Home Tags Xanthi

Tag: Xanthi

Who is Responsible for Letting Turkey Influence Greek Muslim Minority in Thrace?

This editorial was published in Hellas Journal in Greek by Nikos Meletis The Greek State is perpetuating the mistake of allowing Turkey to use the Greek...

Battery Plant on Fire in Northern Greece, Villages Evacuated (video)

A huge fire that broke out on Tuesday in the Sunlight battery plant in Olvio, Xanthi, forced authorities to evacuate the surrounding communities, due to...

Father Kills Daughter and Hangs Himself in Northern Greece

A 49-year-old man killed his 18-year old daughter, and then committed suicide by hanging himself on Friday, in northern Greece. The tragic incident occurred at...

Vandals Target Professor Speaking Out Against Violence in Greek Universities

The car of a Greek professor at the University of Thrace, was vandalized on Wednesday by unknown assailants outside his home at Xanthi, northern...

The Most Bizarre Yellow Card Ever Given Happened in Greece

A yellow card was given to a player for wiping his shoes on the referee’s socks. The hilarious incident happened during the Greek Super league game...

Muslim Headscarves Dominate Student Parade in Xanthi, northern Greece

For the first time in Modern Greek history, all students in a parade in Xanthi were wearing Muslim headscarves. In the past, Muslim headscarves rarely...

Greek Justice Minister Withdraws Amendment that would Recognize “Turkish Minority”

Greece's Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis, was obliged to withdraw a proposed amendment that would recognize the "Turkish Union of Xanthi" organization, after fierce criticism...

Imam Arrested for Weapons Found in Xanthi Mosque Released Pending Investigation

An imam in charge of services at a village mosque in Xanthi, northeastern Greece was released without conditions on Wednesday, after testifying before a...

Production and Consumption of ‘Halal’ Meat in Greece on the Rise

Many Greeks don't know what "halal" means, but the production and consumption of halal meat in Greece is steadily on the rise. The impressive increase...

Education Ministry to Put Turkish Language Lessons in Thrace Kindergartens

A new Greek Ministry of Education program provides for the teaching of the Turkish language in kindergartens for the Muslim minorities in Thrace, according...

Xanthi Prepares to Welcome Some 5,000 Turkish Tourists for Carnival

The carnival of Xanthi is expected to attract over 5,000 Turkish tourists who are to visit the region on the last weekend of February. Many tourists...

Greek PM: Coexistence of Christians and Muslims Always Productive

The coexistence of Christians and Muslims in Thrace has been and will "always remain productive," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in Komotini on Friday. The Greek...

LATEST