Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

World

FDA Rejects Pfizer’s Booster Shot Request

A Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory panel voted against giving Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine booster shot to the majority of the population. The FDA decided that booster shots would only be necessary for those over the age of 65 as...

Ozone Hole Over South Pole Has Become Larger than Antarctica

The hole in the ozone layer that reemerges with the changing of the seasons has now grown larger than the size of Antarctica. Scientists from the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service announced on Thursday that the hole has grown...

Why an American Think Tank Brands Bitcoin ‘a Scam’

An American think-tank called the Gravel Institute recently released a new video explaining why it believes Bitcoin is a scam akin to a Ponzi scheme. Writer and economist Doug Henwood spoke in the video explaining why he believed Bitcoin resembled...

Confucius and Socrates Statues Mark Greece-China Year of Culture

Statues of Confucius and Socrates were unveiled in Athens on Thursday to mark an event launching the "Greece-China Year of Culture & Tourism in 2021." The installation of sculptures titled "Confucius & Socrates: a Meeting" was donated by the Art...

King of Insta Hushpuppi Among the Worlds’ Biggest Fraudsters

Ramon Abbas, a Nigerian social media influencer known to his followers as "Hushpuppi," has been paying for his luxury lifestyle with organized crime. Abbas--who has nearly 3 million Instagram followers-- is currently up against a 20 year prison sentence. Abbas...

Scientists Develop “AstroCrete” Concrete for Affordable Housing on Mars

The University of Manchester has developed a "cosmic concrete" called AstroCrete to make the colonization of Mars cost effective. The material is more durable than typical concrete and can function longer in Mars' challenging environment. The material is composed of...

SpaceX Inspiration4 Launches Crew of Private Citizens into Space

SpaceX's Inspiration4, a spaceflight manned by four 'everyday citizens,' has successfully launched into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida today. SpaceX completed its launch during a livestream after the company tweeted "All systems and weather are looking good...

AUKUS: US, UK and Australia Announce Pact in Effort to Stop China

President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that he will be working with the United Kingdom to help Australia get nuclear-powered submarines, a partnership the nations are calling "AUKUS." The countries' efforts are part of a larger movement headed by Biden...

World’s Oldest Mosaic Uncovered in Central Turkey

The world's oldest mosaic has been discovered in Yozgat, central Turkey. Archaeologist excavated the design in Yogat's Sorgun district. The mosaic measure 10 by 23 feet, is comprised of 3,147 stones, and is thought to be over 3,500 years old....

Apple Reveals New iPhone 13 Models with Improved Battery Life

Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the new models of the latest iPhone, the iPhone 13. The company streamed the showcase live on YouTube to over 2 million viewers. It was widely speculated in the lead up to the en that...

Witness in Netanyahu Corruption Trial Killed in Greece Plane Crash

A witness in the corruption trial of former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was killed along with his wife in a light plane crash in Greece on Monday. Israeli media report that the victims are Haim Garon, former Communications Ministry...

Two Killed in Private Airplane Crash Off the Coast of Samos

Two people died on Monday after a small airplane crashed off the coast of the island of Samos. The light private plane was making a trip from Israel to the Greek island with only two passengers. The plane crashed...

SpaceX Prepares to Send First All-Civilian Crew ‘Inspiration4’ to Space

Elon Musk's space exploration project SpaceX is preparing to send its first crew of private citizens to space. The ambitious mission, dubbed Inspiration4, will see four civilians embark on a three-day orbital flight around the Earth. Inspiration4 is set to...

Almost 30% of All Tree Species in the Wild are Facing Extinction

Almost 30% of tree species in the wild are facing extinction, according to a report published by the Botanic Gardens Conservation International. The group's report, entitled "the State of the World's Trees," concluded that 17,510 out of Earth's 58,497 documented...

The Kalash: A Tribe of Alexander the Great’s Descendants in Pakistan

The people of the Kalash tribe, who live in the Chitral district of Pakistan, believe they are descendants of Alexander the Great's troops who settled in the area about 23 centuries ago. Numbering only about 4,000, their unique culture is...