Self-Exiled Greeks Return to Visit their Home in Istanbul

Self-exiled Greeks returned for a visit to Istanbul this week decades after they were forced to leave their homes in fear of persecution and...

London Greek Radio Founder Passes at 59

The Greek-speaking community in the U.K. lost a champion recently with the passing of Christos (Takis) Harmandas, the founder of London Greek Radio (LGR). Harmandas, hailing...

Turkish Nationalist Group Invaded İstanbul’s Hagia Sophia Church to Pray (video)

In protest to US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, members of the Alperen Ocakları; an offshoot of the Turkish nationalist movement...

Greek Days in Taranto, Italy

A three-day education, theatre and discussion event named "Greek Days" was organized on Friday in Taranto, Italy. The event was organised by the ethnic Greek...

New Glasgow Restaurant Offers Free Trip to Greece

A new restaurant opening in Glasgow; with a Greek name and southern European cuisine, is offering customers a chance to win a free trip...

Greece Among EU Countries Registering Complaint About Ukrainian Education Bill

The foreign affairs ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania, have written to the Foreign Minister of the Ukraine, expressing their concerns over the...

The Last of the Calabrian Greeks

  By: John Kazaklis, http://istoria.life Italian as we know it today was not always spoken throughout Italy. The Italian language did not become the staple language...

Greek Community Complaints about Plan to Demolish their Homes in Albania

The Greek community in Himara, Albania, has complained about a mass Albanian government demolition plan that puts their homes at risk, according to Epirus...

How Istanbul’s Historical Churches Celebrate Christmas

Istanbul is home to over 200 active churches according to a 2000 census, and this holiday season they are celebrating Christmas with the traditional...

The Light of Christmas Shines Bright at the Phanar in Turkey

One of the greatest manifestations of hope for Christians in the Middle East and indeed around the world is the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.