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Two American Tourists Missing on Greek Islands Within Days

Two American tourists have gone missing on separate Greek islands within days of each other, prompting intensified search and rescue efforts by Greek authorities. One man vanished from Mathraki Island, while the other, a former Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputy, disappeared on Amorgos Island during a hike. These incidents coincide with a severe heatwave in Greece, adding urgency to the ongoing search operations.

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Greece Makes History with First-Ever Artistic Swimming Gold at European Championships

Greece has secured its first-ever gold medal in the team free artistic swimming event at the European Aquatic Championships in Belgrade. The team delivered a captivating performance, scoring a remarkable 270.1980 to finish over 15.5 points ahead of second-place Italy. This historic win marks a significant milestone for Greek artistic swimming, upgrading their previous best results of five silver and six bronze medals in the competition.

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Joint American-Greek Military Training Exercise Concludes

The joint American-Greek military exercise, which began on May 20 in Attica, concluded on Thursday, GEETHA announced. It involved the Special Operations Air Task Unit (SOATU) and the U.S. 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR), focusing on aerial special operations and integrating new UH-60 helicopters into SOATU.

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New Greek Government Composition Announced After Cabinet Reshuffle

The Greek government has announced a new cabinet lineup following a recent reshuffle. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis retains his position, while key ministries see new appointments, including Kostis Hatzidakis as Finance Minister and George Gerapetritis as Foreign Affairs Minister. The changes, revealed by government spokesman Pavlos Marinakis, come ahead of the new ministers being sworn in on Friday evening.

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Paphos woman dead in daylight murder case; husband in hospital

Screams shattered the morning calm in a quiet Paphos apartment complex, leading residents to a horrifying scene: a woman lying bloodied on the ground, her husband beside her, also covered in blood. Police are now investigating the case as a potential femicide, leaving the couple’s two young children orphaned

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Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell Enjoy Greek Beach Getaway

Goldie Hawn, 78, and Kurt Russell, 73, were spotted enjoying a sunny getaway in Greece. The long-time couple, together for over four decades, boarded a boat off Skiathos’ stunning coast. Goldie looked radiant in a black swimsuit and graphic print wrap, while Kurt carried their belongings in swim shorts and a baseball cap.

Salad with roasted artichokes, sweet potato and parsley sauce

Salad with grilled artichokes, sweet potato and parsley sauce

An exceptional salad combines grilled artichokes accompanied with a parsley sauce. Materials for 6-8 servings: For the salad Four wild artichokes Two lemons, the juice Four medium potatoes Two fresh onions 80 ml…

Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki
Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki

Whilst one might still expect to find the best souvlaki in Athens, it would seem that these days you don’t have to travel that far. ‘Little Athens’ is the new souvlaki restaurant offering an authentic taste of Greece right in the heart of Melbourne’s Carnegie.

Berraki Events A Greek night like no other
Barraki: A Greek Night Like No Other

Nick Pantazis and Tom Papadakos, inspired by their love for Greek culture and the convivial spirit of the local “barraki” (μπαράκι) —a Greek word meaning small bar, nightclub, or lounge, often used informally to describe a neighborhood hangout—decided to bring this lively social atmosphere to Chicago.

Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki

Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki

Whilst one might still expect to find the best souvlaki in Athens, it would seem that these days you don’t have to travel that far. ‘Little Athens’ is the new souvlaki restaurant offering an authentic taste of Greece right in the heart of Melbourne’s Carnegie.

Berraki Events A Greek night like no other
Barraki: A Greek Night Like No Other

Nick Pantazis and Tom Papadakos, inspired by their love for Greek culture and the convivial spirit of the local “barraki” (μπαράκι) —a Greek word meaning small bar, nightclub, or lounge, often used informally to describe a neighborhood hangout—decided to bring this lively social atmosphere to Chicago.

Berraki Events A Greek night like no other
Barraki: A Greek Night Like No Other

Nick Pantazis and Tom Papadakos, inspired by their love for Greek culture and the convivial spirit of the local “barraki” (μπαράκι) —a Greek word meaning small bar, nightclub, or lounge, often used informally to describe a neighborhood hangout—decided to bring this lively social atmosphere to Chicago.

Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki
Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki

Whilst one might still expect to find the best souvlaki in Athens, it would seem that these days you don’t have to travel that far. ‘Little Athens’ is the new souvlaki restaurant offering an authentic taste of Greece right in the heart of Melbourne’s Carnegie.

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Greece Makes History with First-Ever Artistic Swimming Gold at European Championships

Greece has secured its first-ever gold medal in the team free artistic swimming event at the European Aquatic Championships in Belgrade. The team delivered a captivating performance, scoring a remarkable 270.1980 to finish over 15.5 points ahead of second-place Italy. This historic win marks a significant milestone for Greek artistic swimming, upgrading their previous best results of five silver and six bronze medals in the competition.

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Greece Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Historic Euro 2004 Triumph

It’s been 20 years since Greece’s stunning victory over hosts Portugal in the opening game of EURO 2004. This unexpected triumph marked the beginning of Greece’s historic and improbable run to becoming European champions, a feat achieved under the guidance of coach Otto Rehhagel.

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Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell Enjoy Greek Beach Getaway

Goldie Hawn, 78, and Kurt Russell, 73, were spotted enjoying a sunny getaway in Greece. The long-time couple, together for over four decades, boarded a boat off Skiathos’ stunning coast. Goldie looked radiant in a black swimsuit and graphic print wrap, while Kurt carried their belongings in swim shorts and a baseball cap.

Berraki Events A Greek night like no other
Barraki: A Greek Night Like No Other

Nick Pantazis and Tom Papadakos, inspired by their love for Greek culture and the convivial spirit of the local “barraki” (μπαράκι) —a Greek word meaning small bar, nightclub, or lounge, often used informally to describe a neighborhood hangout—decided to bring this lively social atmosphere to Chicago.

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Greece Heatwave Tragedy: Tourists Perish as Record Temperatures Grip Nation

Greece reels under unprecedented heatwave, with soaring temperatures claiming tourist lives and forcing closures of iconic landmarks. The earliest heatwave on record underscores the country’s vulnerability to climate change, raising concerns for a potentially severe summer ahead.

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Greece: A Timeless Gem in the Mediterranean

Is your favorite country on the list? 🌎✨ Rough Guides readers voted on the most beautiful countries in the world, and the top spot might surprise you! #travel #bucketlist

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Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell Enjoy Greek Beach Getaway

Goldie Hawn, 78, and Kurt Russell, 73, were spotted enjoying a sunny getaway in Greece. The long-time couple, together for over four decades, boarded a boat off Skiathos’ stunning coast. Goldie looked radiant in a black swimsuit and graphic print wrap, while Kurt carried their belongings in swim shorts and a baseball cap.

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

Jordan Gogos, a Greek-Australian multidisciplinary artist based in Sydney, is renowned for his inventive designs and artistic partnerships. After debuting his eponymous label, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos, at AAFW 2021, Gogos continues to challenge conventions and redefine fashion norms with his visionary approach, showcased once more at AAFW 2024.

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Greek God Nicholas Galitzine

Hollywood’s rising star 29-year-old Nicholas Galitzine is lighting up our…

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All You Need Is Greece

On 20 January the iconic Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church…

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24
The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

Jordan Gogos, a Greek-Australian multidisciplinary artist based in Sydney, is renowned for his inventive designs and artistic partnerships. After debuting his eponymous label, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos, at AAFW 2021, Gogos continues to challenge conventions and redefine fashion norms with his visionary approach, showcased once more at AAFW 2024.

Under the Grecian Sun: Miss Polyplexi SS24 Handbag Collection
Under the Grecian Sun: Miss Polyplexi SS24 Handbag Collection

Miss Polyplexi, the globally coveted brand known for its exquisite handmade crochet handbags, has launched its Spring/Summer 2024 Collection, drawing inspiration from the radiant Greek sunlight. The collection, titled ‘Sous Le Soleil’ (Under the Sun), showcases a fusion of vibrant colours, delicate designs, and a strong sense of rejuvenation, embodying the essence of traditional craftsmanship and modern fashion sensibilities.



 

 

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