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Greeks Remember Genocide of Their Ancestors in Pontus

Every year on May 19 Pontic Greeks commemorate one of the darkest pages in Hellenic history, as the date will forever be connected to...

Greek Man Wants to Honor the Memory of Pontians in Arctic Adventure

Adventurer Christos Vasileiadis is a Greek man who not only loves taking on challenges in the snow. He is a man with deep respect...

Greek PM from Pontian Genocide Conference: ”Greece Has Always Overcome the Storms of History”

The Pontian Genocide was a tragic chapter in the history of modern Greece, and the lessons it holds must prevent its repetition anywhere in...

Greek President Calls on the World to Recognize Pontian Genocide

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday joined thousands of Pontian Greeks who gathered at the church of Panagia Soumela at Mt. Vermion in northern...

Greece Blasts Turkey’s Claim that Pontian Genocide is “Imaginary”

Turkey dismissed calls for the recognition of the Pontian Genocide on Tuesday, saying that Greek politicians and groups raise "imaginary claims targeting our history." The Turkish...

Pontian Greeks Honor Genocide Victims in Athens Ceremony (video)

Hundreds of people gathered in Athens' Syntagma Square on Saturday to honor the hundreds of thousands of Greeks died or displaced from their homes...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Lynched by Mob at Pontian Genocide Ceremony (video)

A mob, believed they were right-wing extremists, attacked and injured the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, during a ceremony to commemorate the Pontian genocide...

May 19: Remembering the Pontic-Greek Genocide 1913-1922

On Feb. 24, 1994, the Greek parliament voted unanimously in favor of recognizing the Pontian Genocide and instituted May 19 as a Remembrance Day. The...

Greek Presidential Guard Faints during Pontian Genocide Ceremony (video)

A man of the Greek Presidential Guard wearing Pontian traditional attire fainted during the ceremony to commemorate the Pontian Genocide (May 19) on Friday. The...

Panagia Soumela Holy Icon Worship at Greek Defense Ministry

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos is opening the doors of the ministry to those who want to worship the holy icon of Panagia Soumela held...

New Democracy MP Attacked During Pontic Protest in Athens

A protest against the government's attitude toward the Pontic community was marred by an attack on New Democracy MP Giorgos Koumoutsakos. A group of people that had been attached to...

Pontian Greek Genocide Commemorated Across Greece

Events marking the Pontian Greek genocide in Asia Minor are to be held in Athens and Thessaloniki on May 19. Hellenism all across the...

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