Flashback to the Sinking of Legendary Greek Cruiser Elli in Tinos (video)

August 15, 1940, just after 8 am. At the waterfront of Tinos thousands of believers were preparing to attend the holly mass at the...

Haunting Images from Abandoned Leper Colony of Chios

Just a few kilometers north of the modern town of Chios in the island lies a row of abandoned buildings, which for centuries served...

Legendary Greek Battleship ‘G. Averof’ Returns to Permanent Base (video)

The historic ship "Georgios Averof" which served as the Greek flagship during most of the first half of the last century, arrived back at...

Flashback to the Rock Stars Who Fell in Love With Greece

From the Beatles and Joni Mitchell to Leonard Cohen and David Bowie internationally praised and famous rock stars have fallen in love with Greece. The...

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...

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...

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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