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29-Year-Old Greek-American Mother Murdered in New York

New York police are investigating after 29-year-old Greek-American Irene Spantopanagos, who was stabbed to death in an apparent murder-suicide attempt on Saturday. Authorities say officers from the Nassau County Police Department's were called to a home on North Manhattan Avenue...

Greek-Americans: The Forgotten Heroes of the Balkan Wars

Thousands of Greek-Americans returned to their homeland in 1912-1913 to fight in the Balkan Wars. As many as one-third of all the men in the Greek Army during the Balkan Wars were Americanized Greeks who had left everything they...

Russia Asked China for Ukraine Military Assistance, US Officials Say

Russia asked China for military support as well as economic assistance for its invasion of Ukraine, CNN reported on Sunday. The requests came after the invasion occurred, with one official declining to detail the Chinese reaction but indicated that they...

The Countries With Nuclear Weapons and Why Others Can’t Have Them

Why are some countries allowed to have nuclear weapons while others cannot? The Russia-Ukraine crisis has the world on edge, as countries with nuclear bombs like Russia threaten to unleash their destruction. But who are the so-called nuclear powers? Nuclear...

Lipsi, Greece Ranked a Top 10 Travel Destination for 2022

Lipsi, a tiny Greek island in the Dodecanese archipelago, ranks as one of the top 10 alternative travel destinations in the world for 2022, according to Girovagate.com, one of Italy's largest travel blogs. "Those who, like us, are constantly looking...

Greek Author Christos Ikonomou Wins US’ Chowdhury Prize in Literature

Greek author Christos Ikonomou won the inaugural Chowdhury Prize in Literature, an international prize for writers — and the first literary award of its kind on the US West Coast — on Tuesday. Born in Athens in 1970, Ikonomou has...

Greek Language Day: Honoring The Mother of Western Languages

International Greek Language Day is celebrated annually every February 9, the day which also honors the memory of the Greek national poet Dionysios Solomos, who wrote Greece's national anthem ''Hymn to Liberty.'' This celebration seeks to highlight the Greek language’s...

Greek Photographer Wins Award with Stunning Images of New York’s Street Life

Greek photographer Dimitri Mellos won the 2021 Street Photography Award with his pictures capturing life in the streets of New York City

Byzantine-Style Iconographer Tells Story Behind Martin Luther King Jr. Icon

An iconographer paid tribute to iconic civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. by creating a Byzantine-style icon that portrays him as a martyred saint. This icon is the work of Robert Lentz, who had been living in a cloistered...

Greek Astronomer Confirms Einstein with his Black Hole Study

The first image of a black hole, captured in 2019 by Greek astronomer Dimitrios Psaltis, has revealed more support for Einstein's theory of general relativity.