Turkey to Turn Historic Orthodox Church Into a Mosque; Is Hagia Sophia Next?

Turkey's Council of State, the country's highest administrative court, has recently approved changing the historic Chora Greek Orthodox Church located in Istanbul, currently a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Eurovision: Exclusive Interview with Katerine Avgoustakis

Katerine Avgoustakis is one of the ten candidates that will compete at the Greek final for the selection of the singer to represent Greece...

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...

Angelos Tsiaras: The Greek Astronomer Hunting for Habitable Planets

K2 18b is the only exoplanet beyond our solar system known to have water vapor and temperatures that may be able to support life. This...

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...

What Lies Hidden Under Hagia Sophia?

The former Basilica of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) is the undisputed symbolic center of the Greek Orthodox faith, hosting millions of visitors each...