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- Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Hospitalized in Washington DCby Thomas Kissel on 25/10/2021 at 01:42
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew was hospitalized on Sunday in Washington DC. His All-Holiness was scheduled to hold a service at the Cathedral of Saint Sophia, but felt ill and was advised by his doctor to cancel the event and rest. The Greek Archdiocese of America released a statement, saying that the Ecumenical Patriarch’s travels had contributed Read the full story on GreekReporter.com.
- Greek Police Shoot Dead Young Roma; Protests Erupt Near Athensby Thomas Kissel on 25/10/2021 at 01:19
Greek police shot and killed a 20-year-old Roma man early Saturday morning. The shooting took place following a car chase in the suburb of Perama, west of Athens. A 15-year-old was also injured, and another teenager ran from the scene. Seven police officers have been arrested in connection with the death. The same officers were Read the full story on GreekReporter.com.
- Planet Survived its Dying Star: Lessons for the End of Our Solar Systemby guest on 24/10/2021 at 23:12
For the first time ever, astronomers have astrophysical evidence that Jupiter and other planets in the solar system will survive the death of the Sun. By Dimitri Veras How will the Solar System die? It’s a hugely important question that researchers have speculated a lot about, using our knowledge of physics to create complex theoretical Read the full story on GreekReporter.com.
- Sofia Vembo, the Singer of Victoryby Nick Kampouris on 24/10/2021 at 21:17
Sofia Vembo – The famous Greek singer of the 20th century, became synonymous with the epic Greek victories against the fascist Italian troops in 1940 and 1941 during the Greco-Italian war along the Albanian front. Born in Gallipoli in Asia Minor in 1910, the sultry singer’s real name was Efie Bembou. Bembou’s family was forced Read the full story on GreekReporter.com.
- The Most Prolific Couples in Ancient Greek Mythologyby Stella Tsolakidou on 24/10/2021 at 16:59
Greek mythology has captured people’s imaginations for millennia, particularly the stories of love that feature adoring and often tragic couples, some of which produced countless children. Oceanus and Tethys Oceanus and Tethys seem to be one of the few monogamous couples on the family tree of the Titans, the pre-Olympian, primordial gods of ancient Greek Read the full story on GreekReporter.com.
- “Chinese Digital Silk Road” Dominates the Western Balkansby Philip Chrysopoulos on 24/10/2021 at 15:15
China has made inroads in the Balkans by providing security cameras for personal surveillance, thus establishing its digital presence in the region Read the full story on GreekReporter.com.
- The Women of Epirus: Unsung Heroines of the Greco-Italian Warby Tasos Kokkinidis on 24/10/2021 at 12:28
Most Greeks know about the golden pages of heroism written by the Greek soldiers in the mountains of Northern Epirus, when Greece bravely fended off the Italian attack in the Greco-Italian War of 1940. Many, however, ignore the contribution of Greek women; their voluntary and spontaneous offerings and self-sacrifices remain a largely unknown side of Read the full story on GreekReporter.com.
- Frappe: The History of Coffee That Greeks Are Obsessed Withby Stella Tsolakidou on 24/10/2021 at 10:26
Frothy, cold, and full of caffeine, nearly everyone–Greeks and non-Greeks alike–loves the classic Greek coffee drink “Frappe.” Frappe coffee, or Greek frape, is a foam-covered iced coffee drink made from instant coffee, sugar, ice cubes and water. Occasionally, people add milk to the drink. It is very popular in Greece and Cyprus, especially during the Read the full story on GreekReporter.com.
- Erdogan to Expel European, US Ambassadors Over Kavala Supportby Tasos Kokkinidis on 24/10/2021 at 09:49
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared 10 foreign ambassadors – including seven from Europe – as persona non grata after they called for the release of Osman Kavala. Kavala, a businessman and philanthropist was jailed in 2017 despite having not having been convicted of a crime. The envoys, including the U.S., French and German representatives Read the full story on GreekReporter.com.
- Nostalgic Greek Sweets and Treats from Bygone Daysby Mary Harris on 24/10/2021 at 09:45
Greek sweets are famously decadent and delicious. There are a number of traditional sweets that remind Greeks of bygone days, when kids enjoyed carnivals and fairs. Old lady’s hair, or cotton candy Old lady’s hair is a timeless treat that is known as cotton candy (United States, Canada), fairy floss (Australia), candy floss (England) and Read the full story on GreekReporter.com.