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Santorini Crowned “Most Beautiful Sunset Destination in the World”

Santorini Crowned “Most Beautiful Sunset Destination in the World” The sunset of Santorini is now crowned the best in the world. Credit: Giuseppe Milo – CC BY-SA 2.0 The Greek island of Santorini was crowned recently by the travel website “Bounce” as the destination with the most beautiful sunset in the world. The website’s travel […]

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Greece’s Stefanos Ntouskos Wins Gold; Breaks World Record in Rowing at Tokyo Olympics

Greece’s Stefanos Ntouskos Wins Gold; Breaks World Record in Rowing at Tokyo Olympics Stefanos Ntouskos wins gold at the Tokyo Olympics. Credit: Reuters / Piroschka Van De Wouw Greek athlete Stefanos Ntouskos won the gold medal at Men’s single sculls in rowing at the Tokyo Olympics. Ntouskos had also competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics […]

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Destinations Around the World Currently Open to Americans

Destinations Around the World Currently Open to Americans Many places around the world are currently open to American travellers (with a few restrictions.) Credit: Greek Reporter You’re probably itching to explore somewhere you’ve never been before after a long and stressful year inside. Well you’re in luck! If you are an American passport holder, many […]

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Greece Breaks Rowing World Record at Tokyo Olympics

Greece Breaks Rowing World Record at Tokyo Olympics Maria Kyridou and Christina Bourbou at Tokyo Olympics. Credit: World Rowing / Twitter Greece’s rowing athletes Maria Kyridou and Christina Bourbou made history on Wednesday at Tokyo Olympics after breaking the world record in the semi-finals of the Women’s coxless pair category of rowing for the Olympic […]

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«As I was dying» στο Athens Photo World: Μια έκθεση φωτογραφιών που κόβουν την ανάσα

«As I was dying» στο Athens Photo World: Μια έκθεση φωτογραφιών που κόβουν την ανάσα Το Athens Photo World επανέρχεται, δύο μήνες μετά την επίσημη έναρξη των εκδηλώσεων του για το 2021, και προσφέρει στο αθηναϊκό κοινό δύο εξαιρετικά σημαντικές εκθέσεις και ένα πρόγραμμα ψηφιακών προβολών που θα παρουσιαστούν στο Κέντρο Πολιτισμού Ίδρυμα Σταύρος Νιάρχος […]

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The 5th Annual World Council of Epirotans Abroad on July 24 through Zoom

The 5th Annual World Council of Epirotans Abroad on July 24 through Zoom The 5th Annual World Council of Epirotans Abroad takes place Saturday, July 24 via Zoom, 9 AM- 12 PM EDT/ 3-6 PM Greek time. The event is held under the auspices of the Speaker of the Greek Parliament and is organized by […]

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Petty politicking

Petty politicking More and more countries around the world are making vaccination against Covid-19 compulsory for health workers. The Greek government’s submission on Wednesday of a legislative amendment introducing mandatory inoculation for health and care workers was not some arbitrary move. The decision was based on the recommendations of the National Bioethics Committee and the […]

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2004 Summer Olympics: Greece’s Magical Night on the World Stage

2004 Summer Olympics: Greece’s Magical Night on the World Stage The Olympic Flame at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Credit: Alterego, CC BY-SA 3.0 On August 13, 2004 Athens and the whole of Greece showcased its history to the entire world during the spectacular opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics. It was a […]

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Giannis’ biggest fans watch, celebrate title a world away

Giannis’ biggest fans watch, celebrate title a world away SEPOLIA – With less than a minute remaining in the game, Yiannis Tzikas was already setting out plastic cups to fill with champagne. “It’s over. No one can turn this game now,” he said, his hands trembling slightly as he popped the cork. Tzikas runs the […]

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Leonidas Kestekides, The Greek Confectioner Who Conquered the World

Leonidas Kestekides, The Greek Confectioner Who Conquered the World Leonidas Kestekides, founder of Leonidas Chocolates. Credit: Greek Reporter Illustration/Public domain The story of the world-famous Leonidas chocolates and pralines is as rich as the confections themselves. It all began with a Greek chocolatier Leonidas Kestekides, who created the great confections because he ultimately just “wanted […]

