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Greek Lawyer George Bizos, Who Saved Nelson Mandela, Passes Away at 92

George Bizos, the Greek-South African human rights lawyer who fought apartheid and saved Nelson Mandela from a death sentence during the Rivonia Trial, passed...

Syrian City Lays Cornerstone for New Hagia Sophia Cathedral

In war-torn Syria, as citizens try to deal with an almost total breakdown of their society after their country served as a battleground for...

Lady Sursock, Matriarch of Beirut Family, Dies of Blast Injuries

Yet another victim of the senseless explosion in Beirut caused by the improper storage of seized ammonium nitrate, Lady Yvonne Sursock Cochrane passed away...

Koreans Sing Greek Song in Popular TV Talent Show

The Greek song "Ti Pathos" (What Passion) by Giorgos Dalaras, with lyrics and music by Dimitris Lagios from Zakynthos, was chosen by two contestants...

The Many Perils of Mining the Seas

  By Elizabeth De Santo, Elizabeth Mendenhall and Elizabeth Nyman Mining the ocean floor for submerged minerals is a little-known, experimental industry. But soon it will...

Lebanon To Go Into Coronavirus Lockdown for Two Weeks

  The beleaguered nation of Lebanon must be put into lockdown for two weeks because of the huge spike in the number of coronavirus infections...

Turkey, Iran Angered Over UAE Opening Diplomatic Relations with Israel

  It was announced at the White House on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates has now opened diplomatic relations with Israel as part of...

Greece Offers Restoration Expertise to Lebanon for Monuments Destroyed in Explosion

  The Culture and Sports Ministry of Greece has offered Lebanon help with the necessary restoration work in museums and monuments in their capital city...

Auckland Back Into Lockdown Mode as New Coronavirus Cases Surface in New Zealand

National health authorities in New Zealand announced on Tuesday that they were once again locking down the country's largest city after four new cases...

Lebanese Government Resigns in Wake of Explosion

  The government of Lebanon stepped down on Monday evening, just seven says after the enormous explosion at the city's port which leveled a large...