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81-Year-Old Man Serenades Wife Outside Covid-19 Hospital

Stefano Bozzini, an 81-year old man living in Castel San Giovanni, Italy, decided to serenade his hospitalized wife by playing a selection of her favorite songs on his accordion on the street below on Monday. Unable to be with his...

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...

European Leaders Blast Erdogan after Tirade

Leaders from around Europe condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's inflammatory statements against French President Emmanuel Macron. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis condemned Erdogan's assertion that Macron need psychiatric treatment...

Award-Winning Greek-Swedish Filmmaker Explores Roots in Acclaimed New Movie

In his award-winning film "Whose Reality 2.0?," Greek-Swedish actor and filmmaker Nico Falcone Georgiadis plays a Greek immigrant taxi driver who has recently lost his daughter and faces discrimination in his new home country. The film also highlights narratives of...

French Star Gérard Depardieu Baptized as Orthodox Christian

The beloved French star of a string of award-winning films such as "Cyrano de Bergerac," "The Last Metro," and "Police," actor Gerard Depardieu converted to Orthodox Christianity in Paris on Friday. The 71-year-old actor, who has appeared in over 200...

Creative Protest for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles Held at the British Museum

After closing its doors for over 100 days due to Covid-19, the British Museum opened on Thursday. Among the first visitors to the museum were protestors demanding the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. During its period of closure,...

European Parliament Discusses Replacing FRONTEX with New Agency

The full revision of the EU border agency FRONTEX’s mandate and its renaming to European Border and Coast Guard (EBCG) to allow for a better and faster safeguarding of the EU's external borders was discussed in the session of...

Ban Ki-Moon: Responding to Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants

This September, the United Nations General Assembly will bring together world leaders to address one of the leading challenges of our time: responding to large movements of refugees and migrants. War, human rights violations, underdevelopment, climate change and natural disasters...

Greece and Cyprus Amongst Russia’s Top Destinations

Russian tourist operators have recorded an augmentation of 10-15% in demand for vacation in May, in comparison to last year, with popular destinations abroad being Greece, Cyprus, Spain, Montenegro, Italy, France, and the Czech Republic. Russians appear to prefer the...

Greek Conductor Teodor Currentzis Honored With KAIROS Prize

Teodor Currentzis, a Greek conductor who has founded his own orchestra in Siberia and has given the Opera in Perm an international status, is this year's laureate of the KAIROS prize. Since 2007, the KAIROS Prize is awarded to European artists and scientists...