Reflecting on The Great Fire of Smyrna and Turkey’s Current Irredentist Rhetoric

Uzay Bulut, a Turkish journalist and political analyst formerly based in Ankara who now resides in Washington, D.C., has written an article called: Turkey:...

The Heroines of the Greek War of Independence

The role that Greek women played in the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire is not to be overlooked, as they helped shape...

Scientists: Santorini Tsunami of 1650 BC Caused by Pyroclastic Flows, Not Caldera Collapse

The 1650 BC eruption of the Santorini volcano triggered tsunamis that heavily damaged coastal towns and disrupted vital shipping and trade operations, a new...

Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding antiquities in...

How Rich Greeks Once Paid Taxes…Back in Ancient Times

Hard to imagine, but back in the days of the Ancient Greece, the richest of the rich competed to pay the most taxes, while...

Turkish FinMin Accuses Greek President of Provocative Statements

The Turkish Foreign Ministry in a written statement said that recent comments by Greece's President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos show "lack of knowledge...

Wikipedia Robots Fight Over Alexander the Great

Humans and software robots (bots) fight over the content of the Alexander the Great entry in Wikipedia, according to new British scientific research. The research...

A Little-Known Shipwreck in Greece that Cost More than 4,000 Lives

One of the worst maritime tragedies in history took place in Greece and cost almost four times as many lives as the Titanic; yet...

WWII Survivors, Historians Present Database of Witness Accounts of German Occupation

“I don’t feel hatred for the Germans. But I feel great sadness because Nazis existed. Why did we allow as a society for Nazis...

President: The Fossils of Nazism We See Springing-Up Around Europe Are Not Insignificant

Greece and Europe must not become complacent at the rise of extreme-right movements in Europe and must never forget the atrocities of the Second...

CIA: USSR Wanted ‘Republic of Macedonia’ With Thessaloniki, Kavala, Alexandroupolis in 1950

A CIA document recently declassified and published on its website, refers to a Soviet Union plan to create a "Republic of Macedonia" including Thessaloniki,...

The History of Cyprus Maps Since the Turkish Invasion in 1974

The presentation of maps of Cyprus by the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot sides in Geneva was one of several since the Turkish invasion...

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