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Greek Orthodox Church Remembers the 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia

On December 28, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the death of the Holy 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia who were burned to death at the...

The Greek Custom of Vasilopita and the Lucky Coin for the New Year

The story of the Greek Orthodox custom of the Vasilopita with the lucky coin inside, begins in Asia Minor, and more specifically in the city...

Greek Olive Oil Ranks First Among 30 Countries

A Greek olive oil produced in Laconia ranked first among oils from 30 countries as the Best Condimento-Flavored Olive Oil for 2018. The prize...

November 17 Terrorist Koufodinas Furloughed Again

November 17 terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas will receive a fifth consecutive prison leave which will last six days, including two days that are being granted...

Thousands of Santas Flood Chania for Children’s Charities

Thousands of people dressed as Santa Claus flooded Chania in Crete on Wednesday for the 8th Annual "Santa Run Chania", with all the proceeds...

Athens Environs Still Shrouded in Snow

  Suburbs encircling the city of Athens remain shrouded in snow from the Christmas Day storms, and scenic Mount Parnitha on the outskirts of the Greek capital...

Acclaimed NBA Coach Rick Pitino to Lead Panathinaikos

Acclaimed NBA and college basketball coach Rick Pitino has agreed to lead the Panathinaikos Basketball Club until the end of the season, according to an...

Greek Police Arrest Two After Finding 44 Migrants in Warehouse

Greek police in Thessaloniki arrested two suspects for migrant trafficking after they discovered 44 migrants in a warehouse in the city on Christmas Day. Two...

Greek Air Force Intercepts Turkish F-16s on Christmas Day

Violations of Greek airspace by Turkish warplanes over the Aegean continued on Christmas Day, with Hellenic Air Force jets intercepting the aircraft according to...

Use of Plastic Bags in Greek Supermarkets Down 80%

The use of plastic bags in supermarkets in Greece dropped 80 percent in 2018 since stores no longer give them away for free, according...

Greek Songs That Became Huge International Hits

The international music industry finally seemed to take its first notice of Greece during the turbulent decade of the 1960's. International singers gave new, modern twists...

Greek Students Make Gluten-free Bread From Chestnut Flour

Students from the Thessaly University of Applied Sciences (TEI) and Peloponnese University of Applied Sciences have made gluten-free bread using flour from chestnuts as...

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