Oldest Mosque on Greece’s Lesvos to Be Restored

A dilapidated 17th-century Muslim place of worship built on Lesvos to honor an Ottoman sultan’s unknown “Queen Mother” will be restored, using a 1.2-million-euro...

100 Years Since Crete’s Union with Greece

The 100th anniversary of Crete’s Union with Greece was celebrated yesterday with the hoisting of the Greek flag over the historic fortress Firka in...

On this Day in 1980: The Ship Wreck that Transformed Zakynthos (video)

It is perhaps the most photographed ship wreck in the world. Lying on a sandy beach in the north-western coast of Zakynthos since October...

A Tale of Greece’s Perseverance: The Corinth Canal (Video)

Something that is considered one of the great engineering accomplishments of Greece is the Corinth Canal. The construction of the canal not only changed the...

Albanian Chams Try to Create a Minority Issue in Greece

The recent provocative act of Albanian Chams raising a banner during a Euro 2016 football game accusing Greece of "genocide of 100,000 Chams" brought...

Albania to Construct Cemeteries for Fallen Greek Soldiers of 1940-41

The Albanian government took the first steps to implement the agreement between Athens and Tirana on the exhumation, identification and burial of the bones...

Sofia Vembo, the Singer of Victory

Sofia Vembo – The infamous Greek singer of the 20th century, became synonymous with the epic Greek victories against the fascist Italian troops in...

When Two 18-Year-Old Greek Boys Tore Down the Symbol of Nazi Occupation

On this day, May 30, 1941, the Nazi flag was torn down from the Acropolis by Manolis Glezos and Lakis Santas. The two 18-year-old...

The Day the Nazi Occupation Army Left Athens (videos)

It was a sunny autumn day when the bells in the churches of Athens started ringing joyously and the citizens rushed out on the...
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Commemorating the 1914-23 Greek Pontic Genocide

Various events took place in Athens during the week of May 5, 2014, in memory of the Greek Pontic genocide by the Ottoman Empire...

Flashback to 1974: The Day New Democracy was Born (video)

On October 4, 1974 Konstantinos Karamanlis founded New Democracy (ND). The founding declaration was signed by himself alone. The party that triumphed with 54.37% and...

Integral Skeleton Found in Amphipolis Tomb

The new discovery of a grave made of limestone allegedly containing a wooden coffin with an integral human skeleton inside the Kasta Hill tomb...

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