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Turkey's atheists face hostilities, death threats

Onur Romano, a founding member of Turkey’s Atheism Association, opens the office and checks the mail. For once, he says, there are no death threats.
April 16, 2015

Thousands of Greek miners protest feared job losses

Workers at a northern Greek gold mine and their supporters marched through Athens on Thursday, in the most significant labor challenge the new radical left-led government has faced since its election in January.
Sioux City Journal: April 16, 2015

Emergency measures to tackle migrant flows decided at government meeting

Emergency measures to deal with an anticipated new wave of migrants and refugees entering Greece were decided at a government meeting chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday,
April 15, 2015

The heart of Brisbane's Greek community will be demolished for units

The heart and soul of Brisbane's original Greek community – Hellenic House at South Brisbane – is going to be demolished for a $40 million block of units.
Brisbane Times: April 14, 2015

Kammenos: Migrants are a European issue

The migrants problem is a major one and the country cannot take such large inflows, Defence Minister Panos Kammenos said on Tuesday
April 14, 2015

497 undocumented migrants reached Lesvos island in the last four days

497 undocumented migrants, mostly Syrian nationals, reached several beaches of Lesvos island in the last four days. 85 more migrants were located on Tuesday morning.
April 14, 2015

Candle, electrical short eyed as possible church fire causes

Montreal firefighters are battling a fire in Parc Extension at this hour at Koimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church.
WBIR: April 16, 2015

Over 10,000 migrants arrived in Greece in 1st quarter of 2015

About 10,445 migrants entered Greece illegally via sea, during the first three months of 2015 as daily To Vima online reports quoting new statistics published by the Hellenic Coast Guard.
April 13, 2015

On Greek island of Chios, thousands of rockets fire in traditional Orthodox Easter ceremony

It's pure rocket science, and residents of this Greek island village love it.
Daily Journal: April 13, 2015

Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Orthodox Christians around the world are celebrating Easter Sunday.
April 12, 2015