Greek-Australian Hunting Ali Pasha’s Treasure

A Greek-Australian treasure hunter, Vangelis Dimas, is financing an excavation to locate the hoard of Ali Pasha, a murderous ruler of the Ottoman Occupation...

Tension in Greece Ahead of Nov. 17 Protests

With most Greeks concentrating on making ends meet during a crushing economic crisis, and social unrest still growing against harsh austerity measures, the annual...

Humanity’s First ‘Computer’ Was Found in Greek Shipwreck

It was exactly 116 years ago -- 17 May 1902 -- when Spirydon Stais visited a museum that housed treasures from an ancient shipwreck. Among them...

Museum Hosts Replica of Argo Ship

A museum in the port city of Volos in eastern Greece will host the replica of Argo, the legendary ship propelled by 50 oars-men...

Putin to Visit Mount Athos

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, is going to visit the Aegean on the yacht of an entrepreneur friend. Although it is difficult to tell Putin’s...

July 24, 1974: When Democracy Was Restored in Greece

The five days between July 20 and July 24 in 1974 were the most turbulent, and the most decisive, in modern Greek history. The...

Meet the Greek Jeweler that Created the Bulgari Fashion Empire

Bulgari, also known as BVLGARI within fashion circles, is an iconic luxury brand of international proportions thanks to its high quality jewelry, watches, fragrances,...

Junta Lovers Host Political Memorial

Unrepentant defenders of Greece's brutal military dictatorship, the junta carried out by the Colonels, will gather on April 21, the 46th anniversary of the...

UNESCO: Every Person Must Visit these 18 Greek Monuments

UNESCO advises travellers to Greece to visit 18 monuments that are an absolute must as World Heritage Monuments. UNESCO has branded a total 1,073 sites...

Did Ancient Greeks ‘Go to the Beach’?

Every summer, Greeks flock to the beaches of the Aegean and the Ionian seas to swim, get a tan or chill out in picturesque...

The Greek Founder of the Turkish Red Crescent

There a few people in Greece nowadays who know that one of the founders of the Ottoman and later Turkish Red Crescent was Greek...

Eleftherios Venizelos: The Controversial Leader Who Expanded Greek Borders

Born in Mournies, Chania on August 23, 1864, Eleftherios Venizelos served seven times as Greece's prime minister. For most, he was the country's most...

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