Greek PM Tsipras Returns to Roots, Dances Kangelari at the Village [video]

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, having learned from last summer's mistakes, chose to vacation in a traditional Greek way rather than on a businessman's luxury yacht as...

Greek EdMin Defends Plans to Construct Mosque in Athens

On Thursday, Greek Education Minister, Nikos Filis spoke in Parliament directly to those who oppose constructing a mosque in Athens. The plans for the project...

NASA Picture Shows Smoke from Chios Fire Reaching Crete

 NASA has released a satellite picture showing the smoke from the destructive Chios fire reaching all the way to south of Crete. The fire has...

The Fortune-Telling and Fire-Jumping Customs of Klidonas [pics]

One of the most interesting customs of Greece is that of Klidonas, a tradition with ancient roots, that takes place on the feast day...

A Picture Worth 1,000 Words About the Migrant Crisis in Greece

If one were to describe the way the Greek government handles the migrant inflow with one picture, this would be it. Families of hapless migrants...

Exposed: The Interior of the Athens Masonic Lodge [Pics]

The National Grand Lodge of Greece, at the corner of Acharnon and Sourmeli streets, in Athens was shrouded in a veil of secrecy. People...

Most of the Athens Homeless are Greeks, Victims of Economic Crisis

62 percent of the homeless people in Athens are Greeks and 71 percent of them ended up on the streets in the last five years,...

Turkey’s Continued Siege of Constantinople: Insulting Celebration of Greek Bloodshed on May 29

May 29 marks the 563rd anniversary of the siege and capture of the magnificent Christian Orthodox city of Constantinople, the eastern capital of the...

Swimming the Saronic Gulf for a Good Purpose

A swimmer will swim the Saronic Gulf from May 31 until June 5, covering a distance of 80 kilometers, from Piraeus until Poros, with...

Ben Needham Investigation Gets New Leads With 114 Calls Made to TV Show

British detectives are in Greece investigating the disappearance of missing toddler Ben Needham, who went missing when aged 21 months, while his parents were...

Athens Reacts to Western Thrace “Identity” Conference in Turkey

Greece's Foreign Ministry has reacted to a conference held in Turkey titled “The Turkish identity of Muslims in Western Thrace” as it creates tension...

Greek Jews Outraged by GNTO’s Promotion of Easter Judas Burning

The Greek Jewish community is incensed by websites and brochures of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) that showcase the traditional Easter practice known as...

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