Pontian Greeks Honor Genocide Victims in Athens Ceremony (video)

Hundreds of people gathered in Athens' Syntagma Square on Saturday to honor the hundreds of thousands of Greeks died or displaced from their homes...

Greece Reaches Deal with EU Creditors on Reforms

Greece's creditors have agreed with Athens a program of reforms as the country's third and final bailout comes to an end, the European Commission...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Lynched by Mob at Pontian Genocide Ceremony (video)

A mob, believed they were right-wing extremists, attacked and injured the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, during a ceremony to commemorate the Pontian genocide...

Dwindling Band of Veterans Remember 1941’s Battle of Crete

They say 'old soldiers never die; they simply fade away' but as Sunday marks the beginning 1941's 13-day Battle of Crete this year's commemoration also highlights...

Best Places to See on the Greek Island of Paros

Located in the cluster of the Cycladic islands, Paros has all the perfect ingredients you would fancy when dreaming of a holiday on a...

Unknown Beaches of Crete: Ravdoucha

The Cretan village of Ravdoucha is, according to many, one of the most traditional places in the solitary Rodopos Peninsula. Located on the western...

Mani’s Alypa, a Hidden Gem of the Peloponnese

Alypa is a hidden spot located in the Greek region of Mani, one of the three peninsulas of the Peloponnese, famous for its shores...

Speedboat Crash in Crete Leaves Three Dead, One Injured

Three people died and one was seriously injured after their speedboat crashed on rocks at the coast of Sfakia, southern Crete, in the early...

Tsipras Vows to Give Some Greeks Abroad the Vote

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras signaled that he is partly prepared to heed to opposition calls to allow Greeks residing abroad to vote in...

Greek Opposition Rejects ‘Republic of Ilinden Macedonia’ Proposal

Greece's opposition parties have unanimously rejected the proposal tabled by Skopje to adopt the name "Republic of Ilinden Macedonia" as a compromise solution to...

What Was the Ilinden Uprising FYROM Wants in its Name?

Most Greeks turned to the history books to learn about the Ilinden uprising of 1903 when news emerged that Athens and Skopje are discussing the name...

Greek Parliament Drops Novartis Probe Against Prominent Politicians

Greece's parliament decided it was not competent to probe the allegations against 10 prominent politicians, including two former prime ministers, over the alleged scandal...

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