Greek Restaurants Around the Globe in Battle to Survive Coronavirus

Shockwaves are rippling through the restaurant industry worldwide amid mandated curfews, closings and other restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Greek restaurants...

Greek Grandparenting From a Distance: Coronavirus Challenges Precious Bonds

By Ada Leivada “...the miracle of medicine in 2020 is to extend the quality of life of people, many of whom are our mothers and...

Coronavirus Lockdown: Greece Bans Swimming, Fishing, Water Sports

Authorities in Greece have banned swimming, fishing and water sports as the country toughens up its already severe restrictions of movement to combat the...
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Albanian Seamstress Donates Hundreds of Masks to Greek Hospital

An Albanian seamstress who owns a small sewing workshop in the town of Grevena, northern Greece, has volunteered to manufacture masks for the local...

Acropolis Flag Flies at Half-Staff for Greek Resistance Hero Manolis Glezos

The Greek flag on the Acropolis is flying at half staff on Wednesday as a mark of respect for the day WWII resistance hero...

How Coronavirus Exposes the Way We Regard Aging and Seniors

by Shir Shimoni* The elderly have come to occupy a central place in our news bulletins these days. Headlines were quick to inform the public...

Ten Magical Greek Foods and Herbs to Boost Your Immune System

The Greek countryside can provide a plethora of foods and herbs, which have been used since ancient times and are proven to boost a...

Thessaloniki’s Promenade Shuts Down as Thousands Flout Coronavirus Restrictions

Authorities in Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, have imposed a partial lockdown of the promenade as thousands of people ignored appeals for social distancing...

Greek Resistance Hero Manolis Glezos Dies at 98

Second World War Resistance fighter turned politician Manolis Glezos passed away on Monday at the age of 98. Glezos is best remembered for his heroic act, together...

Chios Massacre: The Worst Atrocity Committed by the Ottomans Against Greeks

The Chios massacre of 1822 was perhaps the worst atrocity carried out by the Ottomans against Greeks during the War of Independence. Approximately three-quarters of...

Traditional Greek Easter Exodus Banned as Coronavirus Deaths Reach 38

Six more people who were hospitalized with coronavirus in Athens, Thessaloniki, and Alexandroupolis died on Sunday, bringing the total number of victims in Greece...
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Athens Under Lockdown: A Bird’s Eye View of a Deserted City

Footage captured by a drone shows Athens almost deserted during the strict lockdown imposed on Monday, March 23, to prevent the further spread of...

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