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Elgin’s Descendant Claims Parthenon Marbles Were a Gift

The Parthenon Marbles were not stolen but were given by an Ottoman Sultan to Lord Elgin, claims a descendant of the man who took...

Cretan Olive Oil Sells For €1,020 per Liter at Dutch Auction

A 500-ml (one-half a quart) bottle  of Cretan extra virgin olive oil was sold recently for the extraordinary sum of €510 ($580), a price equivalent to...

Officials Believe EU-Turkey Migration Agreement Successful

The 2016 EU-Turkey migrant agreement has had a major impact on reducing the number of migrants and refugees to Greece, stated the head of the EU...

Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” Scoops Awards at British Independent Film Awards

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos won Best Director for his film "The Favourite", which scooped a record ten honors at the 21st annual British Independent...

Costa-Gavras to Receive Lifetime Honor at European Film Awards

Greek director Costa-Gavras will receive an award for lifetime achievement at this year's European Film Awards. The legendary filmmaker who directed classics such as "Missing",...

Albanian and Kosovar Leaders Mull ‘Greater Albania’ by 2025

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama stoked controversy on Monday following a meeting in the city of Peja, Kosovo between representatives of the Albanian and Kosovo governments. Rama...

Bartholomew Blesses World’s Largest Orthodox Church in Romania

Photo: wikipedia Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew  on Sunday blessed the world's largest Orthodox church, located in Bucharest, Romania. He officiated at the ceremony along with Romanian...

Brexit Deal Approved by EU Leaders

European Union leaders on Sunday approved an agreement on Britain’s departure next year — the first time a member country will have left the...

British Officer Fired Over Death of Homeless Greek Man

A London police officer who threw a homeless man out of a Heathrow Airport police station and watched a DVD as he died outside...

Sensual Fresco of Spartan Queen Discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists recently unearthed a fresco on the walls of a bedroom in the ruins of ancient Pompeii which depicts a sensual scene of the...