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Philhellenes Who Fought in Greek War of Independence

Philhellenes who fought in the Greek War of Independence will be honored by a museum that will open its doors soon in Greece, in celebration of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence. The new "Museum of Philhellenism," which will...

Greek Village Boasts True Descendants of Sparta

There is a Greek village in Mani, on the Peloponnesian peninsula, called Neochori where all the residents boast that they are true descendants of ancient Spartans. While Maniots claim their ancestors were natives to the southeastern part of Peloponnese even...

Greek PM Announces New Lockdown in Attica

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday evening that there will be a new near-total coronavirus lockdown in the Attica region. The most populous area of Greece will be under these extra restrictions until Sunday, February 28. The new...

Greece to Test Israeli Covid-19 Drug

Greece will take part in the trials for an Israeli treatment for COVID-19, following the meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday. The Jerusalem Post reports that during the press conference...

World Greek Language Day Celebrated Around the Globe

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, along with religious leaders and students of the Greek language, praised the mother tongue of the Greek people on Tuesday, the commemoration of World Greek Language Day. "Greek is the language of Homer and Aristotle,"...

Travel Giant Says Greek Vacations Could Resume in April

The summer vacation season is looking up for Greece, it appears, as travel giant TUI says that advance bookings for Greek vacations have performed well despite the current travel restrictions. In fact, Greece might see the first UK holidaymakers as...

Anna Diamantopoulou: The Greek Woman Aspiring to Lead the OECD

Anna Diamantopoulou is the first Greek female on the shortlist to lead one of the world's most powerful international organizations, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). After the election of Katerina Sakellaropoulou as the first female President of...

PM Mitsotakis Lauds “Significant” Strategic Partnership on Israel Trip

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis had warm words for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the strengthened relationship between the two nations after the two leaders met on Monday. Mitsotakis praised the swift rollout of coronavirus vaccines in the state of...

Greece Announces 638 New Covid-19 Infections, 25 Deaths on Monday

A total of 638 coronavirus infections were announced by Greek health authority EODY on Monday, along with 25 deaths that occurred over the past 24 hours. This represents a welcome decrease in the number of infections nationwide from the 733...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Under Fire for Breaking Lockdown Rules — Again

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has come under fire from opposition parties and social media users for apparently breaking the lockdown rules in taking part in a lunch reception attended by dozens on the island of Ikaria over the weekend. Mitsotakis,...