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The Greek Designer of the Iconic British Mini Car

The name Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis, CBE, FRS, RDI may mean nothing to most Greeks today, but the English-Greek man had the distinction...

Scientists Find Ancient Greek Texts on Papyrus Burnt After Vesuvius Eruption

A group of European scientists has found a hidden ancient Greek text on the back of a papyrus that was burnt after the Vesuvius...

Ancient City of Troy 600 Years Older than Previously Believed

Νew archaeological discoveries from excavations at the site of the ancient city Troy in Turkey's northwestern Canakkale province suggest that people had settled in...

Kevin Spacey Recites Poetic Tribute to Beloved Greek Statue at Rome Museum (video)

American actor Kevin Spacey recited a poem about a battered boxer as he stood next to an iconic statue of a fighter during a...

The UK’s New PM Loves Greece — But Will he Return the Marbles? (video)

By any measure a controversial personality, the new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is a Brexiteer -- but he is also a great philhellene,...

Ursula von der Leyen: First Woman Nominated to Lead the EU

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is nominated to replace Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission. Ursula von der Leyen will be...

Erdogan says US May Not Impose Sanctions on Turkey over Russian Missiles

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the U.S. will not impose sanctions on Turkey over the purchase of the Russian S-400...

Panagia Soumela Monastery will Not be Open for Dormition of Virgin Mary Liturgy

The emblematic Panagia Soumela Monastery in Trabzon, Turkey will not be open for the Dormition of Virgin Mary liturgy on August 15 since restoration works...

Albania’s President Cancels Local Elections Citing Political Tension (video)

Albania's President Ilir Meta has cancelled local elections scheduled for the end of the month citing political tension. In the past few days thousands of...

Greens on the Rise; Far-Right Not as Strong as Expected in EU Elections

The 2019 European Parliament elections held few surprises overall, with a rise of Green parties, a moderate rise in far-right parties and traditional center...