Europe

Greek Orthodox Churches in Britain to Close Due to Lockdown

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain announced on Saturday that all its churches will close across the country. This comes as a result of the new national lockdown imposed in England and the rest of the nations...

Greek Students in the United Kingdom Will Need Visas in Future

Greek students will now need visas to study in the United Kingdom -- a mark of the new reality now that Great Britain is no longer a part of the European Union. A new announcement says that visas will be...

UK Variant: WHO Calls for Stricter Measures in Europe

As the UK variant of Covid-19 spreads across Europe, the World Health Organization has called for European nations to enact stricter measures to curb its transmission. Hans Kluge, the Europe Director of the WHO, stated on Thursday that more measures,...

Moderna Vaccine Approved by EU

The Moderna vaccine against the coronavirus was approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Wednesday.

Temple of Aphrodite Found in Turkey

A 2,500-year-old temple of Aphrodite was unearthed by a team of Turkish archaeologists at a dig in the Urla-Cesme peninsula of western Turkey.

Fashion Designer Pierre Cardin Passes Away at Age 98

French-Italian fashion designer Pierre Cardin passed away on Tuesday at the age of 98. Known for his revolutionary styles which did away with the bulky silhouettes of the 1950s, his designs were worn by the likes of the Beatles...

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...

Greece Starts Coronavirus Vaccination Operation

It is official: the first coronavirus vaccines were administered in Greece and across the European Union on Sunday, December 27, 2020. A new, brighter chapter gradually begins, offering a glimpse of hope to all those who have suffered so much...

Experts Unearth Spectacular Street Food Shop in Pompeii, Italy

A fascinating discovery of a spectacular street food shop was made recently by archaeologists in Pompeii, southern Italy. Experts unearthed an entire food shop that sold ready-to-eat meals to passersby, in what appears to be a proper street food shop,...

Greece Classed Among Countries With Lowest COVID Positivity Rates in EU

Greece is now marked as ''green'' in the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) maps for the coronavirus. This is because the test positivity rate of the COVID-19 fell below four percent and the notification rate is lower...