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Coronavirus Death Toll in Greece Among Highest in the World

Greece announced that a total of 20,507 new coronavirus cases had been diagnosed around the country on Friday, while 108 people suffering with the virus had passed away over the past 24 hours. The increased death rate per million in...

Greek Parliament Hacked

The Greek Parliament became the target of a hacker attack on Friday afternoon as authorities announced that at least 60 e-mail accounts belonging to lawmakers, journalists and administrative staff were compromised. The IT department of the Greek Parliament announced that...

Snow Falls in the Sahara Desert

It’s snowing in the Sahara Desert. The exceptionally rare weather event, which has only happened in the North African desert a few times in the past 40 years, took place earlier this month near the town of Ain Sefra...

Greece Bans All Construction on Six Pristine Mountains

Greece has decided to ban all construction on six 'pristine mountains' in order to stop the overexploitation of the environment of recent years

Tilos, Greece’s First Energy-Self-Sufficient Island

The Greek island of Tilos in the Dodecanese has become the first in the entire Mediterranean to become fully self-sufficient in energy.

The Ten Most Iconic Flowers of Greece

A list of the ten most iconic flowers of Greece is not difficult to create, since Greece is home to some of the most spectacular flowers anywhere. One of the most striking things one notices as soon as they...

TUI Aims to Double Tourism to Greece in 2021

German travel giant TUI is hoping to double tourism to Greece in the coming year, CEO Friedrich Joussen announced during a virtual meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday. The company believes that 3 million tourists will come...

French Vaccine Valneva Shows Promise Against Omicron

The French biotech firm Valneva says that early studies show its coronavirus vaccine is effective against Omicron and it might be able to deliver doses to the European public in April. Officials from Valneva released a statement to the public...

Love Like a Greek: The Six Types of Love

What is love? Surely there is no single answer to this question and this is why the Ancient Greeks had six different words to describe love. Knowing them can change your life. By Roman Krznaric Looking for an antidote to modern culture's...

Covid-19: 18,869 Cases Recorded in Greece Thursday

Greece announced that a total of 18,869 new Covid-19 cases had been diagnosed around the country on Thursday, while 81 people suffering with the virus had passed away over the past 24 hours. There had been a total of 88...

Man Survives 27-Hour Swim After Tonga Volcano Eruption, Tsunami

A man who is being hailed as a "real life Aquaman" swam for 27 hours straight after the tsunami that occurred after the Tonga volcano eruption swept him away from his village. Lisala Folau, a 57-year-old Tongan man who was...

Probe Shows Pope Benedict Failed to Act to Protect Children

A new report by a German law firm found that former Pope Benedict failed to act after credible accusations of child abuse in the Church. The former pope, who still lives in the Vatican in a separate residence from the...

Greece Braces for Snow, Sub-Zero Temperatures

Greece is bracing for snow and sub-zero Celsius temperatures starting on Friday, the national meteorological service forecasts. According to the forecasts, snow will fall even on the Aegean islands, which is a rare phenomenon. Snow to blanket landscapes throughout Greece "On Sunday the...

Harvard and Athens Universities Launch Research Collaboration

Harvard University and the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the oldest universities in the United States and Greece, launched on Wednesday a research collaboration on migration/refugee issues. The collaboration will include a three-week summer course in Greece for Harvard graduate...

Biden Predicts Russia Will Invade Ukraine

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday predicted Russia "will move in" to Ukraine, as NATO allies reinforce the country's defenses by sending weapons and personnel. "My guess is he will move in; he has to do something," Biden told reporters...