Ever since the time of Alexander the Great, certain moments in Greek history have reminded us of the great reach of Greek culture throughout the world. There was the moment, in 1900, when archaeological divers dove into the shipwreck...Show More Summary
ATHENS -- As The Huffington Post has expanded around the world, I have used this space to introduce each of our new international editions. But none of the announcements I've made has had as much significance for me personally as what I have to share today: the launch of The Huffington Post in my native Greece. Show More Summary
The Hunt director Thomas Vinterberg's The Commune sold well for TrustNordisk during the recently wrapped AFM. Deals concluded include the UK (Artificial Eye), Germany and Austria (Prokino), Benelux (September Film), Greece/Cyprus (Seven...Show More Summary
The Greek government is asking tourists at Athens airport to join the notorious debate over the return of the Elgin Marbles to Greece from London. Faced with a picture of the famed Parthenon and its marble statues on an interactive screen,...Show More Summary
Archaeologists working in Northern Greece have uncovered a new part of the spectacular mosaic at the Roman baths in Plotinopolis, Didymoteicho. Read more...
This post originally appeared in VICE Greece On Monday night 35,000 people took to the streets of Athens to commemorate the anniversary of the bloody 1973 Polytechnic ?uprising against the Greek military junta. About five hours north, in the city of Thessalonica, an estimated 10,000 people gathered in remembrance as well. Show More Summary
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic is one of the toughest players in the Premier League and somebody you wouldn't want to mess with. For a moment during Greece's friendly with Serbia on Tuesday night, it looked like Panagiotis Kone was going to...Show More Summary
Second Euro scalp for Moz after Germany falls Phones based on the Mozilla Firefox platform have been targeted at far flung places such as Bangladesh and Brazil, but now a major European network has them for sale.…
On the 4th of November I was booked on the 16.22 Cross Country train from Berwick upon Tweed to Edinburgh, aiming to get the bus to Edinburgh airport and catch my flight to London Gatwick with a connection to Thessaloniki, Greece. I'd left plenty of time (or so I thought) for any possible mishaps/delays, including getting to the airport 1.
Greece is the new Australia. The national tourism agency has featured a well-known landmark in a new promotional video for the country. Unfortunately, it's from the wrong country. The video uses 15 seconds of footage from a time lapse...Show More Summary
On our arrival at the Sani Resort, a family-owned ecological reserve covering some 1,000 acres and with stunning, golden beaches, we were warmly welcomed by the ever-helpful Angelina in Guest Relations, offered a glass of fizz and presented...Show More Summary
Finally: Greece’s crisis-stricken economy has returned to growth following six years of recession, official data showed Friday, marking an end to one of the steepest and longest economic contractions in postwar European history. But Matt O’Brien warns that “Greece’s comeback, like its collapse, will be nasty, brutish, and long”: Greece’s depression … is still nowhere […]
ON NOVEMBER 14th Greece received a welcome surprise. Revised GDP figures showed that it had emerged from recession earlier this year, growing for each of the first three quarters (on a quarterly basis). The wounds of its lengthy contraction will not soon heal, however. Show More Summary
...Rwanda. And the biggest collapse in prosperity since 2009 has occurred in Greece - stunningly outpacing war torn, sanctioned Syria to the downside. Source: Prosperity.com
Prosecutors in the trials to disband Golden Dawn claim the group slaughtered sheep to practice knife techniques, carried around bazookas, and was training to “break into parliament with tanks.”
Unemployment in Greece dropped in August to 25.9 percent in seasonally-adjusted terms, from July's revised estimate of 26.1 percent. ||| Athens - Unemployment in Greece dropped in August to 25.9 percent in seasonally-adjusted terms, from July's revised estimate of 26.1 percent, the statistics agency ELSTAT said Thursday. Show More Summary
Archaeologists in Greece have made their biggest find yet inside an ancient tomb that goes back to the days of Alexander the Great: bones. The discovery at the site near what was once Amphipolis could finally answer the question of who was buried there in the 4th century BC, reports...
It takes a lot to power a country — and though it’s small, Greece is no exception Lignite is a soft, crumbly form of brown coal that has low carbon content, high water content and causes more pollution than black coal. Still, it accounts...Show More Summary
Via Discovery News: A skeleton has emerged from the Alexander the Great-era tomb in Amphipolis in northern Greece, according to a news announcement by the Greek Ministry of Culture on Wednesday. At least one archaeologist has suggested...Show More Summary
Archaeologists have found skeletal remains inside a limestone grave at a vast ancient tomb in Greece dating to Alexander the Great’s era, the most significant discovery to date at the site. The Amphipolis site is believed to be the largest ancient tomb to have been discovered in Greece, and...