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Cape Verde Institute Awarded “Melina Mercouri” Prize in Paris

The ''Instituto do Patrimonio Cultural,'' a cultural heritage organization on the island of Cape Verde, was presented with the Melina Mercouri Prize on Tuesday...

Brussels Event Highlights Role of Art in Political and Social Change

A host of distinguished politicians, artists and academics participated in a forum on the role of art in European politics and society which took...

Study Suggests British Museum Has Caused More Damage to Parthenon Sculptures than Athens’ Air...

A recent scientific study published in the Academic journal Antiquity claims that the first decades of the Parthenon sculptures' presence in London caused irreparable damage, much...

Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” Wins European Film Award 2019

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' film "The Favourite" won the award for Best European Movie of the Year during Saturday's European Film Awards that took...

British PM Boris Johnson Reveals He Reads Greek Poetry to Relax (video)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed in a television interview on Tuesday that he solves quadratic equations and reads poetry in Greek to relax.

Utilities Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Necropolis in Gela, Sicily

An important archaeological discovery was made recently in the town of Gela, in southern Sicily, Italy. While local public utilities workers from of Gela were...

The Fascinating Three-Thousand-Year Old Story of Greek Presence in Britain

The story of Greek presence on the island of Great Britain, the country we know today as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and...

Turkey Blamed for Pressuring NATO on Kurdish Issue for Own Political Gain

A new confrontation between Ankara and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) appears to have been taking place over the last several days, according...

Europarliament Approves New Commission; Ursula von der Leyen New President

With 461 votes in favor, the European Parliament approved the new European Commission under the Presidency of Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday afternoon. The...

Powerful Earthquake Hits West of Crete

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale occurred under the seabed between the islands of Kythera and Crete, in southern Greece on...