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An Ancient Mystery Traveling in a Suitcase From Greece

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 11.27.2015 | Education
Sandra Marinopoulos

A few weeks ago, in the midst of the Greek crisis, a small team from a Greek Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, traveled from Athens to New York with a mission: to spread the story of a mystery.

A Lost Ancient Greek Island May Have Been Found

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 11.25.2015 | Science

The ancient Greek city of Kane was the site of the epic sea battle of Arginusae, which saw Athens crush Sparta in 406 BCE. Yet archaeologists ...

The Truth About Refugees From a U.S. Student Abroad

Jackie Montalvo | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
Jackie Montalvo

You will not know what it is like to be here through this article; you will not feel it in your heart until you hand a child a pair of socks or give an elderly woman sitting outside of the grocery store your spare change. Until you see dozens of them sitting on the ground of the metro station, soaked through and trying to escape the rain, you can't know how it feels to live alongside these people.

These Young Greeks Are Teaching City-Dwellers To Better Their Communities

HuffPost Greece | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.19.2015 | World

“What do you love most about Athens?” The most popular answer to that question is “the chaos.” Sometimes you’ll...

Striking Greeks Take To The Streets To Protest Austerity

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.12.2015 | World

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The Grace of Greece

Adriana Aristizábal | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel
Adriana Aristizábal

I recently visited Greece, and found myself face to face with the marvelous place that attracted more than 26 million tourists this year from all ov...

So Many in Need, It's Hopeless? Quandary of Assisting Youth in Greece

Jim Luce | Posted 10.28.2015 | Impact
Jim Luce

The needs of children and young adults in Greece are enormous. The problems there are so insurmountable that the Greek government alone cannot solve t...

Slaughter's 'PRETTY GIRLS' Requires a New Level of Praise

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.27.2015 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

PRETTY GIRLS is one of the year's most fascinating stories, told with the creatively inventive touch of a true master of suspense. It is also a story that will stay with you for a long time after you have closed its pages.

Why Greece, Europe and the West Need Meimarakis

Marco Vicenzino | Posted 09.17.2015 | World
Marco Vicenzino

As Greece embarks on its third poll in nine months, political and economic uncertainty prevails. For seven months, former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras engaged in reckless brinksmanship with Europe.

A Day In The Life Of Afghan Refugees In Athens' Victoria Square

HuffPost Greece | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.11.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Afghan refugees have flooded Victoria Square in Greek's capital city in recent weeks. Gathered either in families or in big gro...

The 10 Worst Cities on the Planet

Trippy | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel

We admit it: even though we love to travel more than anything else in the world, some places just rub us the wrong way.

Hundreds Of Refugees Find Shelter In New Athens Camp

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 09.01.2015 | World

Three days after its opening on Aug. 16, the makeshift camp for migrants in the Eleonas district of Athens looked like the landscape of a sci-fi movie...

27 Powerful Pieces Of Graffiti That Paint Greece's Frustration Amidst Crisis

The Huffington Post | Sara Elkamel | Posted 08.08.2015 | World

Greece’s debt crisis reached new heights last month as the government in Athens and the country's international creditors engaged in contentiou...

Why You Should Travel To Greece To Live History

Ioannis Pappos | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel
Ioannis Pappos

Last month, "Greek humiliation" spread like fire thanks to headlines in the most factual papers. And bleeding pride is what one will witness if one travels to Greece today -- the same stoic and fearless faces I saw in the people of the Tuamotu Islands in the South Pacific in 1995.

Anti-Austerity Protesters Massed Outside Greek Parliament Before Vote

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.22.2015 | World

As Greek lawmakers gathered Wednesday to vote on a bill that would institute more economic reforms demanded by the nation's creditors, crowd...

Greeks, a Nation Hating Itself

Thanos Dimadis | Posted 07.22.2015 | World
Thanos Dimadis

I'm traveling back to my country dominated by a feeling of sadness. There is no more depressing thing for someone than to see his nation be stagnated in misery and depression caused by the high unemployment rates and lack of any light of hope for a better future.

Photos Capture Fiery Wildfires Threatening Greek Homes

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.17.2015 | World

Wildfires aggravated by strong winds and high temperatures put large parts of Greece on high alert on Friday and forced hundreds to evacuate.  F...

Greece at Point Zero. Night of Decision in Parliament -- Night of Protests on the Streets

Margarita Mavromichalis | Posted 07.16.2015 | World
Margarita Mavromichalis

Last night in Athens was marked with heated conversations in the parliament as the government was pressed to get the new measures passed to secure Greece's place within the Eurozone.

At Athens' Main Market, Greeks Brace For New Austerity

The Huffington Post | Danae Leivada | Posted 07.15.2015 | World

ATHENS -- It's noon and the heat in the historical center of Athens is suffocating, as if the buildings themselves are perspiring. Despite the burning...

Greek Protesters Clash With Police As Parliament Debates Austerity Bill

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.15.2015 | World

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Greece Today: Safe, Affordable -- and More Beautiful Than Ever

Jim Luce | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Jim Luce

I was in Greece last week and experienced a country completely different than was being portrayed on TV, amazed at how political and economic considerations could color the news so darkly.

7 Greeks Discuss Their Hopes And Fears For The Future

The Huffington Post | Danae Leivada | Posted 07.10.2015 | World

It's been less than a week since a national referendum on a European bailout proposal divided Greeks into impassioned "yes" and "no" camps, with the v...

Premier Debate on Democracy Convened by the International New York Times on September 13-15, 2015

Achilles Tsaltas | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business
Achilles Tsaltas

Staged against the backdrop of the Stoa of Attalos in Athens' Ancient Agora​, two years ago the International New York Times in cooperation with the...

German Line Hardens After Greeks Vote 'No' In Referendum

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2015 | World

By Paul Carrel BERLIN, July 6 (Reuters) - The German government signaled a tough line towards Greece on Monday, saying it saw no basis for new bail...

Live Updates On The Greek Crisis

Posted 07.06.2015 | World

Greeks resoundingly rejected the terms of a European deal in Sunday's highly anticipated referendum. More than 61 percent of participants in yesterday...