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First-Ever Greek Film with Sound Rediscovered in France and Restored

An historic Greek film from 1930, thought for many decades to have been lost but which was recently found in France, has now been...

Turkey Calls for the Demilitarization of Sixteen Greek Islands

The Turkish Defense Minister called on Wednesday for the demilitarization of sixteen Aegean islands, claiming that Greece is violating international agreements. Athens quickly responded...
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The Barefoot Fire-Walking Ritual of “Anastenaria” Lives On in Greece

Hundreds of people who descended on the town of Langadas, near Thessaloniki, on Monday, were treated to the ancient ritual of "Anastenaria," in which...

Saudi Arabia Offers its “Full Support” to Cyprus Amid Eastern Mediterranean Tensions

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud expressed full support for Cyprus amid ongoing tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean following a meeting...

Coronavirus Risk Low in Greece, Health Authorities Say

Greece's National Public Health Organization (NPHO) on Tuesday said it remains vigilant for potential outbreaks of the new strain of coronavirus (2019-nCoV) among travelers...

At Last, Greece Elects A Woman for President

Greek lawmakers overwhelmingly approved on Wednesday the nomination of top judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou as new President of the Hellenic Republic. With conservative New Democracy party,...

US Calls on Turkey to Halt “Provocative” Drilling Operations Off Cyprus

The United Sates expressed its “deep concern” over Turkey’s drilling operations off Cyprus, including plans to dispatch the drill ship Yavuz south of the...
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Ancient Greek Shepherd Dog in Danger of Extinction

The Greek Shepherd, the dog which has been bred for centuries for guarding livestock in the mountainous regions of the country, is now in...

More Than One Third of Greek Households Unable to Pay Utility Bills

With more than a third of households unable to pay their utility bills on time, Greece has the unenviable distinction of topping all EU...

Aerial Photo of Snow-Capped Mount Olympus Goes Viral

This aerial photograph shot on Sunday of a snow-capped Mount Olympus, the home of Zeus and the ancient Greek gods, has gone viral. The photo...

Greece Awards Hellinikon Project Casino License to Mohegan

The Hellenic Gaming Commission awarded the casino operating license at Hellinikon, south of Athens, to the consortium Mohegan Gaming Advisors - GEK Terna SA on...
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Greece Advances to Quarter Finals of European Water Polo Championship

The Greek water polo national team on Monday went through to the quarterfinals of the European championship held in Hungary after coming from behind...

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