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Police Arrest Greek Shipowner Alexandros Agoudimos for Unpaid Taxes

Greek shipowner Alexandros Agoudimos was detained on Thursday evening after officers discovered he had been convicted of tax-related crime. The shipowner was apprehended following...

Greeks Celebrate Arrival of Spring with Ancient Tradition of Martis

Spring is (almost) in the air in Greece, and Greeks will soon begin preparations to welcome the new season by celebrating an ancient annual...

Spending a Day in Athens’ Plaka District

Visiting the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime. With its colorful neoclassic buildings and ruins waiting to...
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Philoxenia: The Roots of Greek Hospitality

An ancient Greek value which ranked at or near the top of the list of virtues, and still lives on today in modern Greece,...

Ancient Quarries Discovered at Wind Turbine Sites on Evia

Three ancient quarries for the mining of Karystos shale marble were discovered this week, according to an announcement from the Greek Ministry of Culture...

Romantic Weekend Getaway: A Journey into the Magical Land of Ioannina

Visiting Athens is the perfect excuse to take a short drive to Ioannina, the capital of Epirus. Until recently, this destination would never have...

Greece One of Least Prepared Countries in EU for Electric Cars

Netherlands-based automobile leasing and fleet management company, LeasePlan, says that Greece is one of the least prepared countries in Europe to welcome the use...

The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime...

Stefanidi Takes Second Place at Boston Indoor Athletics

Olympic women's pole vault champion, Greece's Katerina Stefanidi, won second place at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix Athletics competition on Saturday. This meet is the...

Children are Curious to Know: Who Were the Spartans?

Curious Kids, a website that posts inquiries made by the most curious of minds -- those of children -- recently found themselves answering a...

British Museum Director: “Greece Not Legal Owner of Parthenon Marbles”

It has been over 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous marble Parthenon sculptures, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin...

Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense Appoints New National Defense, Army, Navy Chiefs

On Friday, during a meeting of the Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Lieutenant General Christos Christodoulou was appointed...

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