July 24, 1974: When Democracy Was Restored in Greece

The five days between July 20 and July 24 in 1974 were the most turbulent, and the most decisive, in modern Greek history. The...

Ancient Greek Theatre Festival Opens with Euripides’ ‘Medea’ in Dodoni Theatre

The 1st Festival of Ancient Greek Theatre in Epirus opened at the ancient Dodoni theatre on Saturday night with a performance of the Euripides...

One of Oldest Schools in Greece to be Restored

The tender for the restoration of one of the oldest schools in Greece was completed; works will begin soon in the school that was...

Iklaina: The First City-State of Ancient Greece and Europe

Little-known Iklaina in Peloponnese was a major center of Mycenaean culture and findings indicate that it was the first city-state in Ancient Greece. Iklaina marks...

Erdogan Sends Provocative Message on Anniversary of Turkish Invasion to Cyprus

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday spoke about the "plights" and "suffering" of the Turkish Cypriot people on the 43rd anniversary of Turkey's...

July 20, 1974: Turkish Troops Invade Cyprus

It was early in the morning of July 20, 1974 when 40,000 Turkish troops invaded Cyprus from sea and air, catching the Cypriot armed...

Greek Writer Andreas C Chrysafis Releases Inspirational Book ‘ART-Vol 1: Each Painting Tells a...

The latest book penned by talented Greek writer Andreas C Chrysafis entitled ART-Vol 1: Each Painting Tells a Story is a new Hardcover Coffee...

Endless Lines at Knossos Palace, Only One Ticket Stand (video)

A lot of patience and strong nerves are the two things - other than a hat and a bottle of water (large) - that...

Eight New Shipwrecks Discovered During Underwater Exploration Near Fournoi

SThe remains of eight shipwrecks from periods spanning the Classical ancient Greece to the first half of the 20th century were discovered in an...

Flashback to the Man who Brought 50,000 Ecstatic Greeks to the Streets (video)

Twenty nine years ago dozens of thousands of football supporters gathered in center of Piraeus in adulation for the new star signed by their...

July 15, 1974: Greek Junta Collaborates in Cyprus Coup and Instigates Turkish Invasion

On July 15,1974, the Junta of Athens, through their collaborators organs in Cyprus (The National Guard and the ELDYK and EOKA B organizations) overthrew...

Gyaros: The Forgotten Aegean ‘Island of the Devil’

During the military dictatorship Gyaros was a place of exile and torture. Today, the small Cycladic island exudes a sense of fear and complete...

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