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How Ancient Greek Knowledge Was Saved by the Islamic Golden Age

The Islamic Golden Age was a period during which science, literature, geometry, astronomy, and other fields of knowledge flourished from the eighth to the thirteenth century. Without the scholars of this period, who translated the works of the Ancient...

Israel Launches Missile Strike Against Iran

Israel has carried out a strike inside Iran, US officials say, a move that threatens to escalate regional conflict further. Iranian state media are citing unconfirmed reports of explosions in the central province of Isfahan. Iranian news reports say that...

Tesla Lays off Over 10 Percent of Its International Workforce

Tesla informed its employees that it is cutting over 10 percent of its worldwide staff, according to a memo obtained by Reuters on Monday. This decision comes as Tesla faces challenges such as declining sales and increased competition in...

Orthodox Church Leader Stabbed in Sydney

An ultra-conservative Orthodox Christian leader and several of his followers were stabbed at a church in western Sydney. This brought about a huge gathering outside the holy building, as hundreds of enraged people clashed with police. Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel...

Holy Icons and Relics in Christian Cairo

“Behold, the Lord rides on a swift cloud, and will come into Egypt.” - Isaiah 19:1 On a Biblical tour of the Holy Land, one might visit Jerusalem, Nazareth, and the Sea of Galilee. One might also be interested in visiting...

Fears Grow of an Imminent Attack by Iran on Israel

Fears are growing that Iran could hit Israel with missiles or drones in the next few days in apparent retaliation for the Israeli bombing of an Iranian consular building in Damascus on 1 April, which killed a top Islamic...

Exploring the Graeco-Roman Heritage of Nubia

Across the Mediterranean from Greece on the continent of Africa is the region of Nubia, an area that covers parts of what is now Upper Egypt and Sudan. This is where, in the days of antiquity, Greek warriors marched...

China’s Santorini Resembles the Greek Cosmopolitan Island

For Chinese that don't have an opportunity to visit Santorini in Greece, there is the Dream Land in Dali, in Southwest China’s Yunnan province that resembles the cosmopolitan Greek island. The resort is built on the side of the Cangshan...

The Greek Hero Who Rescued 10 Trapped Hikers After Taiwan Earthquake

Dimitris Belbas, a Greek tourist in Taiwan, saved 10 hikers from a gorge after the recent earthquake, according to a report in Taiwan News. Belbas was hiking on a trail at the landmark Taroko Gorge with his family when the...

UK and US Form World’s First Partnership on AI Safety

The UK and the US have signed a landmark deal that will see them collaborating to develop robust methods for evaluating the safety of artificial intelligence (AI) tools and the systems that form their foundation. It is the first agreement...

7.4 Earthquake Hits Taiwan

A major earthquake hit Taiwan on Wednesday morning, triggering tsunami warnings for the island as well as parts of Japan, some of which were later retracted. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the earthquake had a magnitude of 7.4,...

Aid Group Halts Operations in Gaza After Israeli Strike Kills 7 Staff

International aid charity World Central Kitchen (WCK) is suspending its operations in Gaza following the death of seven of its workers in an Israeli air strike. The charity said those killed were part of an aid convoy that was leaving...