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Pompeii and the Greeks

An exhibition testifying to the many cultures that have left their mark on the ancient city of Pompeii from its foundation to its destruction...

Pope Francis Reunites With Syrian Refugee He Rescued From Lesbos

On February 17, Pope Francis met with students and the faculty of the Roma Tre University in Rome. While at the university, the pontiff...

Italy Rescues 1,000 Migrants Foundering in Mediterranean

Italy's coast guard said Friday that it had rescued about 1,000 migrants from leaky boats in the Mediterranean; one person was found dead. Officials said...

Market Data Shows Italians are Crazy About Greek Yogurt

  The traditional Greek-style yogurt has made a splash in many European markets, according to official data which states that yogurt is Greece's eighth biggest...

6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Italy

Italy was rocked by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake whose epicenter was 68 km south-west of Perugia, close to the town of Norcia, at 7:40...

UN: Death Toll Among Refugees Crossing Mediterranean Is Highest Ever

The U.N. refugee agency estimates nearly 4,200 people have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea since Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body washed ashore...

Strong Earthquake Hits Central Italy

A strong earthquake shook central Italy early Wednesday causing extensive damage to areas near the epicenter and killing at least 120 people. The U.S. Geological...

Italian Plenary Discusses Submitting Proposal to UNESCO for Greek Language Promotion

The Greek Community and Brotherhood of the Philhellenic Society of Italy has managed to get the Italian plenary to discuss its proposals for the...

Terra Ancestrale, a Study of Greeks Living in Italy

"Terra Ancestrale" - "Earth of Pioneers" - a study of Greeks in Italy presented in Rome, focuses on the "modern Greek diaspora in Italy, especially the...

Campo Chiaro: The Stunning Italian Ghost Town of Rhodes [video]

The abandoned village at the foot of Mount Profitis Ilias was built by Italians during World War II. They settled there, eyeing the timber...