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Greek PM Lauds EU Coronavirus Grant Package

    "We are returning to Athens with an overall package that exceeds 70 billion euros, an unprecedented sum for our country," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis...

Greece Excluded from UK’s Quarantine Exemption List

Greece, along with the U.S., is excluded from a list of around 60 countries that English holidaymakers can visit without needing to self-isolate on...
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Why I Fell in Love With Greece: British Historian, Filmmaker Explains

British historian, author and filmmaker Bettany Hughes, who has just shot a fascinating new documentary series in Greece, spoke of her great love for...

Vandals Destroy Magnificent Marble Columns at Ancient Greek City in Albania

Unknown vandals in Albania have caused "irreparable" damage to a monument in ancient Apollonia near the town of Fieri, Albanian authorities announced on Saturday. The...

Erdogan Fans Flames by Threatening to Convert Hagia Sophia into Mosque

Michael Goodyear* Hagia Sophia, once Eastern Christianity's greatest cathedral, is undoubtedly one of the most important monuments in today's Istanbul. Steeped in Byzantine history, it served...

Greece is Britons’ Second Most Sought-After Holiday Destination in Online Survey

As international tourism begins to flourish once again after the coronavirus lockdowns, Greece is the second most sought-after destination among the British, according to...

Greece to Receive 32 Billion Euros as EU Unveils Massive Relief Program

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to allocate to member states a massive 750 billion euro ($824 billion) aid program to fight the economic...

Downing Street Quashes British Dreams Of Greek Summer Holidays With Extended Quarantine

Expectations at nearly every Greek tourist destination for a resurgence of British tourists in the summer of 2020 were quashed on Wednesday, after news...

KLM, Air France To Resume Flights To Athens

The Dutch air carrier KLM and Air France will resume direct flights to Athens within weeks, it was announced on Tuesday. KLM will begin...

EU Says Time to Reboot Tourism by Gradually Opening Borders

The European Commission on Wednesday advised member states to open their borders to countries with similar coronavirus risk profiles under a plan to bolster...

Istanbul vs. Constantinople — and Why Both are Greek Cities

On May 29, 2019, with the anniversary of the Fall of Constantinople approaching, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave a municipal election campaign speech...

Bust of Greek Poet Sappho Discovered In Turkish Museum

A sculpture portraying a woman which has been on display in the Antalya Archeological Museum for nearly 50 years has recently been discovered to...

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