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Patriarch Bartholomew and United States call for the reopening of the Theological School of Chalki

Calls for the reoperation of the Theological School of Halki are increasing. The United States ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, Sam Brownback, told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Sunday …

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Briefs from the week that was: Serial killers, sports violence, hit-and-run and a bit of fun with yiayia

New Australian Archbishop Bishop Makarios of Christoupolis was unanimously voted in as the new Archbishop of Australia on 9 May, putting an end to weeks of speculation about the church …

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Varoufakis stands for European Elections, but mainly as a symbolic act

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s former finance minister, is in Germany, campaigning for a new Europe with  DiEM25 (Pan-European Democracy in Europe Movement 2025), which hopes to win votes for the European …

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ISIS member plotted to attack Anzac commemoration at Gallipoli

Turkish authorities have arrested a suspected Islamic State member that they believed plotted to attack an Anzac commemoration at Gallipoli, where hundreds of Australians and New Zealanders gather each year …

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Greek researcher wants to make breakthrough cancer treatment accessible to all

Dr Maria Themeli, the assistant professor of medicine at the VUmc Cancer Centre in Amsterdam, is determined to make her patent for the treatment of blood cancer with the production …

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The reunification of the marbles is a ‘cultural one-way’

The International Conference on the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures was held at the auditorium of the Acropolis Museum in Athens last Monday 15 April and was attended by eminent …

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Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

Aegean farmers from Greece and the area now occupied by Turkey arrived in Britain some 6,000 years ago, according to a study published on Monday in the journal Nature. The …

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Thousands of diasporans march in New York for Greek Independence Day

New York city dressed in white and blue last Sunday 14 April, in honor of the 198th anniversary of Greece’s independence from the Ottoman Empire. The annual Greek parade which …

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Greek leaders lament the destruction of Notre Dame

The iconic Notre Dame cathedral has been engulfed by flames. Hundreds of firefighters rushed to save the Parisian monument from early on Monday evening, however the fire caused devastation. On …

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Greek cardiologists save fellow passenger’s life on flight

Two Greek cardiologists managed to save a 54-year-old woman’s life during a flight from Lisbon to Zurich. The woman suffered a heart attack while the plane was in flight and …