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...

Greece Announces Full Protection of Britons’ Rights in Case of No-Deal Brexit

Greece's Foreign Minister George Katrougalos sent an official letter to his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt on Wednesday. In it, the foreign minister informed Great...

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...

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...

FYROM Parliament Set to Vote on Prespa Agreement

Governments in Greece, western Europe and the U.S.A. anxiously await developments in Skopje, as FYROM's parliament is set to vote on the Prespa agreement...

Orthodox Schism As Russian Church ‘Breaks All Ties’ With Constantinople Over Ukraine

In the largest schism in Orthodox Christianity for over a century, the Russian Orthodox Church has cut all ties with the Constantinople Patriarchate over...

Photog Messinis Wins Prize for Libya Shots

Greek photographer Aris Messinis, who works for Agence France Presse, has won the Photography Prize at the Bayeux- Calvados Awards for his October 2011...

Victoria Hislop’s ‘The Thread’ Tackles Historical Aspects of Post WWII Greece

In her third eagerly-awaited novel, Victoria Hislop weaves a story of love and loss in the backdrop of two wars which tear apart the...

Angelique Rockas: Strong, Bold and Unafraid

Angelique Rockas is one of the few women/actresses/producers who have caused changes in the tectonic plates in the world of theatre. This year when...

Dimitris Botinis: The Greek Conductor of Russia

Born in 1986 in Moscow to a musical family, acclaimed Dimitris Botinis is one of the youngest Greek conductors and rising stars of opera...