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Hagia Sophia: The Center of Greek Orthodox Faith Through the Ages

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) remains the symbolic center of the Greek Orthodox faith, even almost six centuries after its fall to the Ottomans....

A Greek Newspaper Struggles to Survive in Istanbul

The story of the Apoyevmatini newspaper in Istanbul mirrors to a great extent the story of the Greek community in the city: Once abundant...

Teodor Currentzis, The Greek Conductor Who Took Russia and Europe by Storm

Teodor Currentzis has been dubbed the "rebel of classical music," "the bad boy of classical music, and even a "hellraiser." These are all descriptions...

Leonidas Kestekides, The Greek Confectioner Who Spread Happiness

The story of the world-famous Leonidas chocolates and pralines is as rich as the confections themselves. It all began with a Greek chocolatier who...

EU Will Ban Disposable Plastic Products

The European Union reached an interim agreement on Wednesday to ban disposable plastic products such as drinking straws, plates and cups. The agreement was made...

Greeks in Albanian Town Have Properties Seized by State

Greeks who live in the seaside town of Himara in Albania have already seen their houses demolished and their properties seized since the passage of...

Money-Launderers Find Haven in Germany

Real estate laws and regulations in Germany have made the country a hotbed for the crime of international money laundering, according to a report...

Looted Pieces of Ancient Mosaic Return to Turkey

Part of an ancient mosaic known as the "Gypsy Girl" was displayed for the first time at the Gaziantep Museum in Turkey on Saturday after its...

Archbishop Expresses Sympathy to Greek and Albanian Families

Archbishop Anastasios of the Albanian Orthodox Autocephalous Church has stated that he sent condolences to the families of both Konstantinos Katsifas and Petrit Zilfa, despite...

Albanian Intelligence Agents Exposed in Stunning Security Breach

Albania has posted sensitive information about its senior intelligence operatives on the internet, publicizing crucial details about their identities, according to a recent report...