Though we have yet to see Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), Davos Seaworth (Liam Cunningham), and Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) appear together in a scene on Game of Thrones, the three joined up in Greece, where 57,000 Syrian refugees are currently stranded after other European countries tightened their borders to stem the flow ... More »
International Rescue Committee enlists Lena Headey, Maisie Williams and Liam Cunningham.
"These smart, hardworking people want to go home"
A year after capital controls were introduced in Greece as part of the third bailout agreement with its creditors, the Greeks are still suffering from the harshest of austerity measures, leading to despair, anxiety and a rise in drug usage, Sputnik has been told.
One of the largest and well-preserved theatres of Greek antiquity opened to the public for the first time after 2,000 years last week in the city of Larissa in Thessaly, Greece. Dating back to the early third century BC, the ancientShow More Summary
There are some killer properties on Airbnb -- totally honeymoon-worthy, we'd say. The site recently released the dreamy listings that top users honeymoon wish lists, in places ranging from Greece to Hawaii. They came up with the list by analyzing the 54,000 honeymoon wish lists on the site. Show More Summary
I was on a ferry making passage to Athens from a remote island in the Aegean when I learned that a 52% majority of British voters had chosen to pull their country out of the European Union. It was ironic to get this news in Greece because, just a year ago, the Greeks, not the Brits, seemed the...
On Lindsay Lohan’s last landmark birthday, her 21st, she celebrated the day quietly — in one of her many trips to rehab. Nine years and many dramatic headlines later, things are looking a whole lot different for the onetime celebrity train wreck as she turns 30. “I have learned a lot over time....
Charlotte and Neil had a most fabulous beach wedding on Cameo Island, Zante in Greece. But when you see their colorful, rainbow, mixed-patterned outfits, you'll be gob-smacked. Charlotte's rainbow tulle dress is to-die-for, but Neil's floral meets galaxy print outfit is something out of our 1970s-loving dreams. Show More Summary
Equidistant from Europe, Asia and Africa, Greece’s largest island is 260 kilometres long and anything from 12 to 56 kilometres wide. It is mountainous in parts and offers huge variations in both landscape and climate. Welcome to theShow More Summary
The combination of mass joblessness, wage cuts, and higher taxes means disposable household incomes have fallen even further. To make up the difference, Greeks have been eating into their savings. In 2006-2009, the personal savings rate averaged about 6 per cent. Show More Summary
ATHENS, June 29 (Reuters) – COSCO Greece objected on Wednesday to terms submitted to parliament for the sale of Piraeus Port to China COSCO Shipping, saying they were inconsistent with those previously agreed with the Greek privatisation agency. Show More Summary
This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article. Greece, the refugee crisis, and now Brexit. The German Foreign Office’s first reaction the day after the U.K.’s vote to leave the EU in a referendum came in the form of a tweet: We are off now to an Irish pub to get decently drunk. Show More Summary
You could say that Anastassios Mentis was baptized and marinated in the olive oil business. In the 1870s, his great-grandfather Polixronis started the business in Neapolis, a Greek village of 400... To view the full story, click the title link.
Have you bought anything from this man? 'Police recover 16 ancient artifacts, man detained' Ekathimerini 21.06.2016 Police in Patissia, near central Athens, on Tuesday detained a 46-year-old man alleged to have been planning to sell ancient artifacts in the area. Show More Summary
Over the years, viewers of NBC’s Olympic coverage have complained about the lack of live sports. No matter where the host country has been, whether it’s been in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Russia, Greece or Botswanna (ok, the Olympics...Show More Summary
Marcoussis (France) (AFP) – In-form Portugal winger Nani refuted suggestions a side spearheaded by Cristiano Ronaldo are basing their quest for Euro 2016 success on defensive tactics similar to those which saw Greece beat the Portuguese to win Euro 2004. Show More Summary
Greece's political elite expressed alarm about Britain's decision to withdraw from the EU, while ordinary Greeks welcomed the move, Greek political analyst Nikolaos Stelya told Sputnik.
Divers exploring the famous Antikythera shipwreck, 200 feet beneath the water's surface in Greece, have turned up a heavy object they think might have been a powerful weapon in the first century B.C.
The journey of the Olympic torch from Olympia, Greece, to the spot of the games may be one of sports’ greatest traditions. But sometimes, folks have simply had enough. Police arrested a man Sunday after he tried to put out the Olympic flame as the torch was being run through the town of Maracaju in central […]