Scientists Reveal ‘Gate to Hell’ Mystery in Ancient Greek City

  Scientists have explained the mystery of the "Gate to Hell", the phenomenon whereby birds fall dead when they approach a point in the ancient...

Skopje Moves Controversial ‘Macedonian’ Statue

As Skopje begins to replace signs featuring Greek cultural symbols -- such as its 'Alexander the Great Highway' displays -- FYROM's government also moved...

Greek Women Take Marbles Campaign to London

Five women from the Greek island of Rhodes have taken the campaign to return the Parthenon Marbles the British Museum in London. Iliana Katsanakou, Mary Philippaki,...

New Dictionary Reveals Common Words in Turkish, Greek-Cypriot Dialects

Although Turkish and Greek Cypriots remain divided by language, a new 3,500-entry dictionary launched this week promises to uncover common words and phrases shared...

Mount Athos Photographer Takes Greek Culture to Heart of Europe

An exhibition of photos taken on Greece's Mount Athos by Polish photographer Tomasz Mociski has caught the eye of visitors at the Council of...

Ancient Greek Tragedy Adapted by Syrian Women, to be Staged in Berlin

A group of Syrian women are adapting the Euripides’ tragedy “Iphigenia”, using a a play set during an ancient war to bring Berlin audiences...

The Parthenon Marbles are Back in the News

An exhibition of Auguste Rodin sculptures at the British Museum might bring back in the news the ongoing issue of the repatriation of the...

The 10 Best Greek Restaurants in London

There is still a long way to go before we start packing for a sunny Greek island but this should not be a reason...

Holy Icons Kept in Hagia Sophia Receive New Life after Restoration

Holly icons from Greek Orthodox churches across Turkey are brought to Hagia Sophia for restoration work in order to be exhibited at a new...

Aeschylus’ Ancient Greek Drama in Istanbul with Syrian Actresses

One of the most celebrated ancient Greek dramas will be staged in Turkey for the first time, and with the participation of Syrian women...