VIDEO REPORT: Athens finally building first public mosque

Video by Olivia Arnold and Isaac Feldberg · ATHENS, Greece – After years of praying out of sight in old warehouses and basements, Athens’ Muslim population is preparing for the opening of the city’s first state-funded mosque. The city, despite being home to hundreds of thousands of Muslims, stands as the only European capital without one.…

NBA player Antetokounmpo inspires Athens neighborhood where he grew up

Story by Brandon Carusillo · ATHENS, Greece – He moved away years ago, has earned millions and is considered one of the great, young stars of the National Basketball Association. But here, in the gritty, working-class neighborhood he grew up in, Giannis Antetokounmpo is something else: An inspiration who has shown that you really can get out.…

Despite challenging economic climate, Greek startups continue to grow

Story by Bridget Peery · Chatter echoes through the two-story, open working space of Ok!Thess, an incubator in Thessaloniki nearly a year old. In the conference area, more than a dozen people listen to an instructor give her slideshow presentation. In the seminar space, just around the corner, another speaker commands the room. On the second-floor…