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Why Greek Olive Oil is the Best in the World

Why Greek Olive Oil is the Best in the World Olives and olive oil. Credit: Tabibak/Wikimedia Commons Greek olive oil is synonymous with Greek tradition, as well as its healthy diet and its rich history. The  “Liquid Gold” of the country, as Homer called it, is an irreplaceable nutritional component for every Greek person. Ancient […]

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Pericles: The First Great Statesman of the Ancient World

Pericles: The First Great Statesman of the Ancient World Nineteenth-century painting by Philipp Foltz depicting the Athenian politician Pericles delivering his famous funeral oration in front of the Assembly. Credit:Philipp Foltz, Public domain Since Athens is considered the birthplace of democracy, Pericles must be considered its father. By any measure, he was without a doubt […]

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Mobilizing the forces of Hellenism

Mobilizing the forces of Hellenism Seeking to strengthen Greece’s position in a rapidly changing world and its ability to deal with the significant challenges that lie ahead, dozens of Greeks at home and abroad have rallied together to establish an organization of global Hellenic networks, it has been announced. Provisionally named the Node, the nonprofit […]

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Seabed 2030 Project Races to Map Ocean and Sea Floors

Seabed 2030 Project Races to Map Ocean and Sea Floors The oceans and seas of the world will be completely mapped by the year 2030, if a new effort called Seabed 2030 is successful. Credit: Facebook/The Nippon Foundation/Seabed2030 Mapping the seabed is an ancient practice engaged in by the ancient Greeks and Egyptians as they […]

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Piraeus in eighth place among the 10 largest shipping centers in the world

Piraeus in eighth place among the 10 largest shipping centers in the world The Athens / Piraeus Shipping Center retains the eighth place it climbed to two years ago in the global ranking of international shipping centers, with Singapore retaining the top spot for another year, according to the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Center Development Index. […]

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How the Mines of Laurion Changed Ancient Athens and the World

How the Mines of Laurion Changed Ancient Athens and the World A washing table at the mines of Laurion. Credit: Heinz Schmitz, CC BY-SA 2.5 Just 50 kilometers south of Athens, between Thoricus and Cape Sounion, lies the mines of Laurion. Silver, copper, lead and even rare metals have been mined there since the Late […]

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Don’t forget us, Venezuela’s exiled opposition leader tells the world

Don’t forget us, Venezuela’s exiled opposition leader tells the world The exiled leader of the Venezuelan opposition, Leopoldo Lopez, has issued a call to the democratic world not to forget the plight of his country. In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, the former mayor of Chacao in Caracas and until recently the most famous political […]

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Question open on need for Covid booster shot, data awaited, WHO says

Question open on need for Covid booster shot, data awaited, WHO says The World Health Organization said on Friday that it was not clear whether Covid-19 booster vaccines will be needed to maintain protection, until further data is collected. Pfizer Inc plans to ask US regulators to authorize a booster dose of its Covid-19 vaccine […]

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Strong interest in Greek companies at Mobile World Congress

Strong interest in Greek companies at Mobile World Congress Visitors to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona showed strong interest in the companies that came with the Greek delegation, according to the Association of Innovative Application Companies of Greece (SEKEE), which together with the Digital Governance Ministry and Enterprise Greece coordinated the Greek delegation. The […]

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What the World Can Learn From Greece’s Passion for the Arts

What the World Can Learn From Greece’s Passion for the Arts Greece has a long history of supporting the arts – a great example, the Acropolis of Athens. The most representative of the Greek acropolis. Credit: Gary Bembridge/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-2.0 Art in ancient Greece is a reference for western civilization. The Greeks believed that art […]

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July 4, 2004: When Greece Stunned the World to Win Euro 2004

July 4, 2004: When Greece Stunned the World to Win Euro 2004 Greece lifts the Euro 2004 Cup in one of the biggest upsets in world football ever. On July 4, 2004 Greece won Euro 2004, the primary European football competition, in one of the greatest shocks in the history of football. Unfancied Greece, to […]

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July 4, 2004: How Greece Stunned the World to Win Euro 2004

