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First upgraded F-16 "in the Greek skies"

First upgraded F-16 “in the Greek skies”

An F-16 of the Hellenic Airforce, upgraded by the Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAV) and Lockheed Martin, completed its first test run on Sunday. “The first Greek #F16 upgraded to version #Viper in…

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Greece, Turkey cancel military drills on respective national holidays

Greece and Turkey have agreed to cancel their planned military exercises which were scheduled for next week, on their country’s respective national holidays (October 28 and 29, respectively) NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg…

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LIVE STREAMING: Sunday 20th September 2020 Church Service

GCT is live streaming Sunday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross and St Efstathios the Great Martyr – 20th September 2020, bringing the church into everyones home. You can watch it…

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Did you know Greek City Times has an app? We keep Hellenes and Philhellenes around the globe updated daily with the latest Greek related news and features. Make sure you never miss…

Greek figs

Greek figs- One of the world’s most nutritious foods

Figs have been popular in the Mediterranean since ancient times; reported to have been first cultivated in Egypt and then spread first to Ancient Greece. Nowadays Greece is one of the largest…

THI Australia renews grant to Emfasis Foundation

THI Australia renews grant to Emfasis Foundation

The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Australia has renewed its support for Emfasis Foundation, to assist the homeless in Athens. The AU$35,000 grant renewal will support more than 2100 homeless and rough sleepers in…

Greek-American killed by New York police as neighbour clapped 4

Greek-American killed by New York police as neighbour clapped

A 29-year-old Greek-American was killed by police in New York’s borough of Queens, after a neighbour misreported that he was carrying a gun inside his own home. George Zapantis, who suffered from…

Greek PM speaks to children all over the world learning Greek

Greek PM speaks to children all over the world learning Greek

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis participated in a video conference with Greek kids all over the world, as well as children of different nationalities learning Greek. Mitsotakis spoke with students and teachers…

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist and Forerunner

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist and Forerunner

On June 24 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Nativity of Agios Ioannis the Baptist and Forerunner. Six months before his appearance in Nazareth to the All-holy Virgin Mary, the great Gabriel,…

Greek prison confirms first coronavirus case

Greek prison confirms first coronavirus case

Athens’ high-security Korydallos Prison has reported its first case of Covid-19. The inmate, a 33-year-old Greek-Armenian man, was transferred to Sotiria Hospital for treatment. A team of health workers from the National Organization of…

Legendary Greek footballer passes away aged 81 6

Legendary Greek footballer passes away aged 81

Former Greek footballer and coach Nikos Alefantos, passed away today aged 81, after suffering a heart attack. Alefantos, born on January 3, 1939 in Athens and raised in Exarcheia where he lived until…