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The Troubled German Poet Who Truly Worshipped Greece

Friedrich Hölderlin was an important German Romantic lyric poet whose great work managed to bridge the Classical and Romantic traditions in literature and poetry and was deeply inspired by ancient Greece. Throughout his tumultuous life, Hölderlin had a strong and...

How to Extract Gold From E-Waste Using Old Milk

An aerogel made from old milk can extract highly pure gold nuggets from discarded computer motherboards. Discarded electronics, known as e-waste, often contain large amounts of gold and other heavy metals. Scientists have come up with methods to recover the...

Proud Greek Christina Kitsos Set to Become Mayor of Geneva

Christina Kitsos, born to Greek parents in Geneva, Switzerland, is set to become the new mayor of the Swiss city. Kitsos, who will assume office in June, has already made significant strides in politics, starting her journey at the age...

Italian Island’s Goat Bounty: Islanders Offer Free Goats to Anyone Who Can Catch Them

The small and remote Italian island of Alicudi, home to just 100 residents, is overrun by goats that now outnumber the human population by a ratio of about six to one. Desperate to address the situation, the local mayor, Riccardo...

Centre for the Study of the Christian East Launched at Exeter University

A Centre for the Study of the Christian East was launched by the University of Exeter in the UK where world-leading researchers with unique expertise in the faith, culture, history and traditions of the past and present Oriental and...

DNA Study Shows When Ancient Greeks Colonized Italy

A recent DNA study by an international team of scientists showed when Ancient Greeks colonized Magna Graecia in Italy. Magna Graecia is the name of the coastal areas of southern Italy and Sicily that were extensively populated by Greek settlers. The...

Poland PM Urges Leaders to Ready for War in Europe

Prime Minister of Poland Donald Tusk has warned that all-out war is a strong possibility in the near future, and Russia must not defeat Ukraine. Otherwise, it could destabilize the whole of Europe. The Polish Prime Minister said war was...

Julian Assange Wins Reprieve in Case Against Extradition to US

The UK's High Court gave reprieve to the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by ruling that the US must give assurances that he will not face the death penalty if extradited. According to the ruling on Tuesday, US authorities have three...

What Has Russia Ever Done For Greece?

The state of ties between Greece and Russia is dire. The negative energy is evident in the words and deeds of both parties. The Greek government ordered all its embassies abroad to refrain from inviting diplomats from Belarus and Russia...

Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton, Diagnosed With Cancer

In a deeply personal and unexpected announcement, Kate Middleton, the Princess of Wales, revealed on Friday evening that she has been diagnosed with cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. This news has sent shockwaves through the United Kingdom and the...

Oldest Canoes Ever Found Unearthed off the Coast of Italy

Researchers found five old canoes deep in the Mediterranean Sea. These were used over seven thousand years ago by people living near Rome. Back then, these canoes were used both for fishing and transportation. These discoveries came during ongoing digs...

England’s Largest Ever Gold Nugget Found by Detectorist

A metal detectorist in Shropshire, UK, who was an hour late for the dig and had a faulty metal detector, has unearthed England's largest ever gold nugget, worth £30,000 ($38,000). Richard Brock, 67, joined an organized outing on farmland in...

Russia VS. NATO: Military Balance in Europe

The war in Ukraine has brought the military balance in Europe between Russia and NATO back to the forefront of geostrategic thinking. After the end of the Cold War and the demise of the USSR, Eastern Europe's geostrategic importance as...