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Cyrene: The Stunning Ancient Greek City of Libya

Cyrene was an ancient Greek and later Roman city in Libya. It was the oldest and most important of the five Greek cities in the region.

Archeologists Find 1.8 Million Year Old Human Tooth in Georgia

An early human species' tooth from about 1.8 million years ago has been discovered by archeologists in Georgia. The discovery, according to researchers, solidifies the area's status as the site of one of the first ancient and archaic human communities...

Meet the Greek Educator Turned Author in Africa

“When you come to Africa, you think you will change her -- but she changes you. You learn about yourself, you redefine your values”

World on Alert as Monkeypox Cases Begin to Spread

Cases of monkeypox, a rare and often mild infection, have spread across to multiple continents after first being reported in the UK in early May. As of Friday, there have been cases reported in the US, Canada, Australia, Belgium, France,...

Humans and Neanderthals “Lived Together” 50,000 Years Ago

New research from an Israeli archaeological dig has proven that modern humans and Neanderthals lived together some 50,000 years ago.

Global COVID-19 Death Toll Hits 6 Million as Pandemic Enters Third Year

On Monday, the global COVID-19 death toll eclipsed six million. The milestone is the largest reminder of the unrelenting nature of the pandemic, even as people start shedding their masks and travel resumes. The death toll, compiled by John Hopkins...

1.5 Million Year Old Fossil Evidence of Multiple Migrations Out of Africa

A 1.5 million year old fossil is rewriting the "Out of Africa" theory once again, as vertebrae unearthed in Ubeidiya, Israel appear to show that individuals from a pre-human species came in one of multiple waves out of the...

Egyptian Shipwreck Proves Ancient Greek Historian Herodotus Right

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient Egyptian shipwreck which proves the Greek Historian Herodotus was correct about the observations he made about Egyptian vessels nearly 25 centuries ago. The shipwreck, discovered in the Nile River near the ancient, and now sunken,...

Greek Adventurer Opens Safari Company in Uganda

Greek adventurer Panos Karakitsos hopes to put the beauty of Uganda on the map with his new travel agency Adroa Travels. Karakitsos, who is originally from the Greek city of Ioannina, moved to Uganda five years ago after falling in...

EU Proposes Southern Africa Travel Ban in Fear of New Variant

A so-called "emergency brake" may soon be applied in the fight against the coronavirus as the EU proposes a Southern Africa travel ban because of a new variant that has developed there. The new strain of the virus has a...