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Ancient Coins Bearing Byzantine Emperor Constantine the First Found in Japan

Ancient coins minted during the era of the first Byzantine Empire were found in the excavations of ancient castle ruins in Okinawa, Japan. According to...

Hong Kong Customs Officers Seize 20 million Greek Cigarettes in Biggest Operation Since 2007

Hong Kong customs officers believe they have dealt a heavy blow to an international smuggling syndicate following the seizure of HK$54 million worth of...

Greek Archaeologist Exploring Jordan’s Rich Ancient Sugar Industry

Greek archeologist Konstantinos Politis is the chairman of the Hellenic Society for Near Eastern Studies and has been excavating in Jordan for more than...

Heliopolis’ Basilica of Virgin Mary Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

Greeks living in Cairo have reason to rejoice on October 30 as a historic Greek church celebrates its centennial anniversary. The Basilica of the...

You Be the Judge: Is this Mosaic at an Ancient Synagogue in Israel Alexander...

At the archaeological site in Israel known as ancient Huqoq, archaeologists excavated a mosaic of what many believe is none other than Alexander the Great. According...

Indian Artist Akbar Padamsee Breaks Auction Records With His ‘Greek Landscape’

Contemporary Indian artist Akbar Padamsee's "Greek Landscape" - inspired by the beauty of cubism in Greek construction -  broke records at Saffronart's auction going under the hammer for...

The Greek War Heroes of Argentinean Independence

  A memorial hanging outside the Buenos Aires Naval Academy in Argentina features Hydra mariner Nikolaos G. Kolmaniatis (Nicolas Jorge Colmaniatis), who emigrated to Argentina...

Does Egypt Own Chios? Egypt Investigates Land Claims on Greek Islands

Egypt's press reports that Greece's fifth largest island - Chios - is owned by Egypt and that Greece has stopped paying the U.S. $1...

Greece and Zorba Honored at the 23rd Beijing International Book Fair

Greece is being honored at the 23rd Beijing International Book Fair that kicked off on August 24 and runs through to August 28. In collaboration with...

Greek-Cypriot Same Sex Couple Blessed With Triplets in South Africa

In South Africa, Greek-Cypriots Christo and Theo Menelaou were blessed with triplets -- identical girl twins and a boy -- through a surrogate. The occasion...