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Greece’s Financial Deal Ends in Protests

Greece’s Financial Deal Ends in Protests

Downtown Athens, Greece has been overcome by fighting between police and protesters after an initial anti-government demonstration, following last month’s election when the nation’s far-left-minded Syriza political party assumed power in parliament. Scores of protesters threw gas-laden fire bombs and other debris at law enforcement officers and set fire to parked cars as the march advanced through […]

Greece Agrees to Bailout Package, EURO Rebounds

Greece Agrees to Bailout Package, EURO Rebounds

The agreement to approve Greece’s bailout package has brought relief and helped the Euro zone rebound. The bailout package for Greece has been one of the most hotly discussed and argued topics within the European Union for the past few weeks. With Greece threatening to exit the Euro zone with the support of Russia and […]

Russia Finds Ally in Greece

Russia Finds Ally in Greece

As EU leaders meet to discuss what actions should be taken in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, Russia may have found an ally in Greece. On Sunday, Greece voted into office new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, a member of the new left-wing Syriza party. Tsipras is positioned to address two of the biggest issues […]

NATO Training Exercise Results in 10 Dead [Video]

NATO Training Exercise Results in 10 Dead [Video]

During a NATO flight exercise Monday, a Greek F16 crashed into other parked aircraft resulting in 10 dead and about 21 injured. The crash occurred at 3:20 p.m. local time after taking off from Albacete, Spain, about 160 miles southwest from Madrid. Among the dead were two Greeks and eight French. Of the injured, 10 […]

Greek Ministry Reports Distress Signal From Vessel

Greek Ministry Reports Distress Signal From Vessel

The Greek Shipping Ministry has reported a distress signal from a ship called the Blue Sky M, sailing off the island of Corfu. The Moldovan-flagged vessel is thought to be carrying migrants, though no more specific information has been released yet about the cargo or passengers. The distress signal indicated that there were individuals aboard who […]

Ferry Outside Greece Catches Fire, One Dies

Ferry Outside Greece Catches Fire, One Dies

Sunday afternoon, a ferry outside of Greece caught fire with passengers on board. One man trying to escape was killed in the attempt while the rest remained on board, hoping for rescue. The ship left from Greece and was headed for Italy. The ferry was carrying more than 400 passengers and 50 crew members. The […]

Police to Investigate Report of Greek Woman Trying to Escape From Her Coffin After Funeral

Police to Investigate Report of Greek Woman Trying to Escape From Her Coffin After Funeral

Police in the Greek town of Peraia, near Thessaloniki in the north of the country, said they will investigate a report of a woman attempting to escape from her coffin, shortly after her funeral Thursday. Approximately one hour after being buried at a local cemetery, the 45-year-old women, who had died of cancer, was heard […]

Lost Early Christian ‘Gospel’ Has Apparently Been Rediscovered

Lost Early Christian ‘Gospel’ Has Apparently Been Rediscovered

Apparently an ancient Jewish/Christian “Gospel”, one that had been forgotten about and lost, never to be a part of the Bible, but dates back to the original days of the advent of Christianity, has been rediscovered. For anyone who investigates ancient Christianity or prehistoric Judaism, such a discovery is extremely thrilling. This happened when a […]

Greece Vacation: Amazing Caves and an Ancient Tourist Attraction [Videos]

Greece Vacation: Amazing Caves and an Ancient Tourist Attraction [Videos]

Anyone thinking of a vacation in Greece this autumn could not go wrong by visiting these unusual locations, including unique and amazing caves along with an ancient tourist attraction, once popularized by the Romans. Both located on the Peloponnese peninsula, these places are a little off the beaten track but totally worth the effort. The […]

Argentina Just lit the Fuse on the Dynamite Called Revolution

Argentina Just lit the Fuse on the Dynamite Called Revolution

Argentina is following the same path as Egypt, Syria, Venezuela, Greece and other counties where populism as a lifestyle is coming to a halt and citizens take to the street in waves of protest. Years of spending, corruption and graft by the Argentine government has made the country cash-strapped. As is typical with populist countries, […]

Global Economy Affects Americans

Global Economy Affects Americans

Most Americans act as though the global economy does not apply to them and many tend to ignore what happens in the rest of the world. Living in the US gives many the sense that they enjoy a financial bubble protecting them from the economics of the rest of the globe. Feeling that what goes […]

Earthquake Rocks Greece Monday Morning

Earthquake Rocks Greece Monday Morning

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake was just reported on Monday morning at about 3:08 a.m. UTC. The earthquake was centered just about seven miles to the northwest of Lixourion, Greece, which is approximately 298 kilometers west of Athens. The exact coordinates of the epicenter were 38.292°N 20.337°E , at a depth of approximately 13.7 kilometers. This […]

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