July 4, 2004: How Greece Stunned the World to Win Euro 2004 Greece lifts the Euro 2004 Cup in one of the biggest upsets in world football ever. On July 4, 2004 Greece won Euro 2004, the primary European football competition, in one of the greatest shocks in the history of football. Unfancied Greece, to […]

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The Comeback of Greek Festivals in the US

The Comeback of Greek Festivals in the US Greek festivals are popping up all over the world now that the pandemic has eased. Here is a listing of some of them for those who have to get their Greek fix this Summer and Fall. Credit: Wikimedia commons/Public Domain After a year spent social distancing, how […]

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World League: Χάλκινο μετάλλιο για την εθνική πόλο ανδρών, 10-8 την Ιταλία

World League: Χάλκινο μετάλλιο για την εθνική πόλο ανδρών, 10-8 την Ιταλία Με το χάλκινο μετάλλιο στις αποσκευές της, αλλά και με μία νίκη που αποτελεί μεγάλη ένεση ηθικού ενόψει των Ολυμπιακών Αγώνων, θα επιστρέψει από την Τιφλίδα η εθνική ομάδα πόλο των ανδρών. Στον «μικρό» τελικό του World League, το αντιπροσωπευτικό συγκρότημα επικράτησε την […]

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World League Πόλο: Κόντρα στην Ιταλία η Ελλάδα για το χάλκινο μετάλλιο

World League Πόλο: Κόντρα στην Ιταλία η Ελλάδα για το χάλκινο μετάλλιο Την ομάδα της Ιταλίας θα αντιμετωπίσει αύριο, Πέμπτη 1 Ιουλίου, στις 17.15 το απόγευμα στην Τιφλίδα της Γεωργίας η Εθνική ομάδα υδατοσφαίρισης ανδρών στον μικρό τελικό του world league super final. Η Ιταλία έχασε με 10-8 στον δεύτερο ημιτελικό της διοργάνωσης από τις […]

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Heat Wave in Greece, Around the World Sets New Records

Heat Wave in Greece, Around the World Sets New Records A heat wave has struck Greece and parts of the rest of the world, causing severe consequences. Credit: Mstyslav Chernov/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 3.0 A heat wave has impacted people in Greece and all across the world, even leading to tragic deaths in Canada.  In Greece, […]

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UNWTO in Mexico to promote historic political support for tourism sector

UNWTO in Mexico to promote historic political support for tourism sector The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has embarked on a first official visit to Mexico. The visit of the high-level delegation further emphasizes the unprecedented level of political support for tourism across the Americas as governments recognize the sector’s unique ability to […]

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World League: Ηττήθηκε στον ημιτελικό η Εθνική Ελλάδας

World League: Ηττήθηκε στον ημιτελικό η Εθνική Ελλάδας Η Εθνική ομάδα υδατοσφαίρισης των αντρών ηττήθηκε από το Μαυροβούνιο με 8-4 στον πρώτο ημιτελικό του world league super final που πραγματοποιείται στην Τιφλίδα της Γεωργίας και θα διεκδικήσει το χάλκινο μετάλλιο στον αυριανό μικρό τελικό απέναντι στην ηττημένη ομάδα του δεύτερου ημιτελικού Ιταλίας – Ηνωμένων Πολιτειών […]

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Greece Has Third Highest Debt to GDP Ratio in the World

Greece Has Third Highest Debt to GDP Ratio in the World Credit: Greek Reporter Greece has the third highest government debt as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) in the entire world, according to the latest statistics compiled by international organizations. Government debt is often analyzed through the debt-to-GDP metric because it contextualizes an […]

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World League πόλο: Μπλόκαρε επιθετικά η εθνική, ήττα 8-4 από το Μαυροβούνιο

World League πόλο: Μπλόκαρε επιθετικά η εθνική, ήττα 8-4 από το Μαυροβούνιο Πρώτη καταχώρηση: Τετάρτη, 30 Ιουνίου 2021, 18:35 Η εθνική υδατοσφαίρισης των ανδρών είχε την ευκαιρία να προκριθεί για πρώτη φορά στην ιστορία της στον τελικό του World League, αλλά η κάκιστη επιθετική λειτουργία του δευτέρου ημιχρόνου την υποχρέωσε σε ήττα 8-4 από το […]

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