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  • Portugal is no longer a problem for Europe

    05/13/2024 8:52:35 PM PDT · by Cronos · 5 replies
    El Pais ^ | 13 May 2024 | Terexia Constenla
    The economy is experiencing a golden moment thanks to exports and tourism after cleaning up its accounts. But the country has paid a price in migration of qualified workers and reduction of public services. Ten years after the departure of the “men in black” — the international managers of the European Commission, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank who cleaned up Portugal’s accounts with a machete, the country has emerged as the most diligent student in southern Europe. In 2023, for the first time, public debt fell below 100% of GDP (it stood at 98.7%) and there was a...
  • Friendship Initiative’ Greece and Turkey Seek to Forge Ties to Promote Middle East Stability

    05/12/2024 7:37:09 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 May 2024 | BREITBART LONDON
    NKARA, Turkey (AP) – Old foes Turkey and Greece will test a five-month-old friendship initiative Monday when Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visits Ankara. The two NATO members, which share decades of mutual animosity, a tense border and disputed waters, agreed to sideline disputes last December. Instead, they´re focusing on trade and energy, repairing cultural ties and a long list of other items placed on the so-called positive agenda. Here’s a look at what the two sides hope to achieve and the disputes that have plagued ties in the past: Mitsotakis is to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
  • VIDEO: 37 Year Old Eurovision Contestant Acts Like Petty Child While Israeli Singer Interviewed

    05/10/2024 6:57:44 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 12 replies
    Rumble ^ | May 10, 2024 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOWatch the incredible level of extremely childish pettiness displayed by Greek Eurovision contestant Marina Satti while Israeli contestant Eden Golan was being interviewed. However, don't blame Greece entirely for Satti's behavior. Although her mother is Greek, her father was a Sudanese Arab. It will be interesting to see if Satti will apologize SINCERELY for her horrible behavior or will she continue to act like a pathetic child.
  • Greece: Rioters storm hotel in Athens with Israeli tourists; police deploy tear gas. Situation escalating in Athens.

    05/08/2024 12:08:05 AM PDT · by KingofZion · 41 replies
    Breaking News Today ^ | May 7, 2024 | admin
    RIOT IN ATHENS AS MOB TRIES TO BREAK INTO HOTEL Details of the Incident In a shocking turn of events, chaos erupted in Athens as a mob of rioters attempted to break into a hotel where a group of Israeli tourists were staying. The situation quickly escalated as the mob stormed the hotel, prompting riot police to intervene and deploy tear gas to disperse the crowd. Location and Participants The incident took place in the heart of Athens, a popular destination for tourists from around the world. The group of Israeli tourists had been enjoying their stay in the city...
  • Read Your Children Aesop’s Fables

    05/07/2024 7:45:45 AM PDT · by blueunicorn6 · 15 replies
    Experience | 7 May 2024 | blueunicorn6
    Read to your children from Aesop’s Fables. Read them the story of The Goose That Laid The Golden Eggs. This will teach them about greed and how the Democrat Party is killing The USA. Read them the story of The Dog With The Bone. This will also teach them about greed and envy and how the Democrat party is killing The USA. We had a copy of Aesop’s Fables in our house when I was a child. The stories are thousands of years old. They teach you that the nature of humans hasn’t changed much over that time. There have...
  • 1821: Athanasios Diakos, Greek War of Independence hero

    04/24/2024 3:43:11 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 1 replies ^ | April 24, 2019 | Headsman
    Greek independence hero Athanasios Diakos died by Ottoman impalement on this date in 1821.* Though he acquired his nickname Diakos (“deacon”) from a youthful spell in a monastery, this fellow Athanasios (English Wikipedia entry | Greek) while the Turks still governed Greece made his way as a klepht — Greece’s version of the Balkan hybrid outlaw/guerrilla archetype, similar to the hajduk figures among the South Slavs. All of these outlaw types took to the mountains where they could subsist as brigands and mercenaries beyond the reach of the Porte, and seek opportunities where they might to strike at Ottomans. Many...
  • Greece ‘First in Europe’ to Ban Bottom Trawling in All Marine Protected Areas

