German Researchers: Berlin Owes Greece €185 Bln in WW II Reparations

Two German researchers claim that Germany owes Greece 185 billion euros in World War II reparations, of which less that 1 percent has been...

Kalavryta: The Unforgettable Nazi Massacre (video)

December 13, 1943 marks the date of the bloodiest atrocity committed in Greece by the Nazi occupying forces, as more than 500 innocent civilians...

Historic Battleship ‘Averoff’ Bids Farewell to Thessaloniki (photos, video)

The historic Hellenic Navy battleship "Georgios Averoff" set sail from the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Tuesday; after a two month stay, and...

Leading Greek Historian Spyros Asdrahas Dies at 84

Spyros Asdrahas; one of the most prominent Greek historians, has died at the age of 84. Asdrahas was born in Argostoli, Kefalonia in 1933. He studied...

A Tour Around the Oldest House in Athens (photos)

At the historical center of Athens, in Plaka, the Benizelos Mansion or the House of Agia Philothei, is the oldest house in Athens. It is...

December 8: A Cursed Day for the Town of Chania in Crete

The city of Chania in Crete has terrible memories of December 8, as two major disasters occurred in the space of only three years,...

Greek Olympians Plan to Protest the Kidnapping of the Greek Marbles by Dressing as...

A group of Greek Olympians have decided to protest Britain's refusal to return the Parthenon sculptures to Greece by protesting inside the British Museum; where...

Dekemvriana: Greek Civil War’s Ground Zero, in December 1944

On December 3, 1944, one of the bloodiest and most polarizing incidents in the history of the 20th century Greek civil war occurred in...

Pontians Celebrate in 13th Pan-Hellenic Festival of Pontian Dances (video)

The 13th Pan-Hellenic Festival of Pontian Dances; organized by the Pan-Pontian Federation of Greece and the Association of Pontian Societies of Southern Greece and...

The History and Tradition of Greek Zeibekiko Dance

It is difficult to dance the zeibekiko, mainly because it has no set steps, no particular rhythm. It requires an inner intensity, because it...

December 1st 1913: Crete Unites with Greece (video)

On November 1st, 1913, Sultan Mehmed the 5th resigned from every right of domination over the Great Ocean. Exactly one month later, Crete was...

Greek Holy Spring Under Istanbul Restaurant

Istanbul’s Asian-side district of Moda has always been a popular draw for many city dwellers. Largely middle-class and secular, it offers pleasant walks, hip...

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