Greek-Born Jewish Entrepreneur Joseph Nissim Dies At 100

Joseph Nissim, the Thessaloniki Jew who escaped from the Nazis, fought in WWII and later created the "Bolton Group" business empire in Italy, has...

Calabrian Greek, a Language on the Brink of Extinction (Video)

There are two minority Greek languages officially recognized in Italy's south. Greko and Griko -- both spoken by the "Calabrian Greeks" -- are both...

The Breathtaking Ancient Greek Ruins of Italy (photos)

When you think about Italy and ruins, your mind's eye automatically brings up scenes of the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. However, Italy is...

Sensual Fresco of Spartan Queen Discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists recently unearthed a fresco on the walls of a bedroom in the ruins of ancient Pompeii which depicts a sensual scene of the...

Collapse of Mount Etna Could Trigger Tsunami in the Ionian Sea, Scientists Warn

Mount Etna in Sicily, Europe’s biggest active volcano, is slipping eastwards into the sea, and scientists fear that it could trigger a catastrophic tsunami. Scientists...

2,000-Year-Old Greek Tomb Painting Found in Italy

A 2,000-year-old painting depicting a naked servant carrying a jug of wine and a vase, has been discovered inside a tomb in Cumae, which...

Congress in Italy pays Homage to Greece

The international congress ''Greece, Magna Greece, Europe'' held in Reggio Calabria, Italy, on Saturday and Sunday, will pay homage to the roots of Europe...

Death Toll from Virus of West Nile Rises Sharply Across Europe, EU Agency Warns

The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control has warned that the reported cases of people who were contaminated by the virus of West...

Many Feared Dead in Italy Bridge Collapse

Reports from Genoa, Italy suggest many people may have been killed when a motorway bridge suddenly gave way on Tuesday. The major structure collapsed during...

Fireball Rocks Italian Highway (photos, video)

Shocking images have shown the moment an explosion ripped across a highway in Italy. The blast took place on Monday afternoon, near the airport in...