Talks in Brussels did not end in a deal needed to unlock Greece’s next installment of multi-billion euro bailout.
A Greek drama rarely ends after just one act or scene and although the recent new bailout talks haven’t really been extensively covered by the media, the Greek population will once again have to make sacrifices to make sure the country...Show More Summary
The last monitor lizard in Europe is discovered.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fossils from Greece and Bulgaria of an ape-like creature that lived 7.2 million years ago may fundamentally alter the understanding of human origins, casting doubt on the view that the evolutionary lineage that led to people arose in Africa. Show More Summary
Today's Eurogroup meeting on Greece ended in no agreement and extends the current tranche negotiations into June 15, the date of the next Eurogroup meeting.For the background:Greece is an economy brought to its knees The post Eurogroup and Greece: Wrestling Defeat from the Claws of Victory was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Hellenic Police on Saturday arrested three men at Grevena, northwestern Greece, for illegal possession of antiquities of archaeological and scientific value (Philip Chrysopoulos, 'Greek Police Arrest 3 Antiquity Smugglers at Grevena ' Greek Reporter May 21, 2017). Show More Summary
Hopes for a breakthrough in negotiations for cash-strapped Greece were dashed again and another deadline was set. Greece once again failed to get approval from its European creditors to receive … Click to Continue »
TED-Ed offers a brief guide to history’s deadliest colors, from lead white in Ancient Greece to “Paris Green” in the 18th century.
Efforts are underway to remove hundreds of refugees from an unhygienic makeshift camp at an ex-Olympics facility in greater Athens, a migration ministry source said Tuesday. "We are down there today to register the refugees' needs and officially inform them that they should relocate to organised camps," the source told AFP. Show More Summary
Germany's highest court has upheld a complaint by a Syrian whose asylum claim was rejected because he'd already been granted asylum in Greece. The man, whose name wasn't released, arrived … Click to Continue »
The Ionian island of Corfu, off the west coast of Greece, is 56 ks long but only 18 ks wide. Now some quick and messy history. Before the French Revolutionary Wars, the Ionian Islands had been part of the Republic of Venice. Then the...Show More Summary
One Afghan refugee's journey from his war-torn homeland resulted in him fighting Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party.
Greece will receive billions of euros to repay the institutions it has borrowed money from in time for a crucial July deadline, avoiding another situation that could plunge the country into crisis — as when it nearly defaulted on its loans in 2015. But the country will have to wait until next month...
Stop us if you've heard this story before. Insolvent Greece, having last week voted itself into even more austerity in hopes of unlocking some of the money promised it by Brussels so it can then use it to repay debt maturities owed to...Show More Summary
Fossils from Greece and Bulgaria of an ape-like creature that lived 7.2 million years ago may fundamentally alter the understanding of human origins, casting doubt on the view that the evolutionary lineage that led to people arose in Africa. Scientists said on Monday the creature, known as...
Today, Jochen Fuss and colleagues have published a new description of the morphology of a mandible of Graecopithecus freybergi, from Pyrgos Vassilissis Amalia, Greece: “Potential hominin affinities of Graecopithecus from the Late Miocene of Europe”. Show More Summary
It looks like we humans may have evolved from an ape-like creature found in Bulgaria and Greece, not Africa.
The Cannes Film Festival continues its exploration of bourgeois guilt and dysfunctional families with deeply disturbing films by Greece’s Yorgos Lanthimos and two-time Palme d’Or winner Michael Haneke.
(University of Toronto) Scientists analyzing 7.2 million-year-old fossils uncovered in modern-day Greece and Bulgaria suggest a new hypothesis about the origins of humankind, placing it in the Eastern Mediterranean and not -- as customarily assumed -- in Africa, and earlier than currently accepted. Show More Summary