Crete’s Iraklio Museum Reopens

- May 7, 2014

The Archaeological Museum of Iraklio on Crete, home to the world’s best collection of Minoan artifacts, has reopened after more than seven years of repairs.

April 21: Day of the Junta

- April 21, 2014

April 21 is a day most Greeks remember with fear. It was 47 years ago, weeks before scheduled elections, a coup of far right-wing military officers seized power.

Louvre Raises 1M Euro For Nike

- January 8, 2014

The Louvre Museum, which has ignored calls from Greece to return the stolen Winged Victory of Samothrace state, known as the Nike of Samothrace, said […]

Greece Downplays Finding Alexander’s Tomb

- August 23, 2013

ATHENS – Greece’s Culture Ministry has warned against “overbold” speculation that an ancient artificial mound being excavated could contain a royal Macedonian grave or even […]

Ataturk Museum Opens in Thessaloniki

- August 18, 2013

With the strong support of Mayor Yiannis Boutaris, who is eager to lure more Turkish tourists, Thessaloniki has inaugurated a museum dedicated to Mustafa Kemal […]

New York Pontians Remember The Genocide

- May 19, 2013

NEW YORK – The Pontian Genocide is one of the most painful moments in Hellenic history, yet for most of the past 100 years knowledge […]