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Greece Bids Farewell to Philhellene Former French President Valery Giscard d’Estaing

Former president of France Valery Giscard d'Estaing passed away on Wednesday at the age of 94, with Greece bidding farewell to a great philhellene...

Ancient Greek Lion from the Port of Piraeus Now Adorns Venice’s Arsenal

The story of the Piraeus Lion is one of several which are part of Greece's long history of ancient sculpted masterpieces -- and their...

Most of Europe Goes into Second Lockdown as Covid-19 Cases and Deaths Soar

People in several European countries have rushed for their last convivial drink or shopping spree before the second coronavirus lockdown as the numbers of...

Erdogan Now Aiming his Guns at Europe

The grisly terrorist attacks in France's cities of Nice and Avignon, which followed the verbal  exchanges between French President Emmanuel Macron and his Turkish...

Ancient Church Discovered Under Turkish Lake

The remains of a 1,500-year-old basilica constructed in honor of St. Neophytos have now emerged after water levels in Lake Iznik in the province...

The Fascinating Story of the Greeks of Corsica

The people of the Mani peninsula are famous, among many other things, for their free spirit and devotion to Greek Orthodox traditions. Towards the end...

In the Covid-Free Italian Town of the ‘Last Greeks’ You Can Buy a House...

Cinquefrondi, a village in the southern region of Calabria, Italy, made headlines around the world for its offering of homes for 1 euro ($...

Germany Says No to Greek Orthodox Holy Communion Over Coronavirus Fears

The German government has decided to ban Holy Communion in the form it is given to Orthodox Christians in fear that it is conducive...

Princes’ Islands: Istanbul’s Long Ago Refuge from Pandemic

Two times in history the Princes' Islands (Πριγκηπονήσια, Pringiponisia), located off Istanbul, served as a welcome refuge from the plague, something that the current...

EU Decides to Keep European Borders Closed Until June 15

The European Commission on Friday called on Schengen member states and allied states to extend the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU...