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Perinthos Excavations Unearth the History of Ancient Food

A team of archaeologists on Tuesday in Tekirdag, Turkey, excavated a plethora of artifacts found in the daily lives of those living in Perinthos 5,000 years ago. The archaeologist who led the project, Zeynep Kocel Erdem, told the Anadolou Agency...

A Forgotten Greece: The Pomakochoria

The Pomakochoria in the Thrace region in Greece are villages were Pomaks, a Muslim minority, live in the Rhodope mountain range.

Turkish Foreign Minister Arrives in Greece, Calls Muslim Minority ”Turkish”

Mevlut Cavusoglu, the Turkish Foreign Minister, arrived on Sunday morning in Greece, ahead of a two-day visit that aims to boost the turbulent relations between Ankara and Athens.

Pomaks of Thrace Say Turkish FM Cavusoglou is Persona Non Grata

The Cultural Association of the Pomaks issued a damning statement recently, ahead of Sunday's private visit of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to Western Thrace.

Ernest Hemingway Witnessed the Greek Genocide

Ernest Hemingway  witnessed at first hand as a journalist the displacement of the Greeks from their ancestral homelands of Asia Minor.

Turkey Provokes Greece, Claiming it Curbs Rights of “Turkish Minority”

Turkey on Wednesday accused Greece once more of violating the rights of its Muslim minority who live in the north of the country. Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Yavuz Selim Kiran visited Thessaloniki and the northern province of Thrace and met with...

Muslims Decry Lack of Appropriate Burial Places in Greece

Sparked by the tragic death of a 27-year-old asylum seeker and mother of three from Afghanistan, Greece's Muslim community has requested more appropriate burial places for their dead. Currently, there is only one Muslim cemetery in the entire country. The...

Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Up Onshore Along Northern Greek River

Shocking images emerged of thousands of dead fish washed up along the shores of several bodies of water in Rhodope, a region in Western Thrace, over the weekend. Veterinary officials from Eastern Macedonia and Thrace located the dead fish in...

Greece Records Steep Rise in Coronavirus Cases

Greek health authorities announced 55 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday in what is the highest jump in the number of cases in a single day for weeks. Authorities say that most of the cases were recorded in Thrace, northeastern Greece,...

Greece on Alert after Increase of Coronavirus in Thrace Region

Greek health authorities are on high alert once again after 11 new cases of Covid-19 appeared in the Echinos community in the Xanthi Prefecture, an area in which the General Secretariat for Citizen Protection imposed a curfew and restrictions on...