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Worst Tragedy in Greek Football Remembered

Hundreds of people attended a ceremony on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the tragic deaths of 21 football fans on February 8, 1981. The...

UNCHR Calls for Relief of Greek Migrant Camps

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNCHR) has asked the Greek government on Friday to accelerate plans for decongesting overcrowded reception and identification centers for...

Speaking English Using Greek: The Historic Speech to World Bankers

As Greeks all over the world mark International Greek Language Day on February 9, many recall the speeches in English — peppered with Greek-origin...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation to Build Three New Public Hospitals in Greece

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced on Thursday that it will build three new hospitals and provide funding for other health initiatives in Greece...

Anarchists Vandalize Home of Prominent Greek Journalist

Self-styled anarchists belonging to the Rouvikonas (Rubicon) group vandalized the home of a prominent Greek journalist in Athens on Thursday night, spray painting slogans...

Anna Korakaki to be First Woman Ever to Launch Olympic Games Torch Relay

For the very first time, a woman has been chosen to launch the torch relay for the 2020 Tokyo Games at the birthplace of...
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The Magic of the Greek Language — in a Spanish Song

This oldie by an Argentinian musical group called Apurimac, featuring Greek singer Elli Paspala, is the living proof that there indeed are thousands of...

Greece Joins US-Led International Religious Freedom Alliance

Greece is among 27 nations which will participate in the nascent, US-led International Religious Freedom Alliance (IRF), which will adopt a collective approach in...

Greece Confirms First Case of Swine Fever Disease

Greek authorities on Wednesday were put on alert after it was confirmed that a case of swine fever disease was recorded at a small...

Coronavirus Epidemic: China Advises Its Recent Travelers to Greece to Stay Indoors

The Chinese Ambassador to Greece said on Wednesday that officials are now contacting all its country's citizens who recently traveled to Greece and advising...

Earthquake Jolts Central Greece

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit central Greece at 11.24 am local time on Thursday. The epicenter was in the Pindos mountains between Karditsa and Arta. According...

When Kirk Douglas Distributed Aid in War-Torn Greece

Legendary Hollywood actor Kirk Douglas, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 103, actively supported the United States' aid efforts for Greece...

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