    04/17/2024 4:22:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Greek Reporter ^ | April 17, 2024 | Tasos Kokkinidis
    Greece will ban bottom trawling in all of its marine protected areas by 2030, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday making the the country the first in Europe to announce such a ban. Speaking at the Our Ocean Conference in Athens, he said the country would become the first to bring an end to the damaging fishing practice in these protected areas. It will be banned in Greece’s three national marine parks – one of which is the largest in the East Mediterranean Sea – by 2026 with the rest following before the end of the decade. Bottom...
  • This Ancient Food Could Help Keep Astronauts Alive on Long Haul Space Missions

    04/10/2024 10:47:57 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    The Debrief ^ | APRIL 10, 2024 | MJ Banias
    Astronauts face significant perils while in space. Multiple studies indicate that humans who spend long enough in orbit may experience a range of health maladies that include weight loss, immune system weakening, loss in bone density, vision loss, and even mysterious headaches. However, new research is revealing how an ancient food product used for millennia may help alleviate some of the risks that astronauts face, and it tastes good too. In a joint project between the European Space Agency, the Italian Space Agency, and the Council for Agricultural Research and Analysis of Agricultural Economics, a team of researchers and astronauts...
  • List Of Ancient Egyptian Inventions List Of Ancient Greek Inventions

    04/09/2024 12:25:00 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 29 replies
    Ancient Egypt, renowned for its rich culture and enduring legacy, was a civilization of remarkable ingenuity and innovation. From monumental architecture to intricate writing systems, the ancient Egyptians left an indelible mark on human history with their numerous inventions and technological advancements. Here, we explore fifteen of the most significant inventions that exemplify the ingenuity and creativity of this ancient civilization. 1. Papyrus: Among the most enduring contributions of ancient Egypt is the invention of papyrus, a paper-like material made from the papyrus plant. This versatile writing medium revolutionized communication, allowing Egyptians to record their history, literature, and administrative documents...
  • Turkish Cypriot Leader Warns Cyprus Could Turn Into Gaza

    04/07/2024 7:10:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Greek Reporter ^ | April 6, 2024 | Tasos Kokkinidis
    Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar warned on Friday that “one tiny mistake” could turn Cyprus into “a new Gaza”. Tatar, not recognized as a head of state by the international community, also suggested that Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan may soon recognize the north. Turkey is the only country that recognizes the so-called Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. in an interview with the British newspaper The Daily Telegraph, said, “A mistake or a misunderstanding such as the shooting of a Turkish soldier on the Green Line… would provoke a bomb between the two populations.” “If you shoot one Turkish soldier, you...
  • Why The Ancient Greeks Couldn't See Blue [6:39]

    04/02/2024 9:39:44 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 24, 2020 | AsapSCIENCE
    Why The Ancient Greeks Couldn't See Blue | 6:39AsapSCIENCE | 10.6M subscribers | 7,637,162 views | November 24, 2020
  • Greece would 'absolutely' be interested in purchasing Canadian LNG: Greek PM

    03/26/2024 7:18:47 PM PDT · by Jonty30 · 5 replies ^ | March 24, 2024 | Spencer Van Dyk
    Greece would “of course” be interested in purchasing Canada’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) if the resource could be made available to the Mediterranean country, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says. Mitsotakis sat down with CTV’s Question Period host Vassy Kapelos in Montreal for an exclusive interview airing Sunday, during the prime minister’s visit to Canada over the weekend. Canada has eight LNG projects “in various stages of development,” according to Natural Resources Canada. The first export facility is slated to begin operations next year with shipments destined for some Asian countries. But whether Canada can and should plan to also...
  • New trigonometry is a sign of the time

    09/18/2005 8:41:47 AM PDT · by cloud8 · 251 replies · 6,170+ views ^ | September 16, 2005
    Mathematics students have cause to celebrate. A University of New South Wales academic, Dr Norman Wildberger, has rewritten the arcane rules of trigonometry and eliminated sines, cosines and tangents from the trigonometric toolkit. What's more, his simple new framework means calculations can be done without trigonometric tables or calculators, yet often with greater accuracy. Established by the ancient Greeks and Romans, trigonometry is used in surveying, navigation, engineering, construction and the sciences to calculate the relationships between the sides and vertices of triangles. "Generations of students have struggled with classical trigonometry because the framework is wrong," says Wildberger, whose book...
  • How Alexander the Great’s Army Horses Discovered Himalayan Salt

