Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

Greek civil war

Father Dimitrios: The Orthodox Monk Who was a British Spy

The story of Father Dimitrios, the monk with the voice of an angel, who turned out to be a spy for the British Intelligence Service in pre-World War II Greece, is a fascinating yet relatively unknown chapter in modern...

Dekemvriana: Ground Zero in the Greek Civil War

December 3, 1944 saw one of the bloodiest and most polarizing incidents in the history of the Greek civil war. Known as "Dekemvriana" (from December, the month it began), the Athens incident has come to characterize the period of...

The Fatal December that Led to the Greek Civil War

"Δεκεμβριανά" (Dekemvriana, December events) is a crucial chapter in modern Greek history and signifies the beginning of the Greek Civil War and the long-lasting division of Greeks to "rightists" and "leftists." The departure of the German occupation army in October...

The Emblematic Grande Bretagne Hotel, Entwined With Greek History

It was built less than 50 years after Greece won its independence and the modern Greek State was beginning to take form. It was built across the King's Palace, and now stands across the Greek Parliament at Syntagma Square....

From Greek Civil War to SYRIZA's Rise to Power in 5 Minutes [Video]

Paul Mason is a British journalist on Channel 4 who recently created an impressive five-minute video, in which he scrupulously describes the rise of Greek leftist party SYRIZA to power in January 2015. Mason's narration begins with the Greek civil war...

The December 1944 Events that Brought the Greek Civil War

Τhe power vacuum created in Greece after the withdrawal of the German occupation forces in October 1944, generated a disorder that resulted in battles in December between the forces of the Left and the newly formed Greek government armed...

Thessaloniki's Historic Caravanserai Touted To Turkish Buyers

Thessaloniki's Caravanserai is one of 10 titles in northern Greece being listed at a property investment event in Istanbul this month. Among the investment opportunities on offer in Chalkidiki, Pieria, Thassos and Alexandroupolis, which will be presented at a special event “Greek Properties – Turkish Tourism...

Greek Civil Wars, in the Country's Genes?

Civil wars come at a certain point in every country’s history and create some bleak historic moments. For Greece though it seems that its people have civil wars running in their blood, since during its 194-year-old modern history, Greeks...

Political Refugees' Happy Homecoming

The exhibition Happy Homecoming ... -Greek Communities of Political Refugees in Eastern Europe, will be hosted in Thessaloniki from March 2-22, 2013, at the Yeni Tzami. The exhibition follows the course of the political refugees after the Greek Civil War...