The Austrian Parliament and The Story Behind its Unique Greek Character

One of the most beautiful and impressive Parliament buildings anywhere in Europe is in the Austrian capital of Vienna. Standing in the city's center since the...

”When Tomatoes Met Wagner”: The Greek Entry At 2019 Berlinale

Greek film director Marianna Economou will participate in this year’s Culinary Cinema of Berlinale, part of the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival. This special...

A Greek Scientist’s Pioneering Work on Silicon Photonics

  Despoina Petousi, a young Greek scientist based in Germany who works on devices which enable high-speed internet, recently won the prestigious “Bertha Benz Prize” for...

Calabrian Greek, a Language on the Brink of Extinction (Video)

There are two minority Greek languages officially recognized in Italy's south. Greko and Griko -- both spoken by the "Calabrian Greeks" -- are both...

Greeks and Cypriots Living in a Post-Brexit Britain

Growing up in the northern suburbs of London, you realize quickly that the Greek-British in London have a firm position as a recognized and...

The Breathtaking Ancient Greek Ruins of Italy (photos)

When you think about Italy and ruins, your mind's eye automatically brings up scenes of the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. However, Italy is...

Turkey Approves Construction of First Orthodox Church Since 1923

Turkish authorities have given the go-ahead for the construction of the first Orthodox church in Istanbul since 1923, the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported on...

Turks Go Shopping With Donkey To Protest Plastic-Bag Charge

A Turkish couple used a donkey and wheelbarrows to carry their groceries this week as a protest against the newly-introduced nationwide law instituting charges...

Why These Greek Euro Coins Could Be Worth Thousands

Two Germans are raising eyebrows in the world of numismatics after listing two 2-euro coins on eBay with an asking price of several thousand euros. The...

Hagia Sophia Dancer Causes Outrage in Turkey (video)

A video of a ballerina doing a split inside Istanbul’s historic Hagia Sophia Museum on Saturday has caused widespread outrage in nationalist and Islamist...