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Greek Lawyer George Bizos, Who Saved Nelson Mandela, Passes Away at 92

George Bizos, the Greek-South African human rights lawyer who fought apartheid and saved Nelson Mandela from a death sentence during the Rivonia Trial, passed...

Koreans Sing Greek Song in Popular TV Talent Show

The Greek song "Ti Pathos" (What Passion) by Giorgos Dalaras, with lyrics and music by Dimitris Lagios from Zakynthos, was chosen by two contestants...

The Unlikely Story of Ethiopia’s Olympiacos Hellenic Athletic Association

Greeks are indeed everywhere; this is an indisputable fact. However, there are cases where Hellenism has put its lasting mark in the least likely...

Oldest Recipe Found in Egypt Written in Greek

The oldest written recipe found in Egypt is dated approximately the year 300 AD. A recipe for red lentils, it was written on papyrus...

Greek-South African Youth Orchestra Performs “Solo Evdokia” from Home

One hundred and twenty Greek-South African children along with a number of youths from Greece, sang "Solo Eudokia" online together recently, touching the hearts...
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The Greek Pioneers Who Constructed the Suez Canal

In the mid 1800s, almost three quarters of the residents of Kasos Island in Greece picked up and moved to Egypt to work on...

Bishop Iosif of Patara Named New Metropolitan of Buenos Aires

On Friday, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew appointed Bishop Iosif of Patara as new Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Argentine-born Joseph Bosch (who took the...
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The Greek Actor Who Shot to Fame in Uganda

More than 400,000 Greek citizens have fled their country to escape the grip of the economic crisis in the past decade. The vast majority...

Copy of the Gospel Written in Greek Found in Mosul, Iraq

A rare copy of the Gospel, handwritten in Greek and translated into Aramaic, was found in the debris of a destroyed Orthodox church in...

Greek Axiom by Socrates on Hiroshima Peace Bell Remains Relevant Today

The Greek axiom by Socrates, ΓΝΩΘΙ ΣΑΥΤΟΝ ("Know thyself"), inscribed on the Hiroshima Peace Bell, remains relevant today, 74 years after the first nuclear...