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orange, Sophia Loren Windmill on Hydra

Hydra windmill turns orange

Phaedra’s Windmill on the Greek island of Hydra, was illuminated in orange on Wednesday November 25 to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. “Violence against women is…

Sleeping under the stars on the top of Mount Olympus

Sleeping under the stars on the top of Mount Olympus

Don’t you love gazing up at the night sky and enjoying the beautiful light show that nature provides- the stars, galaxies and constellations. And don’t you wish you could capture and live in…

Archbishop Ieronymos' health condition is "satisfactory"

Archbishop Ieronymos’ health condition is “satisfactory”

The health condition of Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece, was described as “satisfactory” in a medical update issued by Athens’ Evangelismos Hospital on Wednesday. Last week, the 82-year-old archbishop was admitted to…

Famous High Priestess Maria Moscholiou, passes away

Famous High Priestess Maria Moscholiou, passes away

Longest-serving High Priestess of the Olympic Flame ceremony at Ancient Olympia, Maria Moscholiou, has passed away in Athens. Moscholiou was born in Athens and studied drama at the Greek National Theatre, where…

EU hopes for first COVID-19 vaccinations by Christmas

EU hopes for first COVID-19 vaccinations by Christmas

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told EU lawmakers on Wednesday that “the first European citizens might already be vaccinated before the end of December.” The commission, the EU’s executive arm,…

Greek-managed MT Agrari.

Greek tanker hit by naval mine in Saudi Arabia

A Greek-managed tanker was hit by a mine in Saudi Arabia, while the explosion caused extensive damage to the tanker. An explosion damaged the Agrari tanker off the coast of Saudi Arabia…

The Hellinikon Project set to attract numerous investors

The Hellinikon Project set to attract numerous investors

Ilias Bellos This article was originally published on Ekathimerini Greece aspires to turn the new development at Hellinikon into a Monaco-like magnet for wealthy entrepreneurs and businesses from abroad, not just for…

Online sales for Christmas decorations in Greece skyrocket

Online sales for Christmas decorations in Greece skyrocket

Families across Greece aren’t letting the coronavirus pandemic dampen their spirits, with many already getting a head start on planning for Christmas this year. Skroutz S.A., the leading price comparison engine in…

Marietta Giannakou elected as VP of NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Marietta Giannakou elected as VP of NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Head of the Greek Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Marietta Giannakou, has been elected vice president of the consultative interparliamentary organization for the North Atlantic Alliance. Founded in 1955, the NATO…

Embassy of Canada in Greece joins #OrangetheWorld Campaign

Embassy of Canada in Greece joins #OrangetheWorld Campaign

Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, deep-rooted and devastating violations of human rights in the world. Today, on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women,…

Greece to remain in lockdown to 'save Christmas’

Greece to remain in lockdown to ‘save Christmas’

Greece’s second lockdown is expected to continue into December. During an interview with ANT1, Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas pointed out that a more relaxed attitude that existed during the first week of…

Turkey issues NAVTEX over six Greek islands in major provocations 4

Turkey issues NAVTEX over six Greek islands in major provocations

Turkey on Tuesday issued three navigational communication telexes (NAVTEX) covering large swathes of the Aegean Sea. The excuse given for this blatant provocation is supposedly in response to Greece’s legal militarization of…

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