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Ancient Greeks Used Lifting Device to Move Stones Before Cranes

Ancient Greeks Used Lifting Device to Move Stones Before Cranes Temple of the Greek god Apollo, built ca. 540 BC, Corinth, Greece. Credit: Following Hadrian/CC BY-SA 2.0 Recent research shows that ancient Greeks had used a primitive type of lifting machine to move heavy stones before they began using cranes 2,500 years ago, according to […]

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The History of Greektown in Chicago from the 1840s to Now

The History of Greektown in Chicago from the 1840s to Now Greektown, Chicago, before the coronavirus pandemic. Credit: Thomas Sly San Francisco/CC BY-SA 2.0 As with many cities throughout North America, the creation of Greektown in Chicago came about after Greek ship captains arrived in the city in the 1840s from New Orleans by way […]

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Checks before it’s too late

Checks before it’s too late It is obvious that certain islands which are especially popular with tourists have, regardless of the reasons, turned into super-spreaders of the coronavirus.  It is therefore crucial that strict checks are carried out among visitors not only on their arrival to the islands but primarily on their departure – whether […]

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Editorial Ta Nea: Proud

Editorial Ta Nea: Proud The game was enthralling and justly the whole planet bowed before this incredible player. His words after winning the title were deeply moving. He spoke about his family, his childhood years, his great journey from the Athens suburb of Sepolia to Milwaukee, his beloved team, and the hard work that took […]

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Education min. calls on students aged 15+ to get vaccinated before Sept.

Education min. calls on students aged 15+ to get vaccinated before Sept. Education Minister Niki Kerameus called on students over 15 to get vaccinated, in an interview in Sunday’s Kathimerini, ahead of the reopening of schools in September. “We call on the members of our educational community to get vaccinated. We are also inviting our […]

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Turkey’s Occupying Regime In Cyprus Removes Greek Signs Before Erdogan’s Visit

Turkey’s Occupying Regime In Cyprus Removes Greek Signs Before Erdogan’s Visit Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Credit: Turkish Presidency / Twitter The occupying forces of Turkey in Cyprus removed recently Greek signs in the ghost town of Varosha in Famagusta, ahead of the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan there next week. The provocative […]

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Two bishops summoned before Synod over ‘disobedience and disrespect’

Two bishops summoned before Synod over ‘disobedience and disrespect’ Two metropolitan bishops, Seraphim of Kythera and Kosmas of Aetolia Kosmas, have been summoned to an August session of the Church of Greece’s Holy Synod to explain themselves over their “disobedience and disrespect of the unanimous decision of the collective body of the Church of Greece” […]

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Erdogan Stirs Tensions Before Occupied Cyprus Visit

Erdogan Stirs Tensions Before Occupied Cyprus Visit Credit: Turkish Presidency Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stirred tensions on Monday, a week before his trip to Cyprus on July 20, the anniversary of his country’s invasion to the Mediterranean island in 1974. Erdogan described the anniversary as a “celebration of peace and freedom,” and promised to […]

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‘Strong recommendation’ for self-test before return trips

‘Strong recommendation’ for self-test before return trips Greek Deputy Minister for Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias said on Thursday he strongly recommends travellers take a self-test before returning from their holidays on the islands or the mainland but did not impose additional requirements for testing, as recommended by the experts advising the government on the pandemic. […]

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Mitsotakis: Only a matter of time before Delta variant prevails; again calls for people to get vaccinated

Mitsotakis: Only a matter of time before Delta variant prevails; again calls for people to get vaccinated A ministerial meeting chaired by the Greek prime minister was held on Monday to focus on stepped up checks and inspections throughout the country to confirm that Covid-19 restrictions are being applied and followed, as concerns heightened in […]

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Jeff Bezos Cruises the Aegean Before Flying to Space

Jeff Bezos Cruises the Aegean Before Flying to Space Jeff Bezos at Amazon Spheres Grand Opening in Seattle 2018. Credit: Wikipedia commons Jeff Bezos is cruising the Aegean, visiting Greek islands aboard a luxurious yacht, before his scheduled trip to space later in the months. Bezos, the richest man on earth, was spotted dining with […]

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Golden Dawn’s Pappas before the prosecutor

Golden Dawn’s Pappas before the prosecutor Christos Pappas, who was second in command of the neo-Nazi former party Golden Dawn, was arrested in the Zografos neighborhood of Athens late on Thursday. On Wednesday, he will be led before the prosecutor. Pappas, who had been sentenced to 13 years in jail along with other leaders for […]

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Golden Dawn fugitive to appear before prosecutor

Golden Dawn fugitive to appear before prosecutor Christos Pappas, the fugitive second-in-command of the now-defunct neo-Nazi Golden Dawn, was to appear before an Athens prosecutor on Friday after being arrested late on Thursday. Sentenced to 13 years in prison along with the rest of the leadership of the party after it was branded a criminal […]

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Victoria’s First Undercover Cop was Greek-Australian

Victoria’s First Undercover Cop was Greek-Australian Nick Cecil, Greek-Australian cop, before going undercover with Victoria’s police force. Credit: Greek Reporter Illustration What does the history of gambling in Victoria have to do with Greece? In a name, 89-year-old Nick Cecil. Cecil, a Greek-Australian, was Victoria’s first undercover cop. In his heyday, he tackled the illegal […]

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Crime at Glyka Nera: Caroline Crouch was fast asleep seven minutes before entering ‘death process’

