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1,800 Men Arrested in India Underage Marriage Crackdown

On Thursday night, officers of the Assam Police in India began arresting individuals accused of being engaged in child marriages. The Assam government has registered 4,004 cases and arrested 1,800 male suspects so far. The crackdown was carried out under...

Rememory, The AI that Helps Us Talk to the Dead

Rememory, the act of talking to the dead, is an idea as old as man himself. For pagans, it was a means of venerating ancestors who had passed. In Christianity, it remains the belief in afterlife through purgatory, heaven,...

Greek-Jewish Holocaust Survivor’s Letter Buried in Auschwitz Uncovered

A Greek-Jewish Holocaust survivor's letter buried in Auschwitz and revealing an astonishing story of human perseverance and courage was restored as a testament to the crimes committed by the Nazi regime. In 1944, Marcel Nadjari, a Greek Jew who was...

Pope Francis Says Homosexuality Is Not a Crime

Pope Francis has decried laws that criminalize homosexuality as being "unjust" and has called upon Catholic clergy to welcome people who identify as LGBTQ into the Church. The Pope said that a "distinction" must be drawn between sin and crime....

The Last and Most Isolated Stone Age Tribe in the World

The world's last and most isolated stone age tribe lives on North Sentinel Island, off the southwest coast of South Andaman, India. In her analysis of interactions and contacts with the Andaman Islanders, Zarine Cooper, a specialist who has verified...

2023 Is the Worst Year to Date in Mass Shootings for U.S.

The year 2023 has thus far been the worst year to date in terms of the number of mass shootings in the U.S. following the last killing spree in Half Moon Bay, California on Monday, when at least seven...

Population in China Declines for First Time in Decades

China has reported its first population decline in decades. On Tuesday, the National Bureau of Statistics said that, compared to the end of 2021, the population of the nation had decreased by 850,000. This number does not include the...

New DNA Analysis Reveals Ancient Minoan Marriage Rules

New DNA analysis of ancient Minoan genomes show that the choice of marriage partners was determined by one's own kinship. First cousin marriages were not unusual to the Minoans of the Bronze Age. A team of scientists from the Max...

Blue Monday: The Most Depressing Day of the Year?

Blue Monday is a term Sky Travel coined in 2005. One used to describe the third—and sometimes second or fourth—Monday of January. It is supposedly the most depressing day of the year, despite the longer, brighter days of Winter...

Nursing Home Residents Board Taxis to Tour Athens in All Its Festive Glory

More than 120 elderly staying at the Athens Nursing Home, one of the largest old people's nursing home in Greece, had the opportunity to take a long tour around Athens recently to witness firsthand the festive decorations of the Greek...

“Una Faccia, Una Razza”: The Bonds That Bind Greeks and Italians

Greeks and Italians have so much in common, that one would need years to itemize each aspect of the bonds they share.

Kids Play ‘Narcos’ Checkpoint in Mexico, Imitating Gangsters

A video circulating on social media platforms zeros in on kids imitating gangsters and pretending to be drug traffickers for a cartel at the side of a highway in the state of Sinaloa in western Mexico. The activities of...

Greece, US Condemn Vandalism of the Holocaust Memorial in Thessaloniki

Vandals desecrated earlier in the week a Holocaust memorial in Thessaloniki, a Greek city whose population once had a Jewish plurality. A photo appearing Thursday on the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece website showed a red swastika daubed...

Greek Christmas and New Year’s Customs From Asia Minor

Many people in Greece have roots from Asia Minor, and their refugee ancestors brought with them many unique Christmas traditions and customs. The festive season of Christmas and the New Year is an opportunity for many people, especially for the...

Ten Influential Greek Women Who Shaped Modern Greece

Influential Greek women have played a crucial role in Greece's history since antiquity -- read on to learn about ten women who shaped Greece today.