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Toxic ‘Sea Snot’ Reappears in Marmara Sea, Turkey

The toxic sea snot in Marmara Sea, Turkey has reappeared with experts and fishermen worrying of seafood contamination

Ancient Greek Corinthian Helmet Found in Southwest Russia

An ancient Greek Corinthian helmet was found in a fifth century BC grave in the Taman Peninsula, southwest Russia. Made of bronze, ancient Greek Corinthian helmets covered the entire head and neck, with slits for the eyes and mouth, protruding...

Greece Takes Part in NATO Exercise “Breeze 2021” in Black Sea

NATO ships from a host of nations, including Greece, are taking part in an exercise called "Breeze 2021" in the Black Sea.

China’s Extravagant Plan for Canal Trade Route from Greece to Central Europe

China is considering to build a canal trade route from Greece to Europe through the Balkans in order to expedite the shipping of goods

Erdogan Vows to Complete Controversial Istanbul Canal in Six Years

Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has made a statement assuring that the  Istanbul Canal will be completed in at least six years. The project will connect the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara, leading to further access to the...

2,800-Year-Old Castle From Urartu Civilization Found in Turkey

A 2,800-year-old castle built by an enigmatic ancient civilization known as the Urartu, was recently unearthed by Turkish archaeologists.

The Oldest Intact Shipwreck “Odysseus” was an Ancient Greek Vessel

The discovery of the ancient Greek shipwreck "Odysseus," thought to be the oldest of its kind ever found, at the bottom of the Black Sea could change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world. The 75ft ancient...

First Greek to Receive New Russian Covid-19 Vaccine Speaks Out

Valerios Aslanidis, a Pontic Greek from the city of Anapa on the Black Sea, was the first Greek to receive "Sputnik V," Russia's brand-new coronavirus vaccine. He spoke recently to the Greek press about his experience receiving the experimental vaccine...

Turkey Claims to Have Discovered Enormous Natural Gas Deposit in Black Sea

According to a new report by Reuters, Turkish President Erdogan claimed on Friday that his country's experts have discovered the largest gas deposit that the country had ever located in the Black Sea. In an address to the nation, the...

Erdogan Reopens Turkey’s Soumela Monastery After Restoration

  Soumela Monastery, the Greek Orthodox edifice built in 385 AD which was included on UNESCO's temporary list of World Heritage Sites in 2000, was reopened on Tuesday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a videoconference ceremony. The Turkish President,...