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Boris Johnson’s speech on climate at the United Nations in ancient Greek (video)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson he called on the world to raise awareness using a phrase in ancient Greek. He quoted a phrase from Sophocles’ Antigone, as he once again …

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New York’s St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox church has risen from the ashes of 9/11

A Greek Orthodox church in New York has literally shone a beacon of light in lower Manhattan, next to Ground Zero of September 11. The newly reconstructed church – the …

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Greece was romantic backdrop for Tiffy Trump and fiancé Michael Boulos

Greece, and Mykonos in particular, formed the romantic backdrop for power couple Tiffany “Tiffy” Trump, the former US president Donald Trump’s youngest daughter, and Nigerian magnate Michael Boulos who announced …

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Freed slave’s tomb provides evidence that Greek was part of ancient Pompeii’s cultural life

Evidence from a tomb in Pompeii’s necropolis may point to the fact that Greek was used alongside Latin in the city before the volcanic eruption that destroyed it in 79AD. …

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Erdogan hails Hagia Sophia’s conversion as its “resurrection”, and Turkey slams UNESCO’s criticism of this as “biased”

Greek diplomatic sources on Friday welcomed a statement by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee expressing regret over Turkey’s decision to convert Hagia Sophia and Chora Monastery into mosques, while Turkish …

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Greek expat, 21, among those missing in building collapse

Just before 2am US Eastern Daylight Time on 24 June, the 12-storey Champlain Towers South Tower in Surfside, South Florida, partially collapsed. Among the 159 missing people from the collapse …

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Greek boy and refugee boy send powerful message in touching video

UNHCR Greece has released a video with two children modelling the way forward in the country in solidarity with refugees. The video, produced for World Refugee Day, observed on Sunday …

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Turkey marks 568th anniversary of Constantinople’s conquest with provocative visuals

The 568th anniversary of the conquest of Constantinople was celebrated with a visual feast organised by Turkey’s Communications Directorate in cooperation with the Culture and Tourism Ministry. In a provoking …

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Greece and the EU condemn forced landing of Ryanair flight in Belarus to detain prominent opposition blogger

The European Union, Greece and a number of other member states have condemned Belarus for forcing a Ryanair plane to land at Minsk airport as it flew over Belarus en …

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Tsipras meets with Zoran Zaev

SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras underlined on Friday that need for the ratification of the three memoranda of cooperation between Greece and North Macedonian at a meeting with Prime Minister …

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