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‘Saint Stalin’ Religious Icon in Georgia’s Church Sparks Outrage

Georgian authorities are investigating a vandalism incident at Sameba Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi, Georgia, after an icon of Saint Matrona of Moscow alongside Joseph Stalin, was covered in paint. The religious icon first started to draw attention late last...

Was the Golden Fleece Mentioned in Greek Mythology Real?

The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the most famous stories in Greek mythology. It is a classic quest story, and the goal at the end of the quest is the Golden Fleece. This is what...

Historic Trump Mugshot Released After Surrender in Georgia

Donald Trump has surrendered in Georgia on charges of plotting to overturn the state's 2020 election results in an arrest that saw the first-ever mugshot of a former US president. It was his fourth arrest in five months in a...

Democrats Win Georgia and Outright US Senate Majority

Democratic senator Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia runoff election on Tuesday, ensuring Democrats an outright majority in the US Senate. President Joe Biden's party now holds the upper chamber of Congress by 51-49. The result...

Greek Chess Prodigy Ranked 3rd in the World

Greece is proudly rising in global chessboard as ten-year-old Greek chess champion Evangelia Siskou has won bronze in the World Individual Championship, which concluded on Tuesday in Batumi, Georgia. The Greek chess prodigy now ranks third in the world. Evangelia...

Archeologists Find 1.8 Million Year Old Human Tooth in Georgia

An early human species' tooth from about 1.8 million years ago has been discovered by archeologists in Georgia. The discovery, according to researchers, solidifies the area's status as the site of one of the first ancient and archaic human communities...

AHEPA Celebrates 100 Years Since it was Founded in Atlanta, Georgia

On July 26, 1922, AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) was founded by eight visionary Greek immigrants in Atlanta, Georgia. The Greek immigrants came together in a fraternal bond to form the Order of AHEPA to combat discrimination, bigotry, and...

Spiders Native to Asia Expected to Spread Across US East Coast

Researchers at the University of Georgia say the Joro spider, an invasive species native to east Asia, is expected to spread across the US east coast after thriving in Georgia last year. The spider, scientifically known as Trichonephila clavata, has...

EU to Evaluate Ukraine Accession to Bloc this Week

The EU Commission will evaluate Ukraine's accession bid in response to its emergency application for membership, which was signed by Ukrainian president Zelensky last week. The Commission must evaluate all EU membership bids while the process must be voted  upon...

Defendants in Ahmaud Arbery Trial Found Guilty

The three men on trial in the killing of the young black Georgia man Ahmaud Arbery were found guilty of murder on Wednesday. The jury declared that the three white men who saw Arbery jogging through their Glynn County neighborhood...