Europe

Patriarch Bartholomew Lauds Biden’s Travel Ban and Climate Actions

Patriarch Bartholomew, the head of all the Greek Orthodox faithful in the world, praised US President Joe Biden in an announcement released by the Ecumenical Patriarchate on Tuesday. Lauding the new President for his actions regarding the lifting of a...

Alexis Georgoulis: Greek Star Turned MEP Fights for Culture and Arts in Europe

Alexis Georgoulis, the popular Greek actor turned politician, is at the forefront of efforts as a member of the European Parliament to promote common EU approaches to culture and heritage. The former star in the television series “The Durrells,” who...

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...

EC Proposes New Restrictions on Travel from Outside EU

The European Commission (EC) proposed new restrictions on travel to help stop the further spread of the coronavirus and its variants as not only the overall case numbers but the number of variants continue to rise across the continent. As...

Pfizer Vaccine Shipments to Europe to Drop by 50%

Pfizer will reduce its vaccine shipments to Europe by up to 50%, according to new information reported by Reuters on Thursday evening. The troubling situation is due to unexpected cuts in supplies of the vaccine from the US pharmaceuticals industry,...

United States and Turkey Sign Cultural Property Agreement

The United States and Turkey signed a "Cultural Property Agreement" on Tuesday which ostensibly calls for the protection of cultural property in Turkey but has set off alarm bells in the academic community, with many fearing that it paves...

Coronavirus Vaccine Certificate Under Scrutiny At EU Commission

A coronavirus vaccine certificate, dubbed "Vaxproof," is in the works at the headquarters of the European Commission in hopes that international travel might be restored more easily. A report today from Reuters states that European Union officials have admitted that...

Pfizer Temporarily Limits Vaccine Shipments to Europe

Pfizer is set to temporarily limit shipments of its coronavirus vaccine to Europe in order to ramp up future production, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) announced on Friday morning. Norway, the first European country that Pfizer warned about...

The Mystery Over the Ancient Greek Masterpieces Recovered Off Italy

The mystery over two magnificent ancient Greek statues remains almost half a century since the day they were recovered off the coast of the Italian region of Calabria in August 1972. To this day, archaeologists and other scientists have been...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Encourages Faithful to be Vaccinated

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the leader of all Greek Orthodox Christians worldwide, had stern words on Tuesday for those who are skeptical of the coronavirus vaccine, encouraging the faithful to be inoculated when their time comes. In a statement he issued,...