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Epidemiologist Tsiodras Calls for More Facemask Use, Says Virus Spread "Impossible to Control"

As the number of new confirmed coronavirus infections rose well above 1,000 for the first time since the pandemic began in Greece on Tuesday, infectious diseases expert Sotiris Tsiodras called on his fellow citizens to avoid mass gatherings and...

Greek Immigrants Return to Form a Nation After Defending Homeland in Balkan Wars

In a live-streamed presentation for the historical society of Schenectady New York in 2020, Peter S. Giakoumis, author of the book "The Forgotten Heroes of the Balkan Wars: Greek-Americans and Philhellenes 1912-1913" presented a little-known aspect of the American...

Record 372 Coronavirus Cases in Greece; Emergency Partial Lockdowns

A record 372 cases of the coronavirus were announced by Greek officials on Thursday, along with one death in a victim with the virus. This is the highest number of cases recorded in the country in a 24-hour-period since the...

Giant Mushroom Found on Greek Mountain in Western Macedonia

While spending his August holiday exploring the forests around Mount Voio, located in the Western Macedonian region of Kastoria, Michalis Lalos came across a mushroom unlike any found in the supermarket. The gargantuan fungus weighed 8.15 kg (nearly 18...

Greek Businesses Unite to Further Interests in North Macedonia

Sixteen large Greek companies that operate in North Macedonia have recently launched the Association of Greek Businesses in North Macedonia based in country's capital city, Skopje. The founders include representatives from Stopanska Banka, EDS, Usje and Intrakat. Elected president Aris Vlachos...

Rare Spring Snow Blankets Large Parts of Northern Greece

Millions of Greeks from the northern parts of the country woke up on Thursday, April 2, only to see a completely white and wintry scene outside of their houses, amid the strict coronavirus lockdown. Not only mountainous villages but also...

City of Naoussa to Organize Greece's First Winter Event for Disabled People

The municipality of the city of Naoussa in Central Macedonia announced recently that it will organize the first ''Know The Snow'' event to offer a unique winter experience to one hundred disabled people. The event will take place at the...

Thick Blanket of Snow Covers Mountains of Northern Greece

Most of the ski resorts and villages in northern Greece's mountainous regions woke up on Wednesday under a thick white blanket of fresh snow. Ski resorts and villages in the counties of Imathia, Florina, Kozani, and Grevena as well as...

Former Google Executive Steve Vranakis Created ”Macedonia the Great” Logo

Former Google executive-turned Greek government adviser Steve Vranakis has been credited for the creation of the new, official commercial trademark which will be used for all products originating from Macedonia. Vranakis, who was hired recently by the conservative government as...

''Macedonia the Great'': Greece's New Official Trademark for Macedonian Products

The new, official commercial trademark which will be used for all products originating from Macedonia, Greece was presented during the Thessaloniki Summit on Thursday. This move is part of 2018's Prespa Agreement and the resulting implications it caused in commerce, as...