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Greek Artist Jannis Kounellis Dies At 80 in Rome

The talented Jannis Kounellis has passed away in Rome at the age of 80. Born in Piraeus, Greece in 1936, the Greek artist Jannis Kounellis was an internationally renowned artist. He begun the journey into a fruitful career as an artist when...

6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Italy

Italy was rocked by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake whose epicenter was 68 km south-west of Perugia, close to the town of Norcia, at 7:40 on Sunday morning. The quake struck at an area that was already suffering in the...

Pope Francis' Touching Moments During his Visit to Lesvos (video)

"The Greek people are responding with great generosity to the needs of the refugees, even though it is going through a tough period," highlighted Pope Francis, after his visit to the hotspot of Moria, in Lesvos. "We came here to draw...

Pope Francis to Visit Lesvos Next Week

Pope Francis intends to visit the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos on April 15, in order to draw attention to the plight of refugees and sensitize European and international public opinion to the issue. The Church of Greece on...

Pope Francis Calls on Faithful to Not Turn Back on Refugees

Addressing the faithful on Palm Sunday, Pope Francis criticized those who he said are washing their hands of the fate of desperate refugees, according to Reuters. The Pope blessed palm and olive branches in St. Peter's Square in Rome before...

European Citizens Show Support to Greece with Rallies in Major Cities

Demonstrations supporting Greece in this difficult period took place in Berlin, Rome and Paris on Saturday, coinciding with Refugee Day. In Berlin, Blockupy and German opposition leftist parties Die Linke and Die Grünen organized a large protest against austerity in Greece and...

Cycladic Figurines in Rome’s Colosseum

Artifacts from the collections of the Greek Cycladic Art Museum will be transferred to Rome in order to be included in a major exhibition on Ancient Earth, presented at the Colosseum. The exhibition, titled “TerrAntica; Volti, miti e immagini della...

Tears of Joy Follow Tears of Sorrow as Organs of Greek Girl Save 4 Lives

Anastasia's last wish was to donate her organs to save lives, said the mother of the 17-year-old Greek girl who died last week after falling from a hotel balcony in Rome while on a school trip. After her death, four...

Greek Student Passes Away After Falling off Balcony in Rome

A 17-year-old Greek student who fell from a balcony while on a school trip in Rome has unfortunately succumbed to her injuries, despite doctors' best efforts. The young girl from Alexandria, Imathia in northern Greece, had been fighting for...

Greek Student Falls From Balcony in Rome

A Greek student who had traveled to Rome, Italy as part of a six-day school trip was rushed to the hospital after falling from a second floor balcony. The girl who came from Imathia, northern Greece is currently undergoing...