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La Grecia Salentina: Where Greek Language and Culture Still Survive

Nine villages in southern Italy collectively known as La Grecia Salentina (Salentine Greece) or, in the local dialect, Griko have maintained aspects of the Greek language and culture that have survived for centuries. Recently, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou visited the...

Greek President Sakellaropoulou Tests Positive for COVID-19

The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an announcement on Wednesday. Sakellaropoulou has mild symptoms and is in isolation in her house. All of her scheduled activities have been canceled. Sakellaropoulou tested positive for COVID-19...

War in Ukraine Dominates Opening of the Delphi Economic Forum

The war in Ukraine dominated the opening of the prestigious Delphi Economic Forum on Wednesday with remarks by several heads of state. The Forum opened in person in Delphi after two years of online and hybrid formats due to the...

Greece Marks Independence Day with Grand Military Parade in Athens

Greece commemorated on Friday the 201st anniversary of the 1821 War of Independence against 400 years of Ottoman rule with the annual military parade in the center of the capital. Thousands of Greeks flocked to the city center to watch...

“We Stand By the Greeks of Ukraine”, President Sakellaropoulou Says

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said ahead of Greek Independence Day on March 25 that the Greek community in Ukraine "is in our thoughts, as it’s going through a trying time and is suffering the hardships of war." In a message...

Greece Delivers 14 Tons of Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine

Greece delivered 14 tons of humanitarian aid to Ukraine on Sunday, Ukrainian officials said.  The aid was transported by trucks to the Ukrainian-Romanian border, from where it was picked up by other means of transport. Commander of the Joint Forces...

Greece Blasts Turkey Over Panagia Soumela “Desecration”

Greece and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew blasted Turkey on Tuesday over the "desecration" of the Panagia Soumela Monastery which was turned into a nightclub for an advertising video clip. The controversial video clip, with a DJ playing loud electronic music in...

Greece Celebrates Epiphany Amid Coronavirus Surge

Greece and Hellenes around the world celebrated Epiphany, one of Christianity’s most important feasts, on Thursday, while employing the appropriate protection measures against the coronavirus. Greek Reporter was at the village of Limni in northern Evia where a procession through the...

Former Greek President Karolos Papoulias Dies at 92

Former President of Greece Karolos Papoulias died on Sunday 26 December at the age of 92. Papoulias, who was also foreign minister in 1985-89 and 1993-96, was a high-ranking member of socialist PASOK party and a close associate of its...

Greece Honors Distinguished Hellenes of the Diaspora

Greece honored eight distinguished figures of the Greek diaspora for excellence in their fields and promoting Greece abroad in an event on Thursday in Athens. The third edition of the annual Argo Awards, held under the auspices of President Katerina...