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Erdogan Reopens Turkey’s Soumela Monastery After Restoration

  Soumela Monastery, the Greek Orthodox edifice built in 385 AD which was included on UNESCO's temporary list of World Heritage Sites in 2000, was...

Third-Century AD Statue of Woman Unearthed in Ancient Greek City of Perge

  The world has yet another archaeological treasure to study and admire this week as a statue created in the 300's AD was unearthed on...

Greece Reaches EU Consensus on Future Measures Against Turkey

  Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias announced on Monday that "at the request of Greece, a broad consensus was reached to proceed with a list...

European Tourism Gets off to Rocky Start in Summer of 2020

  Tourism in this unsettling Summer of 2020 is experiencing some rocky patches just a month or so after most European countries opened their gates...

Greek EU Minister Schinas Expresses Anger Over Muslim Prayers in Hagia Sophia

  "Turkey must finally decide what its broader geopolitical goal will be," said Margaritis Schinas, the European Commission's vice-president and Commissioner for the promotion of...

Macron calls for Sanctions on EEZ Violators in Mediterranean

  Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday for talks which included discussions on Turkey's current provocations as well...

Erdogan Invites World Leaders to Friday’s Muslim Prayer Service at Hagia Sophia

According to information published in the Turkish daily newspaper Hurriyet today, government officials there have sent out invitations to a number of officials to...

Russia Blamed in Coronavirus Research Hacking Attempt in UK

  European governments and officials in the United States on Thursday accused a group of computer hackers who they believe work for Russian intelligence of...

EU Foreign Ministers Condemn Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Decision

The European Union's foreign affairs leader Josep Borrell stated that the EU flatly "condemned the Turkish decision to convert such an emblematic monument as...

Polish Populist Duda Reelected by Slim Margin

    Polish President Adrzej Duda is the apparent winner in Sunday's electoral contest in that country, getting the nod over Warsaw's liberal mayor Rafal Trzaskowski...