A Little-Known Shipwreck in Greece that Cost More than 4,000 Lives

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

WWII Survivors, Historians Present Database of Witness Accounts of German Occupation

“I don’t feel hatred for the Germans. But I feel great sadness because Nazis existed. Why did we allow as a society for Nazis...

President: The Fossils of Nazism We See Springing-Up Around Europe Are Not Insignificant

Greece and Europe must not become complacent at the rise of extreme-right movements in Europe and must never forget the atrocities of the Second...

CIA: USSR Wanted ‘Republic of Macedonia’ With Thessaloniki, Kavala, Alexandroupolis in 1950

A CIA document recently declassified and published on its website, refers to a Soviet Union plan to create a "Republic of Macedonia" including Thessaloniki,...

The History of Cyprus Maps Since the Turkish Invasion in 1974

The presentation of maps of Cyprus by the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot sides in Geneva was one of several since the Turkish invasion...

Serbian FM Says his Country was ‘Foolish’ to Recognize ‘Republic of Macedonia’

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said that his country "slapped Greece in the face" by recognizing the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) as...

Wedding Demographics in Early 20th Century Athens

A book titled "The Citizens of Athens 1900-1960" by Athens University Professor Eugenia Bournova describes the wedding customs and demographics of Athenians in the...

Evangelistria Monastery, The Cradle of Modern Greece

The Evangelistria Monastery holds the story of Modern Greece in the walls, hallways and courtyards. This historical structure, on the Greek island of Skiathos...

‘This Tomb Is Alive!’ Says Director of Holy Sepulchre Restoration Project [video]

"When we opened the tomb, we experienced a miracle. This tomb is alive! It sends the message of resurrection and hope," said Tonia Moropoulou,...

Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal

The newest discoveries on Crete at the site of the ancient city of Knossos suggest that the capital of the Minoan Civilization was much...

Countless Christian Churches in Greece Mark the Omnipotent Presence of Orthodoxy

Countless churches, chapels and shrines built in town squares, on mountain tops, in vast fields, inside caves in the rocks and everywhere one imagines,...

Turkish President Makes New Provocative Statements About Borders

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeated comments about the Treaty of Lausanne, likening the recent tragedy Turkey experienced with the 1923 international agreement. On Thursday,...

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