Tag: Greek

Entire staff at Albanian Embassy in Athens fired 2

Entire staff at Albanian Embassy in Athens fired

The acting Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Gent Cakaj, fired all the staff of the Albanian embassy in Athens, including the ambassador. This was due to the embassy’s poor performance and…

Greek-American killed by New York police as neighbour clapped 21

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…

Dendias, Le Drian

Greece thanks France for “its consistent support”

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with his French counterpart Jean-Yves le Drian in Paris on Monday. The two ministers discussed developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, the coronavirus pandemic, attracting investment and…

Statue of the last Byzantine Emperor is unveiled in Piraeus 27

Statue of the last Byzantine Emperor is unveiled in Piraeus

Yesterday a statue of the last Emperor of the Byzantine Empire, often called the Eastern Roman Empire, was unveiled in Athens. In the square of the Holy Metropolis Church of Piraeus (Athens),…

Turkish media caught making fake news about Greek mosque 32

Turkish media caught making fake news about Greek mosque

In the last few days, Turkish media became incensed over a mosque in Greece that had displayed a Greek flag on a minaret. Akşam Gazetes, even called this “provocative.” Many social media…

Erdoğan: Not a single mosque left in Athens 35

Erdoğan: Not a single mosque left in Athens

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has once again been caught out lying to stoke ultra-nationalistic and ultra-religious fanaticism to discredit Greece in a speech he made yesterday. “Hagia Sophia was beautified and…