European Parliament Votes to Ban Single-Use Plastics in Europe

The European Parliament approved a new law on Wednesday which will ban single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery and straws. As a result of...

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...

Former ISIS Leader Held in Hungary Claims Links With Greek Secret Service

A former Islamic State leader detained by the Hungarian police last December when he arrived at Budapest Airport with a fake Greek passport, claimed...

“Divine” Greek Chef is Taking Masterchef UK 2019 by Storm

Irini Tzortzoglou, a 61-year old Greek woman living in the UK, has made it to the finals of the fifteenth season of "Masterchef UK,"...

Greece Pushed To Avoid ”Threatening” the UK over Brexit Delay

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras advocated against a tough approach regarding the British appeal to delay Brexit during Thursday's Summit of the European Council in...

A Greek Newspaper Struggles to Survive in Istanbul

The story of the Apoyevmatini newspaper in Istanbul mirrors to a great extent the story of the Greek community in the city: Once abundant...

Greek Member of European Parliament Declared MEP of the Year

Maria Spyraki was named a Member of the European Parliament of the Year in the category of "Industry, Research and Innovation" on Wednesday. Spyraki is...

Teodor Currentzis, The Greek Conductor Who Took Russia and Europe by Storm

Teodor Currentzis has been dubbed the "rebel of classical music," "the bad boy of classical music, and even a "hellraiser." These are all descriptions...

Russia Officially Recognizes North Macedonia’s New Name

The Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Monday that the country will now officially recognize the Republic of North Macedonia with its new constitutional name. Moscow...

Several Injured as Man Opens Fire in Dutch Tram

A man has opened fire in a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht, injuring several people, police have said. A square near a tram...