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Wikipedia Urges Turkey to Lift Year-Long Ban

Wikipedia, the free open-source online encyclopedia, has written to Turkey's leadership calling for a year-long ban on the site to be lifted. Writing in an...

FYROM Court Gives Former Premier Gruevski 2-Year Jail Term

Nikola Gruevski, one-time leader of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), was sentenced to two years in jail on Wednesday for his part...

Swedish Diplomat Calls for Return of Greece’s Parthenon Sculptures

A former Swedish ambassador to Greece has called for the return of the Parthenon sculptures during an event held at the National Theatre in...

Turkey ‘Shrine’ Turns Out to be Tomb of Ancient Greek Boxer

A 2,300-year-old tomb in Aegean Turkey -- once revered as a saint's shrine -- turns out to have been the final resting place of...

Greek Heiress Corinne Mentzelopoulos Turns Winery into $1B Business

  Greek heiress Corinne Mentzelopoulos has turned the famous Chateau Margaux in France into a $1 billion business, according to a Bloomberg report. Mentzopoulos is the daughter...

German Footballers Face Backlash Over Erdogan Photos

On Tuesday, as Germany unveiled its football squad for June's 2018 World Cup in Russia, two of best-known players are facing a storm of criticism for...

Ancient Greek Artifacts Uncovered in Slovakia

Βronze pieces of a Greek warrior’s breastplate have been unearthed near an ancient Celtic fortified settlement in southern Slovakia. Regine Thomas of Cologne University digitized...

Greek Scientist Elected Fellow at UK’s Royal Society

Pioneering work by a Greek scientist on the nervous systems of mammals has seen him chosen by fellow researchers to join a prestigious British...

Greek Cypriot Contestant Starts Plate Smashing in ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ (video)

A Greek Cypriot has set the stage on fire -- literally -- at auditions for the U.K.'s Britain's Got Talent television show. Bambas, a Cypriot...

Kazantzakis Event Unites People Across Europe

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Nikos Kazantzakis may be one of Greece's most well-known exports, particularly for his 1946 novel, Zorba the Greek. Even in the far north...