Greeks

Nikos Mouyiaris, Greek leader

An important leader of Hellenism abroad, Nikos Mouyiaris, has passed away. He did everything to help Greece and Cyprus.

He understood the importance of reviving and restructuring the Greek-American lobby in Washington DC, which had been in decline for many years.

Ancient War Machines | Athens | To December 31

The Kostas Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology presents a new exhibition of full-scale operating models of some of the innovative war machines built by the ancient Greeks that changed the ways battles were fought, including battering rams, catapults and armored vehicles. The show runs through December 31. The museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Christmas travelers looking abroad again

It appears that Greeks are starting to warm to the idea of Christmas holidays abroad again, with belt-tightening having prevented many from doing so over the years of the financial crisis. This is partly due to the rise in hotel rates in various parts of Greece that has rendered several foreign destinations more competitive.

Exhibition in Germany celebrates Mycenaean civilization

The Badisches Landesmuseum in Karlsruhe, Germany, is dedicating a major exhibition to the Bronze Age civilization of the Mycenaeans.

Titled "Mycenae - The Legendary World of Agamemnon," the exhibition runs to June next year and aims to provide comprehensive insights into the Mycenaean era, which stretched from 1600 to 1200 BC.

Hellenic Navy chief: every night there is a war in the Aegean

Greece's fleet is in a constant state of readiness to defend national sovereignty and territorial integrity, Hellenic Navy Commander Admiral Nikos Tsounis said on Friday.

Whenever the passage of Turkish vessels in the Aegean is deemed to be of concern, there is a Greek response, Tsounis said.

Two worlds in conflict

Two entirely different worlds will clash in the next Greek elections. One of them envisions hirings and benefits for all. The primary objective of the other is the expansion of the economic pie and the creation of jobs.

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