The fall 2015 issue of The Ambassadors Review runs an article titled "Greece and the European Project: Canary in the Coal Mine?" by Daniel V. Speckhard, United States Ambassador to Greece from 2007 to 2010. The main point made by Speckhard is that Gr…

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Central Europe comes to Athens

Following on from the Balkans and Latin America, it’s the turn of the radical, independent Central European scene to ‘occupy’ the Onassis Cultural Center from November 11 to 29. 

Invited to A…

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The 9th Biennale of Young Greek Architects is hosted once more at the Benaki Museum in Athens. The event is organised by the Hellenic Institute of Architecture (Heliarch), as part of its activities for the promotion of contemporary Greek archite…

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Greeks aren’t drinking as much, but they are still smoking champions; and whilst they seem to be getting depressed they nevertheless remain happier than most, enjoying high life expectancy and the 3rd lowest suicide rate among OECD countries.…

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Vangelis Hatzivassileiou was born in Athens in 1959. He studied Political Science and Regional Economics. He cooperated with the newspapers Proti and Kathimerini as well as with various literary magazines, while he worked as a book reviewer for Avgi…

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The Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media of the Hellenic Republic and the Ministry of Information Society and Administration of the Republic of North Macedonia jointly organised an event on the phenomenon of “fake news&rdquo…

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Yiannis Antiochou, poet and translator, was born in Athens in 1969. He grew up and lives in Piraeus. Antiochou holds an MBA and Master degree from the Medical School of Athens, specializing in ICUs and ISO standards. He has published seven books of p…

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An intact tomb dating to roughly 1500 BC belonging to an ancient warrior was uncovered near the Mycenaean-era Palace of Nestor in southeastern Peloponnese. According to a Culture Ministry press release, the tomb and its contents rank as one of the mo…

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The Greek Parliament ratified the Prespes Agreement with 153 votes (from a total of 300) this Friday 25.01, in a landmark vote that will see the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia renamed North Macedonia and open the country’s path to EU an…

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What does it mean to be Greek? What connects Greek and British people? How does the ancient Greek heritage weigh on contemporary Greeks? These are some of the questions that the acclaimed British author, Sofka Zinovieff, attempts to answer in her aut…

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