The Greeks of Donetsk Oblast: Surviving the Ukraine Crisis

Unbeknownst to many, Greeks make up the third largest nationality in the Donetsk Oblast (Donetsk Province) in the Ukraine. In particular, the region is...

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...

Team of Greek Scientists Discover Greater Number of Gene Variants on Height

Researchers have pinpointed 83 genetic variants that could affect the height of a person and their findings have been published in "Nature" magazine. Part of...

ISIS Threatens Christian Churches During Holiday Season

With a message posted on the internet on Thursday, the "Secret jihadists" group threaten the Christian world and speak of "bloody celebrations in the...

Two Greek Humanitarian Projects on the Shortlist for the 2016 European Civil Society Migration...

On December 15 the winners of the eighth European Civil Society Prize on Migration will be announced and this year's shortlist of nominees includes...

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,...

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...

Anti-depressant Medicine Dating Back 1,300 Years Discovered in Ancient Greek City

It seems that even back in the ancient times people were prone to depression as archaeological finds from the Ancient Greek city of Bathonea,...

Eating as if You Live in Greece Reduces Your Chances of Heart Attack, Cambridge...

Recent research into the impact of diet and cardiovascular disease conducted by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and Cambridge University in the UK revealed...

First Orthodox Consecration in Smyrna Since 1922

Sunday was a joyous day for the Orthodox Christians of Smyrna, as the consecration of Erythrae Bishop Cyrillus was the first since 1922. The consecration...