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Germanos: A Misunderstood Hero of the Greek War of Independence

One of the most well-known paintings of the Greek War of Independence is by Greek artist Theodoros Vryzakis, and depicts Germanos.

Apokries: Carnival Season in Full Swing in Greece

Carnival celebrations in Greece, or “Apokries,” started at the weekend and will culminate next weekend. Young and old carnival-goers flooded the streets all over the country after a long period during which the coronavirus pandemic limited events. The western city of...

Greek Woman Accused of Killing Daughter Detained Ahead of Trial

Late on Monday, it was concluded that a Greek woman accused of killing her hospitalized 9-year-old daughter will be detained until her hearing. Roula Pispirigou from the western port city of Patras is being held under enhanced protection measures to...

The Damning Evidence Against a Mother Charged with her Child’s Murder

Damning evidence against Greek mother Roula Pispirigkou, whose three children all died under suspicious medical circumstances over the last three years, emerged on Thursday. The police report charging Pispirigkou with the murder of her eldest daughter Georgina in 2022 includes...

Greek Mother Charged with Her Child’s Murder Given More Time to Testify

Greek mother Roula Pispirigkou whose three children all died in suspicious medical circumstances over the last three years was brought before an Athens examining magistrate on Thursday following her arrest in the city of Patras on Wednesday on murder...

Apokries: Greek Carnival Season Reaches Peak this Weekend

Carnival celebrations in Greece, or "Apokries," are some of the most beloved traditions in the country. Celebrated before the period of Great Lent, or "Sarakosti," begins, Apokries allow revelers to partake in all the food, dance, and celebration they can...

Pandemic: Greece Records 2,801 New Cases, 781 Intubations

Greece announced another 2,801 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, while 781 patients remained intubated due to the pandemic.

COVID-19 Pandemic: Greece Records Another 78 Fatalities on Sunday

Greece announced another 1,955 COVID-19 infections on Sunday, with a total of 749 patients now being intubated across the nation's hospitals.

The Metropolitan Who Blessed the Greek War of Independence

The name of Palaion Patron Germanos may not be the first that comes to mind in the Greek War of Independence, yet he was the one who sealed the uprising

Melina Mercouri Mural Welcomes Public to Greek Street Art Festival

A striking mural of iconic Greek actress Melina Mercouri, famous for both her career on the big screen as well as her life of activism, has kicked off ArtWalk's Fifth International Street Arts Festival in Patras. The impressive graffiti piece...