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What Do Greeks Have Against Tuesday the 13th?

Like the Anglo-Saxons consider Friday the 13th a bad luck day, Greeks have branded Tuesday the 13th as a day you'd rather stay home...

The History Behind Thessaloniki’s Hottest Neighborhood

One of the most "famous" districts in Thessaloniki that attracts both tourists as well as locals is "Ladadika" -- a historical neighborhood that has...

Defense Minister Urges Greeks to Stand Behind Govt

National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos urged all Greeks on Sunday to unite in the Greek government’s current struggle to achieve a deal, regardless...

562 Years Since the Fall of Constantinople: The End of an Empire [VIDEO]

The fall of Constantinople was the result of a three month siege by the Ottoman army, led by Sultan Mehmed II. At the time, Emperor...

Greece, 6 Bankruptcies in Less Than 200 Years

Greece has been the center of attention for over two weeks, after the January 25 elections. Foreign media, news agencies, government officials and investors...

Zincirli Mosque Serres: The Forgotten Monument

The Zincirli Mosque in the Greek northern town of Serres, one of the oldest Ottoman mosques in Europe, has opened its gates for public,...

Thessaloniki’s Fountain Is a Monument

Thessaloniki's Fountain Square is one of the most famous meeting points in the city. The outstanding fountain, which is located between Egnatia and Ethnikis...

EU Wants To Abolish Cross From Greek Flag?

On March 25, on the occasion of the Greek Independence Day Parade, the  "new" Greek flags which fluttered in the wind in many Greek...

Jailed Junta Leader Gets Hero’s Funeral

Nikolaos Dertilis, the last junta leader, who died in prison without showing any remorse for his actions, including the execution of a 20-year-old man...

The Balkan Wars – 100 Years Later

This year is the 100th anniversary of the Balkan Wars, which engulfed Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro. The combined armies of the Balkan states...

Hellenistic, Ottoman-Era Shipwrecks Found Near Cyprus

Two shipwrecks off Cyprus - from ancient Greece and the Ottoman times - have been discovered, among others, after a two-week long exploration of...

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