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Greek Orthodox Christians of Istanbul Celebrate Epiphany

The Greek Orthodox Christian community in Istanbul led by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew celebrated Epiphany with the traditional blessing of the waters on Saturday. The Ecumenical...

First Child of the New Year in Berlin is Greek

His name is Philippos Georgios.  He is a healthy 3,450 grams baby boy and he is the first child of 2018, born in Berlin. Little...

FYROM Considers Referendum for Name Dispute with Greece

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) government, is mulling a plan to hold a referendum over the name dispute with Greece. According to local...

Greek Deputy FM Visits Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan

A Greek delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Terence Quick visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan on Friday. According to Armenpress, the Greek official...

First Greek Orthodox Monastery to be Built in Austria

Metropolitan Arsenios of Austria and Hungary The first Greek Orthodox monastery is to be erected in the Austrian state of Burgenland, in eastern Austria on...

EU Leaders Still Disagree over Refugee Quotas

European Union leaders met on Thursday in Brussels to discuss the refugee quotas issue, and put an end to the rifts among them. According to...

Hagiographies of Hagia Sophia of Trebizond to See the Light Again (video)

Turkish authorities have given the green light for the renovation of Hagia Sophia of Trebizond, including the uncovering of all hagiographies that are now...

EU Might Scrap Refugee Quota Scheme

The European Union could scrap the scheme that compels member states to accept quotas of refugees. European Council President Donald Tusk will make the...

Cretan Wine Amphorae Discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists working in Pompeii have accidentally discovered several wine amphorae that are believed to be 2000 years old and in very good condition. According to...

European Commission President Mistakenly Calls FYROM, ‘Macedonia’ (video)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker accidentally called the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, "Macedonia", before he showed his embarrassment with a goofy grimace. Juncker's slip...