Ancient Church Discovered Under Turkish Lake

The remains of a 1,500-year-old basilica constructed in honor of St. Neophytos have now emerged after water levels in Lake Iznik in the province...

WHO Warns Europe After New Coronavirus Spike Exceeds March Numbers

The regional director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Hans Kluge, had stern words for the nations in the European Union in a Thursday...

“Preposterous” US-Turkey Deal Could Lead to Pillage of Cultural Heritage

In these days of severely heightened tensions originating from Turkey's repeated incursions into the waters of the Eastern Mediterranean in search of oil and...

Raphael’s “School of Athens” Watches Over French Legislators Once Again

A tapestry depicting the Italian painter Raphael's masterpiece, featuring great figures from  ancient Greek history, is once again adorning Plenary Hall in the French...

Oxford-Astra Zeneca Vaccine Trials Resume After Brief Pause

Scientists and many others across the world expressed relief this week after trials were restarted last Saturday for the Oxford University--Astra Zeneca coronavirus vaccine. Slated...

AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Suspended

AstraZeneca said on Tuesday it has suspended trials of the coronavirus vaccine that it is developing with the University of Oxford after one of...

French Star Gérard Depardieu Baptized as Orthodox Christian

The beloved French star of a string of award-winning films such as "Cyrano de Bergerac," "The Last Metro," and "Police," actor Gerard Depardieu converted...

Turkey Demolishes Greek Orthodox Church Known as “Hagia Sophia of Bursa”

Turkish authorities on Wednesday demolished a historic Greek Orthodox church in the region of Bursa, north-western Turkey, which had been abandoned. The Georgios Greek Orthodox...

Scotland, Wales Add Greece to Quarantine Travel List; England Resists

England is continuing to allow travelers to arrive from Greece without quarantining despite Scotland and Wales acting with an abundance of caution over concerns...

Street Artist Banksy Launches Refugee Rescuer in the Mediterranean

  As accusations of forcible pushbacks of refugees by a number of countries in the Mediterranean basin, including Greece, proliferate, Banksy, the famous but anonymous...