Important Ancient Macedonian Monument in Thessaloniki Open to Public

The bicameral Macedonian tomb from 4th-3rd century BC bearing the name "Makridis Bey" -- after the Ottoman architect who discovered it -- is open...

Greek PM: Polytechneio Symbolizes People’s Need for More Democracy

The Polytechneio uprising does not fade from memory because it symbolizes people's need and will for more democracy, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

564 Years Since the Fall of Constantinople: The End of an Empire (Video)

May 29 marks the 56th anniversary of the siege and capture of the magnificent Christian Orthodox city of Constantinople, the eastern capital of the...

Political Refugees’ Happy Homecoming

The exhibition Happy Homecoming ... -Greek Communities of Political Refugees in Eastern Europe, will be hosted in Thessaloniki from March 2-22, 2013, at the...

42nd Anniversary of the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus Remembered [photos]

On July 15, 1974, the Greek military junta known in Greece as "The Junta," attempted a coup by Greek Army officers in Cyprus to...

Thessaloniki Celebrates 104th Liberation Anniversary

The First Balkan War in 1912, found Greece and allies Bulgaria and Serbia close to defeating the faltering Ottoman Empire in the Macedonia region. The...

Turkish President Provokes Greece over Hagia Sophia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues his provocations against Greece by saying he will go for Muslim prayer in Hagia Sophia on Holy Friday...

Olympic Flame for the Rio Games has been Lit in Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame for the 2016 Rio Games has been lit in ancient Olympia in Greece on Thursday, launching the torch relay for the...

Athens Commemorates the 71st Anniversary of its Liberation from Nazi Occupation

Athens commemorates the 71st anniversary of its Liberation from the Nazi Occupation with a series of events that will take place throughout the month of...

22 Shipwrecks Discovered in Greek Archipelago

The Fourni Archipelago in the North Aegean Sea in Greece is the site of an archaeological underwater discovery that yielded findings from 22 different...

Odorico: Save Byzantine Findings in Thessaloniki Metro

“Thessaloniki is the only, the most “byzantine city” in the whole Europe. Maybe even in the whole world. The only “city-byzantine museum” which still...

Socrates’ Trial and Subsequent Death Penalty Were Legally Just

Over the centuries, historians have presented the trial of Socrates as a parody of that time, claiming that the Athenian philosopher was forced to...

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