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Call for referendum over Greece-FYROM name agreement

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) counterpart Zoran Zaev have made history, with the leaders coming to an agreement over a mutually acceptable name …

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Campaign launched for return of stolen Byzantine manuscripts

Rare Byzantine manuscripts, which were stolen during World War I, have become the focus of a new campaign pushing for the return of the historically and culturally significant artefacts to …

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Despite Greece’s prospects for economic shift, return of migrants not a given

As Greece prepares to exit its current bailout program, following eight years of austerity measures that have taken an unprecedented toll on its people, the government seems to believe the …

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Victoria Kyriakopoulos: ‘The Hellenic Initiative supports those rebuilding Greece’

I first met Victoria Kyriakopoulos in May 2015; I had just arrived in Australia, yet another number in the long list that makes the ‘Greek brain drain’, the recent wave …

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How you can help save the language of the Greek people of Calabria

A new and inspiring campaign is underway in Calabria as the Greeks of Magna Graecia are slowly reversing the tide on what had appeared to be the end of the …

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Greek Canadian tech start-up CEO shot dead in Toronto

Greek Canadian tech start-up CEO, Matthew Staikos has been shot and killed in Toronto, Canada. The incident took place on Monday night in the city’s Yorkville neighbourhood, an upscale shopping …

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Greek scientist heads new discovery into understanding aggression

A Greek scientist had made an exciting new discovery surrounding the biological mechanism that underpins aggressive behaviour in humans. Titled ‘A neural network for intermale aggression to establish social hierarchy’ …

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Greek village of Texan teen gunman’s father expresses shock over incident

Following the devastating news of yet another school shooting in the United States, residents of Magoulitsa in Karditsa, Greece have been left shocked to discover one of their own was …

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Greek scientist selected Fellow by UK’s Royal Society for excellence in science

Prestigious British organisation The Royal Society has welcomed Greek scientist Dr Vassilis Pachnis on board as a Fellow. Born and raised in Greece, the scientist was selected for his pioneering …

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Breakthrough in brain-central nervous system communication by Greek researcher

Theodoros Zanos, Assistant Professor at the Centre of Bioelectronics of the Feinstein Institute of Medical Research and the Department of Molecular Medicine at the Hofstra/ Northwell Medical School of New …