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No Mosque in Athens Means No Greek Schools in Turkey

The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced its refusal to continue the operation of the Greek Orthodox School, Halki Seminary, until the Fethiye Mosque...

Eurostat: Leading Cause of Death for Elderly Greeks

Eurostat released a research report concerning the cause of European deaths for the year 2010. Research was conducted in 33 countries and evidence suggested...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Visits Austria

"The joyous anniversary of the Austrian Metropolis’ fifty years of life and offer, is a milestone in the Church’s course and a great event...

Greece’s Largest Real Estate Deal

The National Bank of Greece (NBG) sold 66% of its real estate unit to Invel Real Estate Partners for 653 million euros. Invel decided...

Eurostat: Greece 3rd Lowest EU Birth Rate

Population in Greece has dropped by 5.5%, while the EU's population has increased by an average of 2.2% according to the demographic data of...

Turkey Accuses Greece of Doubting their Religious Freedoms

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc suggested last week, that he would like to see Hagia Sophia as a mosque. The diplomatic argument between...

Saleas “Conquers” Turkey with His Clarinet

The world-renowned clarinet player from Greece--Vasilis Saleas-- recently released his new album that was especially appreciated in Turkey. The Turkish newspaper Star announced in an...

Spiegel Compares Greece to Banana Republic

The German magazine Spiegel compared Greece to a Banana Republic in an article published on the magazine’s website. The article entitle “Like a Banana...

Greece: Convicted for Banning Same-Sex Civil Unions

The European Court of Human Rights made a final decision by majority vote concerning the case “Vallianatos and others vs Greece.” The Court did...

EU Assists Greece to Promote Agricultural Products

The European Commission approved 22 projects today concerning community contribution for the promotion of agricultural products in the European Union and in third countries....