European Commission concerned about Greek teacher abducted in Pakistan

New Democracy Eurodeputy G. Papanikolaou has submitted a question to the European Commission about Athanasios Lerounis, a Greek volunteer teacher abducted in Pakistan. Lerounis has...

Haitian man rescued from rubble after 11 days by Greek search and rescue team

Rescuers pulled a man alive from the rubble on Saturday 11 days after Haiti's devastating earthquake, raising hopes of finding more survivors even after...

Christians brave rain to mark Jesus’s baptism

Thousands of Orthodox Christians braved rain on the banks of the Jordan river on Monday to plunge into plastic tubs filled with its murky...

Ancient Greek temple found in Alexandria

Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient Greek temple dedicated to Egyptian cat goddess Bastet in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, the...

Deal by Somali pirates: $7m ransom dropped on to seized supertanker

Somali pirates freed the Greek supertanker Maran Centaurus yesterday after a plane dropped a record ransom -- estimated at US$7-million in cash--on its deck. The...

Gastronomic tour of Greece by Shanghai Media Group television.

Traditional Greek cuisine was “paraded” before the eyes of hundreds of thousands of Chinese television viewers last weekend, through the popular program of the...

Greek rescuers and doctors to leave for Port-au-Prince

A special direct flight carrying a group of volunteer doctors and rescuers and a dispatch of medicines and pharmaceutical material is poised to leave...

The Greek community in Anchorage, Alaska

Approximately 60-80 Greek families live in Anchorage, Alaska, a city of some 250,000 inhabitants, with an average temperature of -10 C. The parishioners of...

Fight to save Nikos Kazantzakis’ works

More than 2.000 thousand prominent personalities from 69 countries - including many university professors, writers, artists, local authorities, ambassadors of Hellenism, etc - have...

Unknown Status of Greek Churches in Haiti

There are two Greek Orthodox parishes in Haiti under the Metropolis of Mexico. The first is the parish of St. John the Baptist in...