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Turkey’s Erdogan Threatens to Turn Hagia Sophia to a Mosque

On the eve of Greek national day, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced the possibility of reverting the Hagia Sophia to a mosque. "This is...
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15 Year-Old Greek Boy Dazzles in Germany’s “The Voice” (video)

A fifteen-year-old Greek boy amazed judges with with his breathtaking singing at the German version of the popular talent show "The Voice" last week. Lazaros...

Several Injured as Man Opens Fire in Dutch Tram

A man has opened fire in a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht, injuring several people, police have said. A square near a tram...

New Zealand Killer’s Reference to Hagia Sofia Angers President Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayipp Erdogan responded angrily on Friday to the so-called manifesto of the New Zealand killer, which contained hateful anti-Islamic language. The pages-long...

European Parliament Votes to Suspend Accession Talks with Turkey

The European Parliament's plenary session approved on Wednesday a proposal by its Foreign Affairs Committee to suspend all accession negotiations with Turkey. European lawmakers passed...

Greek-Born Jewish Entrepreneur Joseph Nissim Dies At 100

Joseph Nissim, the Thessaloniki Jew who escaped from the Nazis, fought in WWII and later created the "Bolton Group" business empire in Italy, has...

Ahmadiyya Leader Warns of “Critical Need for Peace” at London Symposium

The global leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community warned of the "critical need for peace" at the community's sixteenth annual Peace Symposium on Saturday...

Greece Triumphs in Berlin’s “Oscars of Tourism”

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura came away with four important international tourism awards during the ITB Berlin 2019 tourism show on Thursday. The PATWA International Travel...
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Harrowing Mid-Atlantic Rescue of Greek Captain (video)

Dramatic footage from last Saturday's rescue of a 47-year-old Greek captain in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has been released by the Portuguese...

Greek Analyst Features on Forbes “Top Young Innovators” List

A young Greek analyst has been included on the prestigious Forbes list of notable European innovators which was published earlier in the week. Vangelis Andrikopoulos,...