Greeks Relying on Church Food Banks

Mission, supported by the Greek Orthodox Church is organizing food banks at the church of Agii Apostoli in central Athens. Every day more and more...

Athina Onassis Had a Miscarriage

The news of Athina Onassis’ miscarriage is circling the world, even though it has not been officially confirmed. Aristotle Onassis’ granddaughter, and the only child...

The Roots of “Christmas” in Ancient Greece

Christmas is the most important, and perhaps the most treasured, celebration of Christianity filled with joy and love. Every country celebrates with different customs...

President’s Message to Greeks Abroad

The President of the Republic, Karolos Papoulias sent a holiday message to all Greeks living abroad. In this he underlined that Greek society has...

Piraeus Bans Golden Dawn Food Handouts

The Mayor of Piraeus, Vasilis Michaloliakos has banned Golden Dawn’s food distribution “for Greeks only”, which was due to take place on Saturday at 11 in...

University Senate Saves Semester by Extending Teaching Until Summer

The Senate of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens announced that the duration of the academic year will be from December 16-August 9. The...

Greek Church Goes Digital

One would say that the Greek Orthodox Church is rather conservative and doesn't keep pace with technology, but it appears that things are starting...

Greek Police Chief Accused by Amnesty International of Racist Comments

  Amnesty International has called on the Greek government to investigate allegations that the Greek Chief of Police advised officers that undocumented immigrants should be detained...

Tension During Greek Farmers Rally

Thousands of farmers from all over Greece  gathered at Syntagma Square early this morning in preparation of their rally at noon against the government’s...

Economic Recession Hits the Greek Military

  As much as we all want to think of Christmas Holidays as a very cheerful time of year, this is not something that jives...

Santorini’s Cherry Tomato Receives Protected Status

The Greek island of Santorini isn't just famous throughout the world for its beauty, but also for its cherry tomatoes (Tomataki Santorinis), which grow...

Development Ministry Defends Foreclosure Rules

The Greek Minister of Development, Kostis Hatzidakis on Thursday defended draft legislation on non-performing mortgages. The opposition disapproves and claims that the government is...

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