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Cyprus Revokes 45 Golden Visas in the Wake of Last Year’s Scandal

The Cypriot government announced on Friday that it would rescind the citizenship of 45 foreign investors and their relatives who acquired Cypriot passports through the country's corrupt 'golden visas' scheme. The decision was reached after an independent inquiry into the...

British Lawmaker Assassinated at Constituency Meeting

British lawmaker Sir David Amess was murdered in a knife attack that occurred at a constituency meeting on Friday in Leigh-on-Sea, east of London. The member of Boris Johnson's Conservative party succumbed to multiple knife wounds after being stabbed a...

Queen Elizabeth Chides World Leaders on Climate Inaction

Queen Elizabeth, a constitutional monarch who is not supposed to opine on political matters, was caught on video remarking on the supposed inaction of world leaders regarding climate change on Thursday. "Extraordinary, isn't it?" she is heard to say while...

Suspect in Deadly Norway Attack is Radicalized Muslim Convert

The suspect in the bow-and-arrow slaughter of five people in Norway on Wednesday is being treated as a terrorist suspect. Norwegian police have named him as 37-year-old Espen Andersen Bråthen, a Dane who had converted to Islam. The police said they were treating...

La Belle Otero: The Greek-Spanish Beauty Who Enchanted the Belle Epoque

Agustina del Carmen Otero Iglesias, known as "La Belle Otero," was said to be the most beautiful woman of the Belle Epoque -- so beautiful, in fact, that men dueled and died over her. The actress, dancer, model, and...

Titanic Conspiracy Theories Debunked

The conspiracy theory that the White Star Line 'swapped' the Olympic and the Titanic is an old one, but it was comprehensively and thoroughly debunked when explorer Bob Ballard found and photographed the wreck. By Tony Cross Both the Olympic and...

New Gallipoli Underwater Museum Allows Divers to Explore Battle’s Shipwrecks

A new underwater museum at Gallipoli will allow divers to explore shipwrecks from the Battle of Gallipoli in World War I. The new undersea park features ships that were sunk during the 1915–16 World War I campaign, which was one...

Madeleine McCann Investigators “100% Sure” Their Suspect Killed Her

Investigators in Madeleine McCann's disappearance case came forward last Friday to say that they are "100% sure" they have found the person who abducted and possibly murdered the young girl. German prosecutor Christian Wolter told the Mirror that investigators believe...

Elon Musk Throws Gigantic Party for New Tesla Factory in Berlin

Thousands of people gathered outside Berlin on Saturday to hear Elon Musk announce that by December thousands of new "Model Y" cars will be in production at the new Tesla factory there. “We’re aiming to start production in a few...

One Fifth of Turkey’s Food Exports Have Banned Pesticides in Them

A report on the food and agricultural exports from Turkey to the European Union published by Bianet on Tuesday found that 25% of all products were unsuitable for consumption and 20% were contaminated by pesticides banned by the EU. The...

Saudi Arabian Investment Fund Buys Newcastle United for $400 Million

The Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) acquired the Premier League's Newcastle United football club on Thursday. The sale has ushered in an unprecedented new era for one of England's foremost football clubs. While the sale marks the end of...

Could EU Energy Price Hikes Lead to a Global Energy Crisis?

Gas and other energy prices have spiked in Greece, Europe and globally in the past two weeks. Experts have been researching whether this could lead to a new global energy crisis, like the one in the 1970s. Analysts believe gas...

NATO Secretary General Criticizes Greek-French Defense Pact

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg offered criticisms of EU defense initiatives and bilateral pacts within the union -- such as the one that was just ratified between Greece and France on Thursday: “What I don’t believe in is efforts to...

UNESCO’s Appeal for Return of Parthenon Marbles Falls on Deaf Ears

The recent decision by UNESCO which opens the door for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece was dismissed by the British Museum earlier in the week. The UN’s cultural arm requested Great Britain and the British Museum to...

Security Analyst: Greece, Cyprus Should Offer Naval Bases to France

The Greece-France security agreement signed last week should lead to the establishment of French naval bases in Greece and Cyprus, a security analyst says. Dr. Ioannis Mazis believes that extending military collaboration with France will make Greece safer. Dr. Mazis,...