Substance Given to Odysseus in Greek Mythology Could Reduce Symptoms of Diabetes

Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. There is no treatment for the condition as a whole, which means...

Greek and British Scientists Create Artificial Bile Ducts

Cambridge scientists have developed a new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts that could in the future be used to help treat...

EasyJet Founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou Plans to ‘Give Away’ His Riches

The founder of EasyJet, billionaire Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, will be giving away the majority of his fortunes, according to his letter on the Giving Pledge site. The Giving...

Athens Social Services Receive €200,000 in Donations From Greeks in Germany

Greek-Germans have contributed some 200,000 euros in donations to the City of Athens' social services thanks to a joint initiative with a clinic in the...

Muslims Call the Faithful to Pray in Hagia Sophia

A group called "Youth of the East" is calling on Muslims to gather for morning prayer in Hagia Sophia on Saturday, an ANT1 television...

Hidden Greek Celebrities in Turkish Cinema

It is hard to image a world where actors are not considered the privileged and admired members of a society. However, in Turkey this...

Ecumenical Patriarch Speaks of Reconciliation While Visiting Community of Taizé, France

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew spoke about reconciliation and the need to promote Christian unity during his visit to the ecumenical monastic order of Taizé in...

Greek Woman Becomes One of the Richest in Turkey After Inheriting $3 Bln Fortune

A woman of Greek origin has become one of the richest people in Turkey after winning an 8-year legal battle over the inheritance of...

Christine Lagarde’s Statement on the Explosion in the IMF’s Paris Office

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has made the following statement today in Frankfurt, Germany: “I have been informed about the...

Europe’s Highest Court Gives Employers Right to Ban Religious Symbols at Work

The European Court of Justice has recognized the right of employers to prohibit the use of visible religious symbols such as the hijab in...