Kamila Shamsie Wins London Hellenic Prize for Book Inspired by Antigone

Author Kamila Shamsie's seventh novel, Home Fire, tells the contemporary story of a British-Muslim family's connections to the Islamic State (ISIS). However, the Pakistani-British writer's...

Costa-Gavras to Receive Lifetime Honor at European Film Awards

Greek director Costa-Gavras will receive an award for lifetime achievement at this year's European Film Awards. The legendary filmmaker who directed classics such as "Missing",...

Albanian and Kosovar Leaders Mull ‘Greater Albania’ by 2025

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama stoked controversy on Monday following a meeting in the city of Peja, Kosovo between representatives of the Albanian and Kosovo governments. Rama...

Bartholomew Blesses World’s Largest Orthodox Church in Romania

Photo: wikipedia Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew  on Sunday blessed the world's largest Orthodox church, located in Bucharest, Romania. He officiated at the ceremony along with Romanian...

Brexit Deal Approved by EU Leaders

European Union leaders on Sunday approved an agreement on Britain’s departure next year — the first time a member country will have left the...

British Officer Fired Over Death of Homeless Greek Man

A London police officer who threw a homeless man out of a Heathrow Airport police station and watched a DVD as he died outside...

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...

Greek Term ‘Toxic’ is Oxford’s Word of the Year for 2018 (video)

With its roots in the Ancient Greek word “toxikon,” the English word “toxic” has been crowned as the word of year in 2018 by...

U.K. Government in Crisis Over Brexit; Four Ministers Resign

The United Kingdom's Brexit Secretary, Dominic Raab, and the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Esther McVey, have resigned along with two junior...

FYROM’s Ex Premier Gruevski Requests Political Asylum in Hungary

The former Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Nikola Gruevski, posted a status on his personal Facebook page stating that...