While Greece struggles to find its way out of crushing debt, this is also the moment for Greece to rediscover its true value and wealth as a treasure house of wisdom, or as as Will Durant put it, "the morning star of the western world."
Until very recently, virtually no one understood the crucial role the Greek language played in Israel and America becoming two of the world's most prominent nations.
To be sure, too many Greeks are still out of work. Too many communities, families and individuals are still just getting by after being pulled and stretched by the difficulties of recent years.But there are unmistakable signs that a brighter future is beginning to dawn.
In his new book, Voltaire contre-attaque (Laffont), a marvel of rebellious youth and jubilant wisdom, we find a philosophical rehabilitation of the author of Candide.
For me, this is the ultimate homecoming, not only because this is where I and my accent were born but because HuffPost is very firmly rooted in a Greek tradition of bringing people together and facilitating interesting conversations.
While no human rights treaty is more widely ratified than the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and while governments are required to report on their compliance on children's rights once every five years, little is done in practice to end the violation of children's rights. It is time for an International Children's Court.
Spain's Second Largest City Hosts "Open Walls" A popular city for street art in the early 2000s that attracted artists from across Europe and elsew...
The work covers 350 words and expressions, all accompanied by rich illustrations. Its two creators are women who deal with the promotion of Greek books in North America as they are the co-founders of The Hellenic Book Club.
All things considered, Paris is everything you recollect from seeing the city's most iconic architecture flash across your television screen or from thumbing through your favorite glossy travel magazine.
There is a fundamental difference between the privacy of banking accounts and hiding beneficial ownership in order to commit crimes. The benefits of tracking organized crime, terrorism financing and tax evasion far outweigh the risks to privacy and secrecy of accounts, which is already adequately protected by rule of law nations.
The Musee D'Orsay and Jeu de Paume in Paris have many masterpieces of impressionism on their walls. Claude Monet's gardens in Giverny, just outside Paris have his masterpieces growing and living year round. This is why I travel.
Anti-semitism is again showing its violent face. In France, Jewish community leaders and concerned politicians had to work hard to get the reality of anti-semitic violence recognized. But today, the warning signals are on everywhere in Europe. To simply admit the problem is not enough anymore.
Aladar Horvath has been a Roma civil rights activist for more than two decades. He created one of the most important Roma organizations -- Phralipe -- and served in the Hungarian parliament in the early 1990s. He has also studied the experience of African Americans.
The numbers are alarming. The Metropolitan Police Commissioner in London recently said that five British citizens are joining ISIS every week, swelling the ranks of European Muslims believed to number in the thousands.
he more modest features these hotels offer include steamy whirlpool tubs or intimacy kits in the minibars, while more elaborate options include rooms equipped with erotic photographs, rotating beds, and mirrored ceilings.
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