Tag: Smyrna

Pontian Greek Genocide

May 19, Remembering the Pontian Greek Genocide

May 19 marks the remembrance of the Pontian Greek Genocide (1916-1923), one of the darkest moments in Greece’s history. Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by…

NGO seeks illegal immigrants to help sue Greece 26

NGO seeks illegal immigrants to help sue Greece

A so-called Non-Government Organization that has no website and little information about it, has announced that it is looking for immigrants who illegally entered Greece and were returned to Turkey so they…

Erdogan vows to fight Greek & Armenian lobbies 28

Erdogan vows to fight Greek & Armenian lobbies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is in a state of shock after the joint declaration by the Foreign Ministers of Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, France and the United Arab Emirates, condemned Turkey’s illegal…

April 24: Remembering the Armenian Genocide

April 24: Remembering the Armenian Genocide

April 24th is the day the world commemorates the Armenian Genocide committed by Turks in 1915. That day, 250 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders were arrested in Constantinople and sent to Chankri…

Aristotle Onassis

March 15th 1975: Aristotle Onassis passes away

“To be successful, keep looking tanned, live in an elegant building (even if you’re in the cellar), be seen in smart restaurants (even if you nurse one drink) and if you borrow,…

Turkey wipes out traces of Greek civilisation in Smyrna 33

Turkey wipes out traces of Greek civilisation in Smyrna

By Uzay Bulut  On June 21, Turkish media reported that the Saint-Jean Theologos Greek Girls School in Smyrna, now known as Izmir, which has been empty since the extermination of the city’s Greek Christians in 1922,…

May 19: Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day 39

May 19: Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day

This year marks 100 years since the Pontian Genocide (1916-1923), one of the darkest moments in Greece’s history. Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by Turkish troops and Kurdish…