Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Open Greek Orthodox Branch in Lithuania
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said on Tuesday he would work with Lithuania to establish a new branch of the Orthodox Church in the Baltic nation to ensure that believers are no longer under the sole supervision of Moscow. “Today a new...
Ukraine Garners Support in Bid to Join EU as Russian Threat Continues
Ukraine officials urged world leaders to issue additional sanctions against Russia on Wednesday while the presidents of Poland and Lithuania met today in Kyiv, giving their support to Ukraine in its EU bid. Saying other countries should "Hit Hard, Hit...
Greek Passenger on Harrowing Belarus Flight Diversion Drama
Passengers -among them a Greek national- described the scene inside plane that was ordered by Belarus to change course and land in Minsk
Belarus Dictator Forces Athens to Vilnius Flight to Land in Minsk
A Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius, Lithuania was forced to land in Belarus to allegedly facilitate the arrest of a dissident to President Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday. Aboard the plane was Roman Protasevich, a 26-year-old journalist who has criticized...
EU Chief Calls Summit as Belarus on Edge After Contested Election
The nation of Belarus is in a state of near-siege nine days after its authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko reportedly won the latest presidential election on August 9. Lukashenko, who has already served for 26 years, is facing widespread unrest...
Turkey Blamed for Pressuring NATO on Kurdish Issue for Own Political Gain
A new confrontation between Ankara and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) appears to have been taking place over the last several days, according to an exclusive report from Reuters published on Tuesday. Turkey has allegedly been blocking a NATO...
Uzupis: The Lilliputian European State Founded on Aristotelian Principles
Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, can be said to boast of a neighborhood like no other: one that became an independent state, based on Aristotle's principles. Meaning "beyond the river" or "the other side of the river" in the Lithuanian...
Greece Triumphs over Lithuania to Advance to QF of Eurobasket (video)
Greece produced an excellent performance to win against favorites Lithuania 77-64. The national team maintained a lead from the beginning of the game and were comfortable winners at the end. Nick Kalathes and Costas Sloukas were the stars in Greece’s performance. Led...
OECD: Greece Among Countries with Less Alcohol Consumption Per Capita
A recent OECD report revealed that Lithuania has the highest per capita consumption of alcoholic beverages. On the other hand, Greece, occupies one of the lowest positions on this list. Specifically, Greece ranked 32nd among the 44 countries classified...
Moody's: Grexit Could have Serious Consequences for Eurozone
Downside risks to the euro area credit outlook still remain, Moody's ratings agency said on Tuesday. The ratings agency noted in a report that while the current confrontation between the new Greek government and its euro area creditors...
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