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Ancient Greeks Were Britain’s First Farmers

People from ancient Greece and the Aegean Sea region were the first farmers in Britain, according to a study published recently in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution. According to the study, titled "Ancient genomes indicate population replacement in Early...

Vienna’s “Little Greece” and the First Newspaper in Greek

If we are to consider meaningful communities for Hellenism, Vienna should surely be on the short list with its little Greece.

2,000 Year Old Tortoise and its Egg Found in Latest Pompeii Discovery

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a tortoise and its egg that was buried in volcanic ash after the eruption in 79 AD in Pompeii. The animal’s remains were found buried under the clay floor of a storehouse and probably...

Greece Offers Ships to Export Grain from Ukrainian Ports

On Thursday, Greece announced it is ready to provide ships to help export grain from Ukraine’s Black Sea ports that have been blocked by Russia. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis added that his country “has a special role to play...

Russia Poses a “Direct Threat” to Europe, NATO Leaders Say

NATO leaders meeting in Madrid on June 29th are set to label Russia a menace to their security, as they overhaul the alliance’s defenses in response to the war on Ukraine, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said. "We’ll state clearly that...

The U.S. Caves in to Erdogan’s Blackmail with F-16 Pledge

A senior Pentagon official confirmed on Wednesday that the US fully supports the modernization of Turkey's F-16 fleet, hours after Turkish President Erdogan agreed to lift the threat of a veto on Finland and Sweden joining NATO. As US President...

Turkey Lifts Veto on Finland and Sweden’s Bid to Join NATO

Turkey lifted on Tuesday its veto over Finland and Sweden’s bid to join NATO after the three nations agreed to protect each other’s security. The breakthrough, ending a weeks-long drama that tested allied unity against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, came...

Leonidas Kestekides, The Greek Confectioner Who Conquered the World

The story of the world-famous Leonidas chocolates and pralines is as rich as the confections themselves. It all began with a Greek chocolatier Leonidas Kestekides, who created the great confections because he ultimately just "wanted to spread some happiness." The...

Ukraine: Crowded Shopping Center Hit by Russian Missile

At least 18 people have died in a missile strike on a shopping centre in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk on Monday. Some 1,000 civilians were estimated to be inside the busy mall at the time of the attack President...

Visiting Europe Will Come With a Fee in 2023

All non-citizens of the European Union will be required to pay a small fee of €7 ($7.35) to visit the continent starting in 2023. This is due to the implementation of the long-expected ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System). Although...

France Investigates Rape Allegations Against Chrysoula Zacharopoulou

France is opening an investigation into two rape allegations made against Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, French Secretary of State for Development and the Francophonie. Zacharopoulou, 46, who was born in Sparta, Greece, is a gynecologist and politician for French President Macron's center...

The Worst Year Ever to Be Alive in History

The volcanic explosions of the year 536 caused researchers to state recently that that year was definitively "the worst year to be alive."

France’s Macron Squeezed By Left and Right in Parliamentary Election

Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance lost its absolute majority in parliament in the legislative election in France this past weekend. France’s prime minister, Élisabeth Borne, who was appointed only a month ago and is already facing calls for her resignation said...

Turkey Plans to Lease Farmlands in Venezuela, Other Countries

In an effort to curb concerns over food security, Turkey plans to lease farmlands in various countries to boost agricultural production, it emerged this week. For years now, Turkish authorities have been exploring such opportunities in ten nations in Africa...

Reunify the Marbles! Pressure Piles Up on Acropolis Museum Anniversary

Dozens of protesters gathered on Saturday inside the hall that houses the Parthenon Marbles at the British Museum to demand their reunion with those in Athens. The initiative belonged to the British Commission for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles...