The Greek Titanic: The Shipwreck that Cost More than 4,000 Lives (video)

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

Gorgopotamos Bridge “Retired” for Trains

The historical Gorgopotamos Bridge in central Greece stopped serving trains as of Saturday, putting an end to over a century of service. From now on,...

Speaking English Using Greek: Flashback to Zolotas’ Historic Speech

As Greeks all over the world mark International Greek Language Day, many recall the speeches in English -- peppered with Greek-origin words and phrases...

February 9: International Greek Language Day

After years of campaigning by academics, educators and Greeks of the diaspora, Feb. 9 has officially been declared International Greek Language Day. Starting in 2018,...

Aliki Diplarakou: Greece’s First ‘Miss Europe’

The first Greek woman to be crowned 'Miss Europe' was Aliki Diplarakou way back in February, 1930. However, this Greek beauty was far from simply...

Greek Military Building DNA Database to ID Fallen WWII Troops

Greece's military is setting up a DNA database to help identify the remains of Greek WWII soldiers who died and were buried in Albania. The...

The Ancient Greek Roots of Feta Cheese

As Greece fights to maintain the name of feta cheese as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDI) product, the Real Greek Feta website provides...

Greek Filmmaker to Shoot Independence Epic in Amfissa

The Delphi region -- home to some of Greece's most outstanding archeological sites -- will play host to a new movie about the country's...

Amazing Ancient Greek Carving Baffles Scientists

A carved gem found in a 3,500-year-old grave in Pylos, Greece is still mystifying scientists who cannot fathom how such advanced engraving skills originated in...

1996: When Greece Faced War in the Aegean

The two Aegean islets of Imia are tiny, uninhabited and harbor no oil or gas, so how did they bring two NATO allies –...

Exhumation Begins of Greek Soldiers Killed in Albania During WWII (photos)

The process of officially exhuming the remains of thousands of Greek soldiers who fell in the mountains of southern Albania at the start of...

Athens Celebrates 160 Years of Greek Innovation

A lively exhibition following the dynamic story of Greece’s industries and innovation over more than a century was launched Thursday in downtown Athens. 160 Years Made...

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