Greek Scientists Conduct Trials to Find Olive Oil Cancer Cure

When Athan Gadanidis was diagnosed with prostate cancer in October of 2018, he took part in a pilot study at the University of Athens...

How Athens’ Historic Omonoia Square Has Changed Over the Decades

The long-awaited redevelopment and reconstruction of Omonoia Square is in its final stages, with residents and workers in downtown Athens expecting a positive change...

First Mosque in Modern Greek History Opens in Athens

The first Muslim mosque to open for worship in Athens since the establishment of the modern Greek state opened its doors in the capital city...

May 29, 1453: The Day Constantinople Fell

The fall of Constantinople, which occurred on May 29,1453 was the final phase of the Byzantine-Ottoman Wars (1265-1453) and the darkest page in Greek...

Anger in Greece as Authorities Choose Not to Participate in Common EU Firefighting Force

Greek media revealed on Wednesday that Greece is notably absent from the newly-established ''RescEU'' initiative, a common European Union fleet dedicated to firefighting. The ''RescEU'' project...

Greek Fighter Jets Begin Policing North Macedonian Airspace

The first flight of a Greek F-16 fighter jet over North Macedonia took place on Tuesday, initiating the Greek policing of the country's airspace. The...

Greece Takes Award for Second-Best Beaches on the Planet

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced on Tuesday the awards for the highest quality beaches for 2019, with Greece coming in second in the entire...

Study Finds 15,000 Greeks Die Annually From Smoking-Related Causes

A new study, presented by the Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTC) on Saturday in Trikala, Greece, showed that approximately fifteen thousand Greeks die every year...

Study Finds Greeks Are the World’s Most Stressed People

A survey conducted recently which polled more than 150,000 people in 143 different countries suggests that the Greeks are the most stressed people in...

You’d Better Believe it: Fascinating Facts about Greece

Everyone knows that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, the birthplace of democracy, that it has a stunningly beautiful coastline, and that our...

The Timeless Easter Traditions of Greece

The Greek Orthodox Church is blessed with rich, colorful and symbolic Resurrection and Easter traditions, even more so than the Catholic Church, and Greeks...

Greeks to Mark Solemn Holy Friday With Epitaphios Processions

Good Friday is a profoundly mournful day in Greece which commemorates the Passion of Christ. A nationwide affair, it recalls the moments leading up...

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