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EU Approves AstraZeneca Vaccine; Restricts Distribution

The AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 has received the green light from the European Medicines Association, the medical regulator of the European Union, despite controversy over its distribution. The vaccine is the third to receive the EU's approval, following the shots...

Greek Archaeologist Uncovers Looted Greek Vase in Dutch Museum

A looted Greek vase was discovered recently amongst the renowned Allard Pierson Museum's collection of antiquities. Greek forensic archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis, who works at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies in Denmark, uncovered the vase's shady provenance as part of...

Strong 6.4 Earthquake Rocks Croatia, Surrounding Countries, At Least 5 Dead

A strong earthquake, measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale, rocked central Croatia on Tuesday. At least five people have been killed. There have been reports of widespread damage in the central Croatian city of Petrinja, south of Zagreb. According to Croatian...

Greek Restaurant “The Athenian” Named Best in the United Kingdom

The Greek street food restaurant "The Athenian" has been awarded the title of Best Restaurant in the UK by food delivery giant Deliveroo at the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards, held virtually on Monday. Founded by Efthymios Vasilakis and Neofytos Christodoulou, born...

Erdogan Launches Attack on Macron, Hopes France “Gets Rid of Him” Soon

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continued to provoke French President Emmanuel Macron, calling him a "burden" and a "problem," that he hopes France will "get rid of" soon, Reuters reports. In reference to recent protests in France over a controversial...

Archaeologists Uncover Two Well Preserved Bodies at Pompeii

Archaeologists announced Friday that they have discovered the perfectly preserved bodies of two men who died together at a villa just outside of Pompeii nearly 2,000 years ago. The men were relatively young when they were killed after Mt. Vesuvius...

Figurines of Demeter and Persephone Found in Russia’s Black Sea Town

Figurines representing the goddess Demeter and her daughter, Persephone, were unearthed recently at a construction site in the Black Sea resort town of Anapa, in Russia. The terracotta statuettes, along with a relief, were discovered in early November by archaeologists...

Young Turkish Prodigy and Greek Artist Band Together to Support Earthquake Victims

In a heart-warming act of compassion and solidarity, Nikos Nikolaidis, a Greek artist from Thessaloniki, and Mikail Akar, an eight-year-old art prodigy of Turkish descent, have collaborated on a large-scale painting in the wake of the disastrous earthquake that...

EU to Purchase 300 Million Doses of Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

The European Commission announced that they will sign a deal to purchase up to 300 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine produced by American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotech company BioNTech on Wednesday. This comes after early data from...

Seven Dead as Buildings Collapse, Tsunami Hits Turkish Coast After Aegean Earthquake

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 on the Richter scale struck just under the  Aegean Sea on Friday afternoon, causing a great deal of damage in the Turkish coastal city of Izmir (Smyrna) and the Greek island...