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Russia Says Will Not Accept Oil Price Cap

The Russian government has said that it "will not accept" a price cap on its oil. Russia's response came today after the EU reached an agreement on Friday to join the G7 in capping Russian oil imports at $60...

Color of the Year 2023 Revealed by Pantone

Pantone has officially revealed the color of the year. The New Jersey-based company has announced that Viva Magenta 18-1750 is the hue of choice for 2023. Pantone describes Viva Magenta as "powerful and empowering". The company is considered an authority...

Was the Parthenon of Acropolis Built by Slaves?

Generally speaking, the institution of slavery was an integral part of ancient Greece and the ancient world. In the strictly structured ancient Greek society, the thousands of slaves formed the base of the social pyramid and were often treated...

US Unveils New Stealth Bomber, the B-21 Raider

On Friday night, the US Department of Defense (DOD) finally unveiled its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider. The new aircraft was revealed at Northrop Grumman's Plant 42 in Palmdale, California. US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin presented the B-21 to...

International Day of Disabled: How Ancient Greeks Cared for Them

As the world marks the International Day of Disabled Persons on December 3, new evidence emerges on how the ancient Greeks had the disabled in mind when they constructed buildings, especially those having to do with healing. Building graceful stone...

The Glorious History of the Ancient Greek City of Antioch

Antioch on the Orontes, an ancient Greek city on the eastern side of the Orontes River, was one of the most glorious of all the Greek cities in the world. Home to hundreds of thousands of people in its golden...

EU Imposes Price Cap on Russian Oil at $60 Per Barrel

This Friday, the European Union (EU) agreed to introduce a price cap on Russian oil. The decision is intended to punish Moscow for the Russian invasion of Ukraine and limit potential profits. The cap will be set at $60 per...

Greek-Colombian Director Spiros Stathoulopoulos Releases New Film ‘Cavewoman’

Greek-Colombian director and screenwriter Spiros Stathoulopoulos debuted his new film, Cavewoman, in Greece last month. Cavewoman is an adaptation of the play Electra, by Euripides. The plot follows the revenge-driven mission of a female resistance fighter to assassinate her own...

The Greek Orthodox Church Where People From All Faiths Make a Wish

Panagia Vefa is a Greek Orthodox church in Istanbul when on the first day of each month people of all faiths go to make a wish

The Greeks of Bogota, Colombia

Bogota, the capital of Colombia and a sprawling mega-city of almost 10 million inhabitants, is home to a grand total of approximately 150 Greek people. However, most have become successful entrepreneurs in the food industry, adding a Greek touch to...

NY Capital Link Forum to Address Economy, Investments in Greece

The prospects for the Greek economy and investments will be at the forefront of the discussions at the Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum which will be held at the Metropolitan Club in New York on December 9. “Sustaining Growth & Investment...

Countdown to Christmas Kicks Off in Athens with Tree Lighting Ceremony

The festive season kicked off in Athens with the Christmas tree lighting at Syntagma Square opposite the Greek Parliament building on Thursday evening. Kostas Bakoyannis, the mayor of Athens, gave the official signal for the illumination of the giant 21-meter-high...

“OK,” Is This Borrowed From the Greek Language, Too?

Ok, or okay, is one of the most frequently used words in the English language, but does it have a Greek origin? One theory on the etymology of OK is that it was originally an acronym for the Greek phrase...

Rolling Stones Honored With UK Collectible Coin for 60th Anniversary

The Rolling Stones, the legendary UK rock band, have been honored with a UK collectible coin for their sixtieth anniversary. The official maker of British coins in the United Kingdom, Royal Mint, has celebrated the rock band’s anniversary by making...

ISIS Leader Killed, Terrorist Group Names Successor

Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, the leader of the Islamic State (ISIS)—also known as ISIL, Daesh, or IS—has been killed in combat, the terrorist group announced on Wednesday, November 30th. At the apex of its power in 2014, ISIS controlled approximately...