Onassis Vows to Visit Monastery in Naxos

Aristotle Onassis’ sole descendant, granddaughter Athena Onassis, asked her partners to settle the final details regarding her trip to Greece to fulfill the vow...

Fengarion Aids Greece’s Doctors of the World

Georgios Topoulos, born in Poland to a Greek father and Polish mother and now living in Switzerland, feels his Greek side being tugged at...

The Acropolis Museum Organizes Art Courses

The Acropolis Museum is organizing workshops on ancient technology, modern preservation and production of replicas. Courses will start in January to entertain and inform...

Lysiotis’ Book Shows British Hold On Cyprus

The Journal of D.P 743 - the number assigned to Renos Lysiotis during the British occupation of Cyprus when he was held prisoner, is...

Lavrentiadis Arrest Seen Turning Point

With pressure building on Athens to crack down on still-rampant corruption, the government has charged a banker whose small, private institution was found to...

Epiphany Traditions Abound In Greece

Customs and traditions dating back to ancient times will come once again to life on Jan. 6 during the Theofania (also Epiphany or Fota)...

Daniel Day Lewis in Athens for Lincoln Premiere

Once again the talented actor Daniel Day-Lewis will be present in Athens for the premiere of his movie Lincoln, serving the purposes of the...

Koutoupas Second at Prague Poker Tourney

One of the favorite pastimes of gamblers is poker, a game so popular now that millions play on-line and televised tournaments and championships have...

Greek Customs to Welcome the New Year

Good luck, prosperity, good health and longevity are the best and most common wishes marking the first day of the New Year among family...

New Year’s Eve in Ancient Times

Contrary to modern time beliefs, celebrating the advent of the New Year on January 1st in the cold and the dead nature of winter...

Greek Police Say Roma Camps Gangster Enclaves

Following the murder of a 16-year-old gypsy boy in a Roma camp in Megara, Greek police have started a sweep into the unlawful settlements...

Athens Looks On The Bright Side

They may be in the grip of a crushing recession and riven by bitter internal political divisions, but Greeks are always trying to look...

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