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Brussels’ Greek Santa Claus

The only Santa Claus in Brussels’ main square Grand-Place is... Greek. Hordes of immigrants pleading for jobs are the unfortunate result of the economic crisis...

Santa’s Not Coming to Athens This Year

With Greece struggling with the economic crisis and trying to find a solution, the British newspaper The Guardian recommends its readers choose cards by...

On Christmas, Turkey celebrates its native son, our Santa

When journalist Francis Church replied to 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon in 1897, “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus,” he could have added: "in Turkey." Hundreds...

Turkish Archaeologists Claim they Found St Nicholas Burial Site

Archaeologists in Turkey have made a discovery which could settle a century-old debate and disappoint millions of children around the world. They have unearthed what...

Gunman Kills 39 in Istanbul Nightclub Attack on New Year’s Eve

At least thirty-nine people have been killed and dozens more were wounded in the first hours of 2017 early Sunday, in an attack on...

Bonn’s Greek Community Hosts Christmas Bazaar

The board of the Greek community of Bonn, Germany organized a Christmas bazaar on the 11th and 12th of  December 2010.  It was hosted in its...

Turkey demands St Nicholas’s bones back

Turkish newspaper Hürriyet is reporting that Ankara wants Italy to return the bones of St Nicolas. The remains of the third century Bishop of Myra,...