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WWII Submarine Wreck Lying in Greece's Ionian Sea Cleared of Fishing Nets

A group of professional divers removed the fishing gear that was covering a British World War II submarine which is laying at a depth of 52 meters in the area between the islands of Kefalonia and Zakynthos in the...

Greece Calls Germany to the Negotiating Table Over War Reparations

The Greek ambassador to Berlin on Tuesday presented a so-called note verbale to the German Foreign Affairs Ministry, calling Germany to negotiations on outstanding World War I and II reparations and compensation. According to a statement by the ministry, Alternate...

Flashback to the Sinking of Legendary Greek Cruiser Elli in Tinos (video)

August 15, 1940, just after 8 am. At the waterfront of Tinos thousands of believers were preparing to attend the holly mass at the Church of the Dormition of Virgin Mary near the port. The vendors had set up their...

PM Tsipras: Greece Will Continue Struggle for German Reparations

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras referred to the claim of German reparations and the occupation loan in his address at the ceremony for the commemoration of the 317 Greeks that were massacred by the occupying German troops on...

Tanks and Aircrafts to Return to 'OXI Day' Parade

This year’s October 28 parade, in remembrance of General Ioannis Metaxas' strong reply of 'oxi' (no) to Mussolini's request to allow Italian troops to come into Greece at the beginning of WW II, will include tanks and armored vehicles....