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The last time that the Monastery of the Three Hierarchs held a mass in Lousoudi Kapetanion in Crete, was 600 years ago. However, the bells of the Monastery rung once again on Wednesday, three days after Easter, when the Monastery...
Nicosia nominations for the May 22 parliamentary elections concluded on Wednesday at the Filoxenia Conference Center. As announced by the Returning Officer for Nicosia, Marios Panayides, a total of 180 nominations were submitted compared to 144 applications in 2011. Of these...
The U.S. State Department advised Greece and Turkey to show restraint in the Aegean Sea after the tension near Inousses, a cluster of islands. On Friday, a Turkish Navy boat harassed a Greek fisherman near Inousses. At the same time, a CN-235...
The activist group Anonymous shut down the website of the Bank of Greece on Tuesday, after launching a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on the institution, according to a Reuters report. "The attack lasted for a few minutes and was successfully tackled by the bank's security...
The refugee itinerary through "starting-point" countries like Iraq, Syria and Libya to Greece and other countries of the Western Balkans, and the refugee struggle for a better future, are the main themes of the group exhibition "The Itinerary". Eleven photojournalists...
Government officials expressed their content over Eurostat's second bunch of economic figures on the Greek economy in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday. Eurostat's data confirmed the estimates of the Greek government for return to recovery...
Greece's National Museum of Contemporary Art has been established by law as a cultural entity in 1997. However, 19 years later, the elusive museum has not opened its doors yet. It is one of the cases where we Greeks say,...
The Greek government is optimistic that a deal with creditors will be signed within the next few days, based on statements by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk. Sources from Maximos Mansion say that European...
An earthquake measuring 4 points on the Richter scale shook the area of Karpenisi, in central Greece, on Wednesday. According to the Athens Geodynamic Institute, the epicenter was 3 kilometers southwest of the town of Karpenisi. The tremor was felt at...
Council President Donald Tusk urged the eurozone to swiftly close talks on fresh reform measures for debt-hit Greece, saying it would help global economic stability. “I urge finance ministers to reach an agreement very soon,” Tusk told reporters as he...
54,042 identified refugees and migrants were on the Greek territory on Tuesday including 61 persons that arrived on the Greek islands in the last 24 hours. According to the Refugee Crisis Management Coordination Body's figures, 29,283 of the refugees are...
Carolina Pliatsika won second place in an international culinary competition in Paris by making an original sandwich called "Bean Soup Deconstructed". The Greek chef took the traditional 'fasolada' (bean soup) - supposedly Greece's national dish for the poor - and...
In a decision that analysts call "historical", Ankara will no longer require a visa for Greek Cypriots who wish to visit Turkey. The visa liberalization does not amount to Turkish recognition of Cyprus, a Turkish official told Reuters on Tuesday. The...
Moody's rating agency describes the delay of negotiations on the bailout program review between Greece and lenders as "credit negative". It is noteworthy that Moody's sees the risk that bailout review talks might take until July, thereby increasing the risk...
European Commissioner for Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici appeared cautiously optimistic over a possible agreement at Monday's Eurogroup during the presentation of the European Commission's spring report. "All sides wish Greece to return to growth and to create jobs for the...