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Team of Greek Scientists Discover Greater Number of Gene Variants on Height

Researchers have pinpointed 83 genetic variants that could affect the height of a person and their findings have been published in "Nature" magazine. Part of...

Cretan Products and Cuisine Promoted in Binz, Germany

The Cretan products and the Cretan diet and cuisine were successfully promoted in an event held in the town of Binz, Germany. The Deputy Governor...

British Airways to Introduce Direct Flights From London to Skiathos this Summer

British Airways on Tuesday announced the introduction of direct flights from London City Airport to the Greek island of Skiathos starting this summer. This...

EU Debates Whether Yazidi Refugees Merit Special Protection

Yazidi children play soccer in the biting winter wind outside the northern Greek refugee camp of Agios Athanasios. The camp is reserved for Yazidis, thousands...

Italy Rescues 1,000 Migrants Foundering in Mediterranean

Italy's coast guard said Friday that it had rescued about 1,000 migrants from leaky boats in the Mediterranean; one person was found dead. Officials said...

Research Led by Greek Scientist Finds ‘Brain Viagra’ May Hide in Kisspeptin

A British scientific team, led by a Greek scientist, found that a hormone called kisspeptin can enhance limbic brain activity specifically in response to...

Director Costa Gavras Honorary Guest of the Greek Film Festival in Berlin

The Greek Film Festival in Berlin opened with the film “Amen” by Costa Gavras. The presence of the acclaimed director at Hellas Filmbox Berlin as...

Refugees, Migrants Risk Death as Bitter Cold Grips Europe

U.N. aid agencies are appealing to authorities in Europe to assist and protect thousands of refugees and migrants trying to survive the harsh winter...

Gunman Kills 39 in Istanbul Nightclub Attack on New Year’s Eve

At least thirty-nine people have been killed and dozens more were wounded in the first hours of 2017 early Sunday, in an attack on...

38 Dead, 166 Injured in Explosions Outside Istanbul Stadium

Turkey has declared a day of mourning on Sunday after twin explosions killed at least 38 people and injured another 166 on Saturday, reports...