South Korea’s Greek Orthodox Celebrate Easter With Unique Epitaphios Liturgy (video)

The small Greek community in Seoul, South Korea joined local Orthodox to celebrate the  Easter with an Epitaphios liturgy. Greek Reporter was live from the...

Israeli Investors Urged to Look at Greece

Greece is being marketed to businesspeople in Israel as an investment destination, as a new chamber of commerce works to build ties between the...

Syria Accuses Turkey of Bombing Ancient Site

A Syrian government antiquities body has accused Turkey of bombing a UNESCO heritage site -- which includes significant Byzantine heritage -- during its military...

Greeks of South Africa to Commemorate Independence Day

The Greek community in South Africa will commemorate Greek Independence Day on Sunday March 18 in Johannesburg. According to the Federation of the Hellenic Communities...

Greek Composer Yanni Dedicates Song to Syria (video)

World-renowned Greek composer Yanni has dedicated a track to the people of Syria. In a Facebook post this week, the musician writes: "This is for all my...

Christian Leaders Shut Jerusalem’s Iconic Church to Protest Taxes

The leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for several hours on Sunday to protest an...

Israeli Scientists Uncover Ancient Greek Inscription

Scientists in Israel have unearthed a rare Greek-language mosaic dating from the 2nd-3rd century. Researchers from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) were digging at Caesarea...

Cretan Man Marries Indian Girlfriend in Bollywood-Style Wedding

Despite the marvelous Bollywood movies one can enjoy online, an Indian wedding is an unusual sight for a Greek. Apparently not so, though, for...

Greek Culture Unearthed in War-Torn Syria

Amid the bloody conflict in Syria, evidence of ancient Greek culture in the war-torn Middle Eastern country has recently been unearthed. Three Byzantine mosaic panels...

Japanese Band Plays Greek Tsifteteli Song (video)

A Japanese band, called Pyramidos, has captured the attention of thousands of YouTube users with its take of a popular Greek tsifteteli song called...