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Stripped Woman Shouting “Allahu Akbar” on Larnaca-Manchester Flight

A Jet2 flight from Larnaca to Manchester was diverted when a woman stripped to her underwear and ran to the cockpit shouting "Allahu Akbar."

Commercial Flights Decrease Across EU, Except Greece

Greece was the only Member State defying a pan-European decrease in the volume of commercial flights in July, Eurostat says.

DNA Study Finds Etruscans Originated From Steppes—Not Anatolia

The mystery of the origins of the Etruscan people—the center of an enigma that stretches back millennia—has recently been solved, due to the miracles of DNA testing. But in effect, the answer the scientists uncovered only prompts more questions...

Greek Team Wins European Best Sniper Competition

Greece won the first place in the annual European Best Sniper Team Competition 2022 which took place in the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany.

New Discoveries In Pompeii Shed Light on Life of Middle and Low Class

Small furnished rooms with rare findings were discovered at the House of the Lararium in the ruins of Pompeii.

40,000-Year-Old Neanderthal Cave Chamber Discovered in Gibraltar

Professor Clive Finlayson, an evolutionary biologist who is the director of the Gibraltar National Museum, recently led a team of experts along the shore of the eponymous Rock, finding a Neanderthal cave that was inhabited long ago. They ended up...

Man Survived Trapped for 16 Hours in Capsized Sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean

In an operation that the Spanish coast guard described as "verging on the impossible," a 62-year-old Frenchman was saved after spending sixteen hours floating in an air bubble inside his sailboat that capsized in the Atlantic Ocean. The coast guard...

Spain Bans Air Conditioning from Dropping Below 27°C

Spain recently announced measures to reduce energy consumption by preventing offices, shops, and other venues from setting air conditioning below 27°C in the summer. The move follows EU countries' attempts to limit dependency on Russian gas. Although Spain is not...

The Story of the Austrian Parliament Building’s Greek Character

One of the most beautiful and impressive Parliament buildings anywhere in Europe is in the Austrian capital of Vienna, which has a distinct Greek flavor. Standing in the city's center since the nineteenth century, the Austrian Parliament impresses visitors to...

Greek Hospital in Istanbul Damaged by Fire

The Balıklı Greek Hospital in Istanbul’s Zeytinburnu district caught fire on Thursday. Firefighting crews from throughout the city rushed to the scene while patients, mostly elderly citizens, were carried outside on stretchers and wheelchairs. No casualties were reported. Istanbul's governorate...

Boissonnas, the Photographer of the Greek Land and People

Photographer François-Frédéric Boissonnas took some of the most beautiful images ever captured of Greece during his travels throughout the country. By Eugenia Russell This October is the 76th anniversary of the death of the great Swiss landscape photographer François-Frédéric Boissonnas (June...

Ukraine Nuclear Plant ‘Out of Control’ Says UN Nuclear Chief

The UN nuclear chief warned that Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine “is completely out of control.” Speaking to the Associated Press, Rafael Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, issued an urgent plea to Russia and...

Marine Heatwave Attracts Invasive Fish in the Mediterranean

A marine heatwave has hit the Mediterranean, including the Ionian and Aegean seas, posing a threat to the entire marine ecosystem, experts have warned. The marine heatwave is leading to a proliferation of invasive fish species and jellyfish. As the...

The Great Schism that Split Christianity into East and West

The East–West Schism that occurred in 1054 represents one of the most significant and tragic events in the history of Christianity. Eastern and Western Christians had a history of differences and disagreements, some dating back to the earliest days...

Prince Charles’ Charity Got $1.2 Million Donation From the Bin Ladens

Prince Charles of Britain is embattled with more questions after a newspaper reported that one of his charity foundations accepted a one million pound ($1.2 million) donation from relatives of Osama Bin Laden. The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund received...