Crime at Glyka Nera: Caroline Crouch was fast asleep seven minutes before entering ‘death process’ Caroline Crouch, 20, the young mother whose husband confessed to her murder at the Glyka Nera suburb of Athens on May 11, was fast asleep seven minutes before entering ‘death process,’ according to a coroner’s testimony to Police, released on […]

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Husband of slain young wife in Glyka Nera to testify before prosecutor on Tuesday

Husband of slain young wife in Glyka Nera to testify before prosecutor on Tuesday An Athens prosecutor gave Babis Anagnostopoulos, self-confessed murderer of his young wife at Glyka Nera, until 10:00 on Tuesday to prepare his defense, it was reported on Friday. Earlier in the day a prosecutor for the execution of judgements in Athens […]

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Husband of murdered woman in Glyka Nera to appear before prosecutor

Husband of murdered woman in Glyka Nera to appear before prosecutor The husband of a 20-year-old young mother of British descent who was murdered in the Athens suburb of Glyka Nera on May 11 will be led before the prosecutor on Friday. He has confessed to the crime, Police said late evening Thursday. The man’s […]

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Husband of 20-year-old young mother murdered in Glyka Nera to be led before a prosecutor

Husband of 20-year-old young mother murdered in Glyka Nera to be led before a prosecutor The husband of the 20-year-old young mother murdered in Glyka Nera will be led before the prosecutor on Friday. He has confessed to the crime, Police reported late evening Thursday. The man’s confession came after an eight-hour testimony at Attica […]

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New SARS-CoV-2 infections rise to 835

New SARS-CoV-2 infections rise to 835 New cases of coronavirus in Greece rose to 835 on Tuesday from 472 the day before, according to the daily data published by the National Organization for Public Health (EODY). This raised the overall number of infections to 416,195. Greece’s daily Covid-19 death toll was 22 from 18 Monday, […]

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Tsitsipas learned about grandmother’s death five minutes before French Open final

Tsitsipas learned about grandmother’s death five minutes before French Open final Stefanos Tsitsipas revealed on Monday morning that he learned of his grandmother’s death five minutes before his epic Roland Garros final against Novak Djokovic. “Five minutes before entering the court my very beloved grandmother lost her battle with life. A wise woman whose faith […]

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Consumers, retailers want larger spaces

Consumers, retailers want larger spaces Before the pandemic the trend in retail commerce globally as well as in Greece was for city stores, even in the form of display shops (especially for homeware retailers), as consumers didn’t want to spend time and money visiting stores outside of the city. Nowadays the pandemic and the fear […]

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The day Facebook ruined the internet

The day Facebook ruined the internet Before the News Feed, we navigated the internet at our leisure. But one day in 2006, it started organizing itself around us. [The New York Times] Source : Newsroom Σύνδεσμος

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Sports minister objects to North Macedonia kit in Euro soccer cup

Sports minister objects to North Macedonia kit in Euro soccer cup Just hours before kickoff at the opening match of the European soccer championship, Greek Sports Minister Lefteris Avgenakis sent a letter of complaint to the president of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Aleksander Ceferin over the name being used by North Macedonia […]

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Editorial Ta Nea: Changes

Editorial Ta Nea: Changes The draft legislation regulating the labour market was ready long before it was submitted to public consultation. The delay in presenting it was part of an effort to avert an opposition backlash that focuses not on the bill per se but rather with the timing chosen to table it. That delay […]

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The 1821 Revolution before, then and after

The 1821 Revolution before, then and after You return to the ground floor with a mind swirling with information, images and musings, thinking that after cramming 60 years of history onto the first floor, there can’t be anymore. But the Benaki’s “1821 Before and After” is a museum in a museum, a show of monumental […]

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AllinBlusive – “Sail to Freedom”

AllinBlusive – “Sail to Freedom” “Happy is the man, I thought, who, before dying, has the good fortune to sail the Aegean sea, wrote the famous Nikos Kazantzakis in Zorba the Greek, and in AllinBlusive we have only one vision to provide to our guest this unique opportunity, a private cruise in Aegean. That’s why […]

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Gentiloni to ANA: First disbursement from the Recovery Fund before end of July

Gentiloni to ANA: First disbursement from the Recovery Fund before end of July Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni sent a message to all EU member states that support for economies should continue in 2021 and 2022. ΔΗΜΟΦΙΛΕΙΣ ΕΙΔΗΣΕΙΣ ΤΩΡΑ Asked if Greece will have to return to primary surplus targets in 2023, European Commissioner Gentiloni, in […]

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Gentiloni: First disbursements from the EU Recovery Fund seen before end of July

Gentiloni: First disbursements from the EU Recovery Fund seen before end of July “Despite the very tight schedule,” the first disbursements from the EU Recovery Fund will likely be made before the summer holidays, that is before the end of July, Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni was quoted as telling state-run news agency ANA-MPA in an […]

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Greece ready to use Covid-19 pass before July to save summer, PM says

Greece ready to use Covid-19 pass before July to save summer, PM says Greece is ready to use a Covid-19 travel certificate before its EU-wide launch on July 1 to attract foreign travelers and save its tourism sector from a second summer lost to the coronavirus. Greece was one of the early advocates of a […]

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Studies: Urban real estate prices in Greece on road to recovery before pandemic

Studies: Urban real estate prices in Greece on road to recovery before pandemic Greece’s urban real estate market, especially the greater Athens-Piraeus area, appears to be rebounding after more than a decade (2007-2018) of unprecedented collapse amid an economic implosion, political instability and saturation in home ownership in the country – among the highest in […]

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