Greek To Be Taught as Foreign Language in Russian Schools Starting January 1, 2017

According to sources, the Russian Minister of Education, Olga Vasilieva recently signed and approved the Greek language into the curriculum of Russian schools. Starting January...

EU Parliament Solidly Votes to Halt Turkey’s EU-Membership Talks

According to Reuters, on Thursday members of the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favor of an immediate temporary halt to EU-membership talks with Turkey,...

Panagia Soumela Monastery to Remain Closed Until August 2018

The Panagia Soumela Monastery will remain closed until August 2018 due to restoration works ongoing since 2015. The annual liturgy of the Greek Orthodox Church...

Turkish Family Looking After Historic Pontic Greek Church

For generations a group of ethnic Greeks called Pontic Greeks lived along the shores of what is now known as the Black Sea. However,...

Greek Man Murders His Lover’s Husband in Germany

A 28-year-old Greek man confessed to Austrian authorities that he is the murderer of another Greek man, Antonis Christofakis, 32, who was found dead...

Greek Researcher Gets Award in German Bundestag for Work on Social Practices During Crisis

Anastasia Poulou, a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy in Munich, received the second prize of...

Erdogan Makes Veiled Threat to Unleash 3 Million Refugees into the EU

While speaking to Al Jazeera, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Europe wouldn't know what to do if the 3 million refugees currently...

Greece Ranks Third in Exports to Germany

Greece ranked third in the import of oranges to Germany, with a market share of 2.8 percent in the 2013-2015 period, a report by...

Iconic Greek Restaurant, Pandelis, Shuts Down in Istanbul

The iconic Pandeli restaurant, named after its Greek founder Pandelis Cobanoglu, was founded in Istanbul in 1901. The restaurant near Sultanahmet was a favorite...

Albanian Authorities Order the Evacuation of 19 Greek Homes in Himare

Nineteen Greek expatriate families living in Himare, Albania, were ordered by local authorities to evacuate their homes within five days because they will be...