crete in order to harvest olives and see up close the Cretan products. “This year we came along with 30 people from the region of Westphalia so as to harvest olives, and look closely at...

More Germans Want Greece in Euro Zone:Poll

For the first time in more than a year, more Germans think Greece should stay in the euro zone than want it to leave, a poll showed on Thursday, two days after Chancellor Angela Merkel made a symbolic visit...