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Visiting Olympia, the Birthplace of the Ancient Olympics

Olympia was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, which were celebrated every four years by the Greeks. Olympia is situated in a valley...

Paralympic Weightlifter Goudanis Wants to Make Greece Proud

The Greek Paralympic team departed to London on August 22 and said it would give its best effort, especially after Greece got only two...

Metropolitan Anthimos Tells Greeks: Don’t Watch Turkish TV Series

The Metropolitan of Thessaloniki Anthimos has criticized Turkish TV series he said have "invaded" Greek lives and said the owners of Greek stations should...

DNA Evidence Leads to Arrest of Paros Hold-Up Suspect

Police said DNA evidence on a hat and scarf found at the scene of a bank robbery on the island of Paros, in which...

Der Spiegel Says Hydra Residents Besieged Tax Inspectors

After a crackdown on tax evasion on Greek islands showed as much as 100 percent in flagrant violations, a sweep by tax inspectors on...

Bartholomew Opposes Turning St. Sofia Church in Trapezounta into Mosque

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, said he opposes Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc's idea to turn the Christian Church of St....

After 14 Years, Athina Onassis Plans to Visit Greece

Athina Onassis Roussel, granddaughter and heiress of one of Greece's most successful and famous tycoons, Aristotle Onassis, is reportedly planning a visit to Skorpios,...

Shakira and Pique Enjoy the Sea on Skiathos

Famous Colombian singer Shakira and her equally-famous boyfriend, Spanish football player Gerard Pique, chose the Greek island of Skiathos to spend their summer vacation. The...

President Papoulias Booed at Assumption Church in Arta

Greek President Karolos Papoulias - as he was at other Greek holidays as the government is cutting back people's pay, raising taxes and slashing...

Greek Students Excel at Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics

The Greek government may be having trouble dealing with the staggering numbers of a crushing economic crisis, but Greek students are showing they are...

Tunisian Immigrant Stabbed to Death in Thessaloniki

Another immigrant has been stabbed to death in Greece, the second in a week. The victim, a 25-year-old Tunisian, was found outside the entrance...

Samaras Inaugurates Underwater Antiquities Exhibition in Pylos

“We are having a hard time. We will go through even more difficulties. But we are Greeks. And in this country of ours, everything...

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