British Airways announced it will launch direct flights from London’s Heathrow Airport to Kalamata International airport in the region of the Peloponnese, starting from April 30 to September 26, 2016. The region expects this new development to…

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A special EU-Turkey summit meeting in Brussels concluded in an agreement on Sunday (29.11), where Turkey will help stem the flow of migrants to Europe in return for 3 billion euros cash, visa-free travel for Turks to Europe and renewed EU entry talks…

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Turkish economist, former head of the United Nations Development Programme and former Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey, Kemal Dervis, who holds the reputation of "a good manager" that helped Turkey overcome its financial crisis fifteen years ag…

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Economy

The 26th Greek Economy Conference, titled "Investment & Growth: Building a National Plan", starts today in Athens, with the participation of high-level officials, academics and businessmen. The 2-day conference is organized by the America…

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A solo exhibition of works by artist Jannis Psychopedis titled "Biography" opened November 19, and runs through December 12, at the Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens. The exhibition features 13 portraits of Greek personalities, composing "a sort of auto…

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Greece supports the creation of a Palestinian state based on the borders of 1967 and with East Jerusalem as its capital, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday in statements after meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abb…

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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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In June 2015, the Australian chapter of the Hellenic Initiative (THI) launched its Internship Programme to provide work and training opportunities for young Greek graduates. THI Australia has partnered with more than twenty Australian companies to of…

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The Greek island of Kythera takes central stage at the Half King Photo Series in New York, from November 17 to January 3, 2016, through the photos of Kristina Williamson, who lived and worked among Kytherians for over a year, aiming to see how emigra…

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The prime ministers of Greece and Israel, on Wednesday (26.11) in Jerusalem, expressed satisfaction with the high-level "strategic cooperation" between the two countries and agreed to seek tangible ways to strengthen ties between the two countries an…

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