Greek Crew Held Hostage by Pirates off Coast of Nigeria

The Greek government announced on Sunday that three sailors who are Greek nationals have been held hostages for the last several days by pirates...

Archaeologists Uncover 100 Mummies in Burial Site of Saqqara in Egypt

During a news conference on Saturday, Egyptian antiquities officials announced stunning new finds at the burial site of Saqqara, south of Cairo, the country's...

Ancient Greeks Left Their Mark in Egypt in 591 BC — in Graffiti

Graffiti is usually viewed nowadays as a modern scourge, a blight on the buildings and highway overpasses in our cities that should be eradicated....

Greek Community in Egypt Honors Historic Battle of El Alamein

The Greek community in Egypt honored the 78th Anniversary of the Second Battle of El Alamein on Friday. Following anti-virus guidelines, religious, cultural, and military...

President of Greek Community of Alexandria Dies

The president of the Hellenic Community of Alexandria (EKA) and the head of the Greek maritime club in Alexandria Edmond Kasimatis passed away from...

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...
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The Greeks of Cairo: A Fascinating Bond Between Greece and Egypt

The small, but vibrant, remaining Greek community in Cairo, Egypt has its roots deep in history. Recently, after two years of restoration work, the historic...

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...