The goal of expanding relations with states and regions outside of Greece’s usual surroundings (NATO, EU, Balkans, Mediterranean) was among the central objectives of Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias’ contacts this week in New York during the UN General Assembly.
Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has reacted to a recent visit by his Greek counterpart Nikos Panagiotopoulos to the eastern Aegean island of Kastellorizo, some 2 km off Turkey’s southern coast, while reiterating Turkish demands for demilitarization.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis referred to Greece’s standing demand for the permanent return from the British Museum in London of the Parthenon sculptures during his address to the United Nations General Assembly.
Major League Soccer said it will look into a claim that DC United player Taxi Fountas used a racial slur against Inter Miami defender Damion Lowe during the second half of the team’s match on Sunday night.
Vasiliki Karveli (from l), Paraskevi Marangou and Georgia Liberiou are members of the Greek community of Bischwiller in northeastern France to which dozens of Greeks who were born and lived on Tenedos migrated until there was no more life for them on the island.
A traffic jam on Kifissias Avenue, a main thoroughfare in Athens. Public transport workers went on a 24-hour strike on Wednesday in view of the passing of a draft law on public utilities (DEKO) in Parliament.
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, the Benaki Museum and the Center for Asia Minor Studies present a chronicle of the Greek presence there through an exhibition beginning on Thursday.