Olympic Marathon Runner Spyros Louis To Appear On New €2 Coin

The first modern-day Olympic Marathon winner at the 1896 Summer Olympics Spyros (Spyridon) Louis will be featured on around 750,000 new €2 coins that will be released later...

1926-2014: The Amazing History of The Thessaloniki International Fair

These days, the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki is traditionally attracting thousands of visitors from Greece and across the world, who are coming...

Archive Film of Greece’s Liberation from the Nazis (Video)

Among the archive footage released when British Pathé put its entire back catalogue of vintage newsreels on YouTube last week was film dating back in 1944 of Greece’s...

U.S. President Barack Obama at Acropolis

U.S. President Barack Obama visited Acropolis on Wednesday morning, on the second day of his official visit to Greece. The visit to Acropolis and Parthenon,...

Greece Seeks WWII Antiquities From Germany

Already pressing Germany for 240 billion euros ($311.6 billion) for World War II reparations, Greece is also readying a case for the return of...

The ‘Tsarouchi,’ a Symbol of Greek Bravery and Freedom

When one thinks of Greece's War of Independence in 1821 and the great heroes like Kolokotronis and Karaiskakis, they would inevitably think of the...

Victoria Hislop: Greece Ιnspires Μe

"I have no inspiration in England. In Greece I get inspired because there are stories and people I love, it is never quiet, there...

70 Years Since the Return of Greek Battleship from the Middle East

A century has passed since Greek battleship “G. Averof” sailed into the Faliro bay and was appointed as the flagship of the Hellenic Navy, heading...

When Greece Wrote Off German Debt in 1953 and How Germany Wants to Forget...

Greece's finance minister Constantinos Karamanlis signs the agreement for the German debt write off Germany could show some good behavior and write off a part...

The History of Panagia Soumela Holy Icon

According to the tradition of the Orthodox Church, the miraculous icon of Panagia Soumela that is located in the homonymous Holy Church in Vermio,...

Zincirli Mosque Serres: The Forgotten Monument

The Zincirli Mosque in the Greek northern town of Serres, one of the oldest Ottoman mosques in Europe, has opened its gates for public,...

OXI Day: The Greek Word That Changed the Course of WWII Keeps Shaping Greece

OXI, the word NO in Greek, may sound like a negative. But it has become a positive word after PM Metaxas said OXI to the Nazi forces passing through Greece.

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