Dynamiting Threatens Ancient Castle in Turkey

A Turkish site where a 2,100-year-old statue from the same civilization as King Midas was once unearthed is now in danger of being dynamited...

The Greek Designer of the Iconic British Mini Car

The name Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis, CBE, FRS, RDI may mean nothing to most Greeks today, but the English-Greek man had the distinction...

School in Belgium Launches New Video Game to Teach Ancient Greek History

A history teacher in Belgium has developed a new video game together with French video game company Ubisoft to teach children about ancient Greece, the Brussels...

Marble Stele from Asia Minor Returned to Munich Museum

A marble stele from Greece which was given as a wedding gift in 1958, has been returned to a museum in Munich, Germany after...

Hagia Sophia Is Turkey’s Top Tourist Attraction

For two consecutive years, 2014 and 2015, the former temple of Hagia Sophia, now a museum, is the top attraction for visitors to Turkey. Hagia...

Rare Photos of Thessaloniki to be Featured in Berlin Exhibition

Thessaloniki, the alluring city of Northern Greece, will be featured in an exhibition at the Museum of European Culture in Berlin starting August 9. The...

Istanbul a City Filled With Numerous Byzantine Remains

Istanbul is famous for its historical treasures, hidden secrets, legends and all the influences from different cultures. It is especially known for its numerous...

Ancient City of Troy 600 Years Older than Previously Believed

Νew archaeological discoveries from excavations at the site of the ancient city Troy in Turkey's northwestern Canakkale province suggest that people had settled in...

Diaspora Greeks in Istanbul Have Better Living Conditions Than in the Past

The problems the Greek community of Istanbul is facing and the actions and initiatives of the Ecumenical Federation of Constantinople Greeks were presented by chairman...

Historic Soumela Monastery in Pontus Reopens

The historic Panagia Soumela Monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary and located in Trabzon in the Black Sea is to reopen its doors to...