The Intriguing Greek Origins of Marseille, France’s Oldest City

The Greeks are well known for their ancient tales of glory and tragedy, as well as their civilization's innumerable contributions to the very foundations...

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...

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...

”Sea Wolf”: Turkey’s Largest Military Exercise Begins Amid Rising Tensions

Turkey launched its largest annual military exercise, dubbed ''Sea Wolf,'' (Denizkurdu in Turkish) on Monday. The exercise is currently taking place across three fronts, including...

Turkey Wants to Use S-400 Missiles to ”Shield the Aegean”

Turkey will reportedly use the Russian-made S-400 missiles, which it intends to purchase from Moscow, to ''shield the Aegean'' from the Greek Air Force. This...

Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris Lies in Ruins after Massive Fire (video)

A major fire engulfed the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, one of France's most iconic and well-known landmarks, on Monday evening. The 850-year-old Gothic building's spire...

Turning Hagia Sophia into Mosque Requires UNESCO’s Approval, Officials Say

Greek media, citing sources from UNESCO on Wednesday morning, reported that the Paris-based organization has tried to halt Erdogan’s plans to turn Hagia Sophia...

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...