Big Trouble In Little Cyprus Over The Ages

Situated at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa, Cyprus has been a meeting point for civilizations over the centuries. The birthplace of Venus...

Tragic End of 1821’s Greek Heroes

The Greek War of Independence commenced in 1821 and waged until 1832 when the Greek free state was finally established under the blessings and...

Documetary on the Nafplio Guillotine

A television tribute of AMNA TV releases the history of the guillotine, which operated in Nafplio for the execution of the death penalty, from...

Tripoli’s Malliaropouleion Theater Reopens

The Malliaropouleion Theater of Tripoli is reopening its doors to the public on March 22, the first day of spring. It is the theater...

Thessaloniki Jews Mark Nazi deportation

In a somber ceremony commemorating a dark day in Greek history, Jewish residents of Thessaloniki gathered on March 16 to note the 70th anniversary...

Thessaloniki Jews Commemorate Deportation by Nazis

On March 15, 1943, the first train to Auschwitz left Thessaloniki, taking about 2, 800 Jews from the city. In memory of the first...

Greeks Honored Righteous Among Nations

The Embassy of Israel and the Central Board of Greek Jewish Communities (KISE) held a special ceremony honoring three exceptional stories of courage and...

Greek Advisor’s Nazi Sympathies Rile Jews

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece is demanding the firing of historian Yiannis Kotoulas from his role as Interior Ministry adviser following...

The Caves of Mt. Athos Revealed (video)

Even after centuries of mystery and discovery, Greece's Mt. Athos remains a lure and one of the most intriguing sites in the country. Its...

Uluburun Shipwreck At Acropolis Museum

The Uluburun Shipwreck will be the subject of a scientific conference to be held March 14 at the Acropolis Museum by Bronze Age navigation...

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...

Athens-Piraeus Electric Railway Is 144

The electric railway that connects Athens to its neighboring port municipality of Piraeus is celebrating its 144th anniversary this year, marking the date on...

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