24.03.2024 / 20:30

The incident that shook Thessaloniki to its core a couple of days ago was an appalling scene: a mob of angry youngsters chasing, throwing bottles, and verbally assaulting two LGBTQ+ individuals in one of the city’s most prominent locations.

10.03.2024 / 04:07

It’s been one week since the passing of Costas Apostolidis – a visionary entrepreneur, founder of industrial surge protection manufacturer Raycap and a generous philanthropist with an enduring impact on his hometown of Drama and beyond – and his death still has many Greeks reeling.

25.02.2024 / 18:07

On a bleak anniversary for Europe, the day that marks two years since the Russian invasion on Ukrainian soil, crowds of Greek supporters of Ukraine’s fight for freedom gathered in the city centers of Athens and Thessaloniki, expressing their continuous support and solidarity for the Ukrainian cause.

16.02.2024 / 08:44

After a two-day parliamentary debate that began on Valentine’s Day, and following an occasionally fired-up political discussion that lasted for months, Greece has finally approved a landmark bill that legalizes same-sex marriage and grants adoption rights to same-sex couples.

22.05.2021 / 20:54

After 64 years of uninterrupted presence on European TV screens, and its first unexpected hiatus due to the pandemic, the Eurovision Song Contest returns reinvigorated his week, heralding the advent of its third decade into the 21st century.

18.05.2021 / 15:53

As far back as 19-year-old Deniz can remember, her parents had adorned their living room with a massive poster featuring Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

13.05.2021 / 10:25

Though widely known for his sense of realism and moderation, Fareed Zakaria displays a sense of cautious optimism. In his new book “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World,” the veteran CNN journalist and Washington Post columnist explores the crucial crossroads that humanity finds itself at as it struggles to turn the sinister page of the […]

30.12.2020 / 19:43

The recent warm climate between Greece and Egypt is not solely limited to defense cooperation; it is also attracting the interest of the business community. Shafik Gabr, president and founding member of the International Economic Forum in Egypt and founder of the Arab Global Forum initiative, believes it is the right time to deepen investment and economic relations between the two countries.

16.12.2020 / 18:08

A joint call for an urgent recalibration of US strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean is made by former US ambassador to Turkey Eric Edelman and Aykan Erdemir, a former MP with Turkey’s Republican People’s Party (CHP) and current director of the Turkey Program at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

30.07.2020 / 22:34

“Much like the crisis has accelerated the use of technology, technology can now accelerate the exit from the crisis.” With this optimistic message, last month President of EMEA Business & Operations for Google Matt Brittin announced the company’s ambitious new initiative called Grow Greece with Google: an overarching public-private partnership that aims to support the country’s recovery through the use of innovative technology.

12.07.2020 / 08:37

As a teenager, Ismail Kandemir would pay regular visits to Hagia Sophia, secretly performing the ritual of the Muslim prayer on his own.