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Greek Rescuers Pull Alive 4th Child from the Rubble in Turkey

Greek firefighters who were sent to Turkey to assist with earthquake rescue efforts have located a fourth child amid the destruction and ruins. Efforts to extract the child from beneath the rubble are reportedly underway. The child was found still...

Death Toll Over 11,000 After Turkey and Syria Earthquake

The combined death toll from Monday’s earthquake which struck Turkey and Syria reached 11,416 on Wednesday, as rescue efforts continued across the region, despite being hampered by cold weather conditions. Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the death toll...

Astronomers Find an Exoplanet Potentially Habitable for Humans

Scientists have made an exciting discovery of a new Earth-like planet named Wolf 1069 b. This planet is 31.2 light years away from Earth in the constellation Cygnus. It orbits around a red dwarf star approximately one-fifth the size...

Brazil Sinks Aircraft Carrier in Atlantic Despite Pollution Risk

The Brazilian military went ahead and sank an outdated aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean dismissing objections from environmental groups by arguing that the damage would have been worse if the ship had not been sunk carefully. After being built...

Greece Strengthens Ties with Uruguay Diaspora in First Visit of Greek FM

Greece seeks to strengthen its ties with Uruguay and the Greek diaspora in the South American country with the first-ever visit by a Greek foreign affairs minister. Uruguay is a country of philhellenes. Ancient Greece features prominently in the South...

US Insists Chinese Balloon was Spying

US intelligence sources insisted on Tuesday that the balloon shot down on Saturday was used by the Chinese military for spying. Unnamed officials told the Washington Post they believed such balloons were used to collect intelligence on strategically relevant territories. They...

Maria Menounos Expecting First Child

Greek-American TV host, Maria Menounos, 44, and her husband Keven Undergaro, 55, are expecting their first child. Menounos confirmed the news on Tuesday during an interview on the chat show "Live with Kelly and Ryan." She surprised her hosts by...

Climate Change is Contributing to the Rise of Superbugs, UN Says

A new report was presented in the 6th meeting of the Global Leaders Group in Barbados on "Antimicrobial Resistance." In the Bracing for Superbugs report, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) highlighted the impact of climate change and other...

Biden’s State of the Union Address Interrupted by Republican Boos

President Joe Biden delivered an optimistic message in his annual State of the Union address but several Republicans booed and heckled interrupting his speech. Delivering what was widely viewed as a test run for his reelection announcement, Biden claimed credit...

Greek Athlete Konstantina Chrysopoulou Wins Gold at European Karate Championship

Greek athlete Konstantina Chrysopoulou has won the European Karate Championship for the second time in a row. Chrysopoulou claimed victory in the -61kg U21 KUMITE category, whilst her teammates were also able to pick up one silver and one bronze...

Can Earthquakes Be Predicted?

The recent earthquakes that have devastated parts of Turkey and Syria have brought increased attention to the scientific field of seismology - the study of earthquakes and the propagation of elastic waves through the Earth or other planetary bodies. After...

Greek Cypriot Farmer Allegedly Shot by Turkish Soldiers

A Greek Cypriot farmer has alleged that he was shot by Turkish soldiers. According to Cypriot media sources, he was struck in the shoulder and is being treated in a hospital. Two other Greek Cypriot men were with the farmer...

Race Against Time to Save Earthquake Survivors in Turkey, Syria

Rescuers are racing against time for survivors from the rubble of thousands of buildings brought down by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks that struck eastern Turkey and neighboring Syria. More than 8,000 people so far have been pulled...

Greek Rescuers Pull Alive 6-Year-Old Girl from the Rubble in Turkey

Greek rescuers freed a 6-year-old girl from the rubble of her home in the city of Iskenderun, in Turkey's Hatay province on Tuesday. Using special equipment, the team opened a passage to reach the girl, whose arms were trapped under...

Barbara Weather Front Pounds Greece for Third Day

The Barbara weather front continues to bring low temperatures, frost, and heavy snowfall in several parts of Greece for a third day on Tuesday. Residents in the Central Greece regional units of Viotia, Fthiotida, Magnesia and Evia have been urged...