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Artifact With 2,000-Year-Old Greek Inscription Discovered in Kurdistan

Archaeologists in the Iraqi region of Duhok have unearthed a stone artifact dating back to 165 BC which has an inscription in Greek. According to the inscription, which has been translated into Kurdish by scholars, the over 2,000-year-old stone dates...

‘The Greek Freak Invades Manila’ This Weekend in the Philippines

"The Greek Freak Invades Manila" is a charity event that the "Greek Freak," Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is participating in over the weekend in the Philippines. The event will include exhibition drills with PBA players Gabe Norwood and Ranidel...

Sophocles Greek Tragedy ‘Antigone’ to be Performed at Mandala Theatre in Nepal

Starting this Friday, Sophocles’ classic tragedy "Antigone" will be staged in the Nepali language at the Mandala Theatre. The Mandala Theatre's performance of the Greek play which was written before 441 BC is much-anticipated and the production will add some...

Metropolitan Athenagoras Makes Historical Trip to Jamaica

In a historical gesture, Metropolitan Archbishop Athenagoras will be taking a four-day trip to Jamaica, making him the first of a Metropolitan Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church to visit Jamaica. The Metropolitan Archbishop Athenagoras currently serves as the Ruling Hierarch...

Egypt: Gunmen Attacks Bus Transporting Coptic Christians, Kills At Least 26

A bus transporting Coptic Christians to a monastery in Egypt was attacked by an armed gunmen, killing at least 26 people and injuring 27 more, NPR's Jane Arraf has reported. This is the latest attack against Coptic Christians in...

Bangladesh Government Removes Statue Of Greek Goddess Following Protests by Islamist Groups

A sculpture of the Greek goddess Themis, the goddess of justice, stood proudly in Bangladesh for only 6 months before being removed due to protestors of Islamist groups who claimed that the statue hurt the sentiments of Muslims. The...

‘Uno y Mil Gernikas’ Exhibition in Argentina Displays the Innocent Victims of War, Past and Present

An exhibit called Uno y Mil Gernikas in Argentina showing the innocent victims of war is on display at the Museo de la Ciudad, Rosario’s City Museum. Although the exhibition focuses on 80th anniversary of Gernika’s bombing, it also displays images...

The Resurrection of the Lord Orthodox Cathedral Church Celebrates a New Cathedral in Lagos, Nigeria

On Sunday, the Resurrection of the Lord Orthodox Cathedral Church opened a new cathedral in Lagos, Nigeria. The Church held a service by the Archbishop of Orthodox Archdiocese of Nigeria, Alexander Gianniris, to commemorate the event. Gianniris' gave a service which...

Local Greek Community Celebrates Easter With Unique Epitaphios Liturgy in Seoul, South Korea (video)

Greek communities around the world are celebrating the Orthodox Easter holiday in traditional ways. Greek Reporter was live from Seoul, South Korea where the unique Epitaphios liturgy recited in the Korean language was attended by locals and Seoul's Greek...

The Largest Exhibition of Ancient Greek Ceramics to Ever Go on Public Display in Israel

On Wednesday at Jerusalem’s Bible Lands Museum the largest exhibit of Greek ceramics to ever be on display to the public opened in the exhibit Gods, Heroes and Mortals in Ancient Greece. The exhibit kicked off the museum's 25th anniversary...