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European Parliament Elects Italian Socialist as its President

The European Parliament has elected Italian socialist MEP David Sassoli as its new president. Mr Sassoli, an MEP from the Democratic Party, replaces outgoing conservative...

Ursula von der Leyen: First Woman Nominated to Lead the EU

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is nominated to replace Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission. Ursula von der Leyen will be...

London’s Tate Modern to Host Exhibition of Greek Artist Takis (video)

An exhibition of Greek artist Takis' most prominent works will kick off on July 3rd at the Tate Modern Institute in London. The exhibition will...

Erdogan says US May Not Impose Sanctions on Turkey over Russian Missiles

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the U.S. will not impose sanctions on Turkey over the purchase of the Russian S-400...

Panagia Soumela Monastery will Not be Open for Dormition of Virgin Mary Liturgy

The emblematic Panagia Soumela Monastery in Trabzon, Turkey will not be open for the Dormition of Virgin Mary liturgy on August 15 since restoration works...

Pontos-Born Imamoglu Wins Race for Istanbul

Turkey's ruling party has lost control of Istanbul after a re-run of the city's mayoral election, latest results show. The candidate for the main opposition...

Celts Imported Greek Pottery, Olive Oil, and Wine — 2,600 Years Ago

Hundreds of fragments from ninety-nine of the ceramic containers which have been excavated so far from the hillfort site of Vix-Mont Lassois in Burgundy...

Greek Artist Sings for Parthenon Marbles’ Return in British Museum Protest

London-based Greek singer and songwriter Hellena performed her latest composition, “The Parthenon Marbles – Bring Them Back” in a protest at the British Museum...

Yorgos Lanthimos Shoots Gucci’s New Fashion Campaign

Highly acclaimed Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos has been recruited by Italian fashion giant Gucci to film its latest fashion campaign. Shot in support of Gucci’s...

Metropolitan Nikitas Elected Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain

The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate unanimously elected Metropolitan Nikitas of Dardanelles as the new Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain, succeeding Archbishop...