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Erdogan will open Halki Seminary in exchange for operation of Fethiye mosque – with minaret towers

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the Heybeliada Theological School (Halki Seminary) in Istanbul would be reopened if Athens were to add minaret towers to the Fethiye mosque, a …

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The 2500-year-old Grecian urn that represents the legacy of the ANZAC spirit in Greece

In total almost 35,000 Anzacs fought in both WW1 and WW2 campaigns in Greece. It is known that Greek soil contains the remains of 795 Australians with some of these …

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Man from Crete drops everything to take care of 74 stray dogs

Nikos Tsikalakis, a 38-year-old man from Crete decided to leave his old life behind and dedicate his time to taking care of stray dogs five years ago. It all started …

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How Greek parliamantarians react to the Medivac legislation

For political observers, Tuesday was a turning point for Australia. The vote for the Medical Evacuation Bill, which allows for asylum seekers in detention to be transferred to Australia to …

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Owner of Kavala tavern donates all earnings towards fighting kid’s cancer

Today, 15 February is International Childhood Cancer Day and over 300,000 children worldwide are currently affected by the disease worldwide, with most families struggling to cope financially. In the spirit …

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Another cleaner from Greece gets 8 years for forging school diploma

The entire world watched at the end of last year while a cleaning lady from Greece was being sentenced to 10 years in prison for lying about her primary school …

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Berbatis family donates $500,000 to THI

Western Australian property investor and philanthropist, Con Berbatis added another cornerstone to his relationship with The Hellenic Initiative Australia with a $500,000 donation which makes him one of the organisation’s largest …

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An Olympic Airways jet has been sitting in an Oregon forest since 2012

An Olympic Airways Boeing 727 has since 2012 been sitting in the middle of a forest in Oregon, where its now owner has turned it into an unconventional home. Retired …

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Zois Simantiras, Greece’s youngest pensioner at 31

According to the Greek Ministry of Finance’s records, model Zois Simantiras is reportedly the youngest pensioner in the country at only 37. Simantiras, who is now the owner of a …

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Greek-Cypriot doctor on trial for saving his own daughter

Greek-Cypriot Dr Jack Kerry (Kyriacou), a doctor who gave CPR to his daughter in his clinic two years ago following a heroin overdose, is on trial for treating his daughter and …