Xi Jinping Meets Vladimir Putin in Moscow
On Monday, Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow. The two-day visit is the first time Xi has visited Russia since the invasion of Ukraine commenced in February last year. Putin welcomed Xi to...
Newly Discovered Ocean Bacteria Could Aid Search for Alien Life
Scientists have uncovered a remarkable new species living in our ocean's depths - Sulfurimonas pluma. Unlike its relatives, this organism thrives hundreds of meters away from volcanic vents despite inhabiting oxygen-rich waters – an environment where survival was thought...
French Government Survives No-Confidence Votes
On Monday, the French government survived two votes of no-confidence triggered by President Emmanuel Macron's decision to use special constitutional powers to force through a controversial pensions reform bill last week. The first vote, which was brought about by centrist...
COVID-19 Origins Tied to Raccoon Market in China
Scientists claim that a new set of genetic information collected from a live food market in Wuhan supports the idea that raccoon dogs might have contributed to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on the new research, COVID-19...
Climate Change: Time Running Out for Earth, UN Report Warns
A UN report on climate change warned on Monday that the chance to secure a livable future for everyone on Earth is slipping away. That was the dire message from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which...
Turkey to Support Greece in Bid for UN Security Council
Turkey will support Greece's bid to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday in Brussels. At a meeting with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias, Cavusoglu confirmed that in return Greece will...
The Ancient Indian Buddhist Monk Buried in Athens
Kerameikos is the most important cemetery of Ancient Athens which came into existence in the 12th Century B.C. It derives its name from the very old community of the city quarter Kerameis who had settled on the banks of...
Where is Greece Ranked in the World Happiness Report
Finland is a happy place! For the sixth year in a row, the country has been named the happiest in the world in the annual World Happiness Report 2023. The Nordic country and its neighbors Denmark, Iceland, Sweden and Norway...
Greece Commemorates Thessaloniki Jews Murdered in the Holocaust
On Sunday Greece commemorated the first deportations of Greek Jews from Thessaloniki to the Nazi camps where thousands perished during the Holocaust. Holding white balloons captioned ‘Never Again’, around a thousand people of all ages marched to the old railway...
Thousands Of Participants Join Athens Half-Marathon
Thousands of participants of all ages and backgrounds joined the Athens Half-Marathon and two associated races in the Greek capital on Sunday.
Passenger Injured in Greece’s Railway Tragedy Files Criminal Complaint
Railway services are expected to gradually resume in Greece from Wednesday, three weeks after the deadly rail disaster at Tempi.
Greece Defence Minister Says Meeting Turkey Counterpart Not Ruled Out
The Minister of National Defence of Greece said in an interview that he wouldn't rule out a meeting with his Turkey counterpart.
Robots Can Help Improve Mental Wellbeing at Work
Recent research that came out of the University of Cambridge suggests that a toy-like robot may enhance mental well-being in the workplace. During the course of the research project, which was carried out at a technology consultancy company, a total...
Global Cocaine Production Reaches Record Levels
A recent report reveals that global cocaine production has reached an all-time high as demand surges following Covid lockdowns. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reported a 35% increase in coca cultivation from 2020 to 2021, resulting...
Greece Buys Dozens Of US Amphibious Vehicles, But Are They Safe?
The US approved the purchase by Greece of assault amphibious vehicles of a specific type which was involved in a fatal sinking incident.