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Half of Greece Covered in Snow; Conditions to Worsen Monday

About 51 percent of Greece is currently blanketed in snow -- varying from a light dusting of snow to debilitating snowfall -- thanks to...

Tsipras States Greek Recovery Now Beginning

"2019 will be a landmark year for Greece," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday while visiting Samothraki island, where he attended Epiphany Day...

US Marines Arrive in Volos for Joint Exercises

As part of regular exercises conducted between the U.S. Marines and their Greek counterparts, about 300 men from the U.S. Special Forces have arrived in...

Paying it Forward: Woman on Tinos Cooks 100+ Meals a Week for the Poor...

On the island of Tinos, a place known for its miracles and where countless pilgrimages take place each year, there is another kind of...

Epiphany: From Epirus, to Crete, the Blessing of the Waters

The Greek Orthodox feast of the Epiphany is celebrated on January 6th each year across the globe. This Epiphany, Greece found itself in the...

Olympiacos Defeats Rival Panathinaikos in Greek “Clasico” Derby (Video)

On Friday night, rival teams Olympiacos and Panathinaikos had a showdown in the Greek “Clasico” basketball derby. Olympiacos triumphed over the "Greens", with a...

Greek National Opera Receives 20 Million Euro Grant from Niarchos Foundation

  The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced that it will grant 20 million euros to the Greek National Opera (GNO) this past week. The Opera organization...

Winter Storm Causes Canceled and Redirected Flights at Macedonia Airport, Road Closures

On Saturday morning, Thessalonikis's International Airport, "Macedonia" Airport, saw falling snow and low temperatures that caused mayhem in the form of flight redirects and...

Oregano: The Quintessential Ancient Greek Herb

Ancient Greeks knew a thing or two when it came to herbs. One that they simply could not do without is oregano. They cherished the...

Migrants Now Have Their Own Newspaper in Greece

A new newspaper called Migratory Birds is giving migrants around the world a voice, thanks to fifteen Afghan girls living in Greece. It was...

Greece’s Private Sector Bank Deposits Drop for Second Month

Greece's private sector bank deposits dropped for two consecutive months, in October and November of 2018, according to data released by the central bank of Greece...

Cyprus Appoints Country’s First Tourism Minister

The island country of Cyprus appointed its first-ever Minister for Tourism on Wednesday in an effort to continue to grow tourism in the Meditteranean...

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