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Cyprus President in Paris to Commemorate WWI Centennial

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, traveled to Paris on Thursday evening in order to attend commemoration events for the centennial of the armistice ending WWI. He is there at the invitation of French President Emmanuel...

WWI Troops Found Ancient Greek Treasures While Digging Trenches

It is something of a running joke that you can't dig anywhere in Greece without stumbling across some relic of the country's ancient past. Wartime is apparently no exception to this rule, as an exhibition dedicated to the sites and...

Series of Events on Lemnos to Commemorate ANZACs that Fell in Gallipoli

The island of Lemnos will be holding a series of events at Mydros on Friday, to commemorate the ANZACs that fell in the notorious Battle of Gallipoli, during World War I. The commemoration ceremonies will start with a memorial service at the...

Astonishing Photos of Athens circa 1917 go on Display

Rare photographs of Athens and its life a century ago will go on display for the first time in Greece at Benaki Museum. The material comes from the French military archives, with photographs taken by two French soldiers turned photographers,...

70 Years Since the Return of Greek Battleship from the Middle East

A century has passed since Greek battleship “G. Averof” sailed into the Faliro bay and was appointed as the flagship of the Hellenic Navy, heading the martial efforts of the Hellenic Nation for self determination and restoration of Hellenism in...

On the Trail of Ho Chi Minh in Edessa

According to the first Vietnamese Ambassador to Greece Vu Binh,who visited Edessa in response to an invitation from Mayor Dimitris Giannou to mark Oxi Day on Oct. 28, Vietnamese revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh served with the French army...