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....

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...

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...

Getting to Know Warsaw’s “Filoksenia”

Welcome to Warsaw, Poland -- where history and modern times collide in a beautiful display of buildings, museums and art! Warsaw is one of...

Visiting the Historical City of Budapest, with a Greek Twist

Budapest is without a doubt one of Europe's most spectacularly beautiful cities. Here, you will find the past and the present blending in a...

Greek Term ‘Toxic’ is Oxford’s Word of the Year for 2018 (video)

With its roots in the Ancient Greek word “toxikon,” the English word “toxic” has been crowned as the word of year in 2018 by...

Turkey Recalls Diplomat Over Greek Costume Scandal

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Saturday recalled its ambassador to Uganda after she was photographed at a reception for Turkey’s annual Republic Day wearing...

Greek Evzones Honored in Warsaw Photo Exhibition

Greece's Evzone  Presidential Guard soldiers are being honored in a photography exhibit currently on display in the Polish capital of Warsaw, commemorating the 150th anniversary...

2,400-Year-Old ‘Odysseus’ Greek Vessel Discovered Intact at the Bottom of the Black Sea

A discovery that could change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world was made at the bottom of the Black Sea...

2,000-Year-Old Greek Tomb Painting Found in Italy

A 2,000-year-old painting depicting a naked servant carrying a jug of wine and a vase, has been discovered inside a tomb in Cumae, which...