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Ancient Greek Heritage Uncovered at the Black Sea Coast of Bulgaria

Ancient Greek heritage from six centuries before Christ has been uncovered by archaeologists exploring the ancient Hellenic colony of Apollonia Pontica in modern-day Bulgaria. According to the Archaeology in Bulgaria news site, the dig has uncovered the well-preserved remains of...

The Twindemic: the Flu and Covid-19 are Spreading Simultaneously

The flu has returned to Europe after temporarily being supplanted by Covid-19 last year. Countries are now on alert for the potential of a "twindemic," a concurrent surge in flu cases and Covid-19 cases that could wreak havoc in...

Statue of Woman Unearthed in Ancient Greek City of Perge

An ancient statue was unearthed on Monday in the Turkish province of Antalya, near the ancient Greek city of Perge. Believed to have been made around the year 300 AD, during the time of the Roman Empire, the exquisite piece...

WHO Says Half of Europe Will Be Infected With Covid in Two Months

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that more than half of Europe is expected to be infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the next two months. Regional director Hans Kluge said at a press conference that Omicron...

Germany Takes Steps to Legalize Cannabis Following Malta’s Lead

Germany is preparing to legalize cannabis for recreational use. The country's coalition government announced on Tuesday that it would permit "the controlled sale of cannabis to adults for recreational purposes in licensed shops." The new proposal seeks to create a...

Suspected ISIS Member Arrested in Greece

A 40-year-old Iraqi man who is suspected of being a member of the Islamist terrorist group ISIS was arrested in Athens, Greece on Thursday. The man was originally arrested on December 7 for a series of crimes, including creating false...

Italy Bans Fur Farming, Shuts Down All Mink Farms

The Italian Senate voted to ban all fur farms and shut down mink farms on Wednesday. The Budget Committee of the Italian Senate decided in favor of shutting down every last one of the country's 10 mink fur farms, as...

Malta First EU Nation to Legalize Cannabis for Personal Use

Malta became the first EU country to legalize cannabis for personal and at-home use on Tuesday. Malta's parliament approved a legal reform that gives citizens the ability to grow and possess specific amounts of marijuana. Citizens 18 and over can...

Research Finds Greece Leads the World With its Pandemic Response

Greece is leading the world in its response to Covid-19. A new study on crisis management and resilience during the pandemic published by the Bereslmann Foundation on Friday has ranked Greece amongst the top ten in multiple categories. The researchers analyzed...

Omicron to Become More Dominant than Delta “Within Days” in Europe

European leaders issued warnings on Friday that the Omicron variant will likely become the dominant strain of Covid-19 in less than a week. "We expect it to overtake Delta within days, not weeks," First minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon told...