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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...

Turkey Vows To Uphold Migration Deal With EU

Easing EU fears, a senior Turkish official on Saturday said his country would fully implement its part of a deal meant to keep migrants...

UN: Death Toll Among Refugees Crossing Mediterranean Is Highest Ever

The U.N. refugee agency estimates nearly 4,200 people have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea since Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body washed ashore...

Strong Earthquake Hits Central Italy

A strong earthquake shook central Italy early Wednesday causing extensive damage to areas near the epicenter and killing at least 120 people. The U.S. Geological...

Joint Greek-Bulgarian Traffic Control Teams in Border Regions

Joint teams of Bulgarian and Greek police are to control traffic in the regions of the border between the two countries from August 5...