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Two Popular Greek Islands During the Tough 2020 Tourist Season

The most popular Greek islands for the past summer weren't Mykonos or Santorini. The stunning Greek islands of Skyros and Serifos found themselves thriving through the difficult -- some would say brutal -- 2020 tourist season by appealing to...

Turkish University Cancels World Greek Language Day After Threats

Turkey's Ankara University canceled its plans to commemorate World Greek Language Day on Tuesday, after its Faculty of Language and History-Geography received threats from angry social media users. The university had planned an event to honor the history and literary...

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,"...

Greek Orthodox Churches in Britain to Close Due to Lockdown

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain announced on Saturday that all its churches will close across the country. This comes as a result of the new national lockdown imposed in England and the rest of the nations...

Stray Puppies Seek Refuge in an Outdoor Nativity Scene in Greece

In a moving and somehow very appropriate Christmas scene, a group of stray puppies sought out shelter from the elements in an outdoor creche in the village of Neochori on Mount Pelion. The adorable puppies kept warm and safe in...

Covid-19: Greece Records 583 Intubated Patients, 102 Deaths on Friday

On Friday, a total of 102 people died with Covid-19 in Greece -- 21 more than had passed away yesterday, Thursday -- and there are currently 571 intubated patients with the virus in the country's hospitals. A total of 1,385...

Greek Among Sexiest Languages in the World, Study Finds

According to new research conducted by the e-learning platform Preply, Greek is the fifth-sexiest language after Russian, French, Portuguese, and Italian, which was rated the sexiest of all the world's languages. In the study, the heart rates of participants from...

Nearly 500 Patients Intubated in Greece Thursday as Officials Warn of Extended Lockdown

A record-breaking 499 Covid-19 patients are now intubated in Greece and 59 people suffering from the virus died on Thursday. A total of 3,227 cases of the coronavirus were diagnosed in Greece over the last 24 hours. The 499 patients...