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New French Education Minister to Promote Latin and Ancient Greek in Schools

The new French National Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer, 52, said that he wants to promote Latin and Ancient Greek in schools. Speaking to BFM TV on...

Muslims Call the Faithful to Pray in Hagia Sophia

A group called "Youth of the East" is calling on Muslims to gather for morning prayer in Hagia Sophia on Saturday, an ANT1 television...

Pontian Cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin Goes to Space for Fifth Time

Roscosmos cosmonaut of Pontian origin Fyodor Yurchikhin goes to space for the fifth time as a Soyuz rocket was launched on Thursday from the...

Istanbul Patriarchate Purchases World’s Third Oldest Church

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Istanbul has purchased what is considered to be the world's third oldest church, the head priest of Halki Seminary,...

Portugal’s Greatest Hellenist Maria Helena Rocha-Pereira Passes Away at 92

Portuguese Hellenist Maria Helena Rocha-Pereira passed away on Sunday at age 92. Pereira was responsible for two monumental anthologies of Greek and Latin classics, under...

Vienna’s Greek Deputy Mayor Asks for the Transfer of Central European University to Austrian...

Vienna's Deputy Mayor Maria Vasilakou asked for the transfer of the Central European University (CEU) from Budapest to Vienna after the Hungarian government decided...

Greek Woman Becomes One of the Richest in Turkey After Inheriting $3 Bln Fortune

A woman of Greek origin has become one of the richest people in Turkey after winning an 8-year legal battle over the inheritance of...

Europe’s Highest Court Gives Employers Right to Ban Religious Symbols at Work

The European Court of Justice has recognized the right of employers to prohibit the use of visible religious symbols such as the hijab in...

First Greek Policeman in German Federal Police

Charilaos Kyriakidis is the first police officer of the Federal Police Directorate at Frankfurt airport without German citizenship, a Deutsche Welle report says. The...

ISIS Jihadists Threaten Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

  A new video by ISIS jihadists threatens the West and warns that the next target is Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, as Turkey will become...