    03/11/2024 12:55:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Greek Reporter ^ | March 10, 2024 | Alexander Gale
    During their numerous conquests across much of the known world, Alexander the Great and his horse Bucephalas led the elite Macedonian cavalry. According to one legend, they even discovered Himalayan salt, famous today for its pinkish tint and its essential trace elements required by the body. The horses had worked hard in battle and on the trail and during a moment of respite licked the salt-covered rocks in the hills overlooking the Hyaspes River. This alerted the soldiers to the salt deposits there. Whether the anecdote is true or not, it speaks to the bond between horse and rider and...
  • Italian Catholics reverting to ancient Roman gods, seers and sorcerers

    03/05/2024 8:47:42 AM PST · by ebb tide · 33 replies
    The Catholic Herald ^ | March 5, 2024 | Jules Gomes
    Italian Catholics reverting to ancient Roman gods, seers and sorcerersA startling number of lapsed Catholics in Italy are reverting to the deities of ancient Rome and turning to pagan seers, astrologers and psychics, attesting to a potentially catastrophic collapse of Catholicism in its traditional bastion. Over 160,000 sorcerers are doing brisk business in the occult and New Age practises, with over three million Italians consulting the so-called “maghi” every year for advice. This involves shelling out an astronomical €8 billion, according to data from the Osservatorio Antiplagio. Between 10 to 13 million Italians – almost all of them baptised Catholics...
  • Russian missile strike hits near Zelensky motorcade in Odessa

    03/06/2024 7:35:28 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 52 replies
    Washington Post MSN ^ | 3/6/2024 | Isabelle Khurshudyan
    A Russian missile strike appeared to target Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday, landing near his motorcade in the Black Sea port city of Odessa, where the president was meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Zelensky and members of the Greek delegation were not harmed, despite the missile landing some 500 feet away, Greek officials told the Protothema news outlet. The Ukrainian presidential office did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Zelensky and Mitsotakis were visiting the Odessa port around 10:40 a.m. when air-raid sirens could be heard. The explosion then occurred within minutes. “We witnessed the...
  • The Greek Rivals Who United and Brought Souvlaki to Colombia

    02/25/2024 2:39:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    Greek Reporter ^ | February 25, 2024 | Nick Kampouris
    The story of two Greek immigrants in Colombia serves as a lesson of what the nation can achieve when united. Petros Gkrilis and George Sitaras come from Thessaloniki. They are fanatic supporters of the city’s eternal rivals PAOK and Aris respectively. They proudly wear their club’s jerseys in Colombia, speak with passion about their love for their idols back in Greece and they both claim their team is the jewel in Thessaloniki’s sports crown. Yet they have managed to show to the entire world that football rivalries are nothing compared to all the other things in life which unite people...
  • Divers Recover Lost 'Temple of Zeus' Sculpture From Sea Bed

    02/18/2024 11:04:07 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 45 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Published Feb 12, 2024, Updated Feb 16, 2024 | Aristos Georgiou
    ...The stone relief, which depicts a prancing horse, was located near the mouth of the Akragas River off the coast of San Leone—a town on the southern coast of Sicily.... One of Italy's 20 regions, the island is located just off the "toe" of the country's "boot."Sicily was first settled by ancient Greek colonists in the 8th century B.C., although the island was eventually conquered by the Romans in the 3rd century B.C...While more research needs to be conducted to uncover the true nature of the find, experts believe it may have been designed as decoration for the Temple of...
  • Greece legalizes same-sex ‘marriage’ and adoption of children

    02/18/2024 2:26:28 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 7 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 2/16/24 | Emily Mangiaracina
    Greece on Thursday became the first Orthodox Christian country to legalize same-sex “marriage” and adoption of children. In a move signaling the widespread departure of the country from its Orthodox Christian roots, Greece’s Parliament approved the landmark legislation with 176 voting in favor and 76 against. Two legislators abstained from the vote, and 46 were not present in the house. The legislation was drafted by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who pledged his support for legal same-sex “marriage” days into his second term. Mitsotakis, who belongs to the New Democracy party’s moderate faction, celebrated the law’s passage in a post on...
  • From Ancient Greece To Modern Mexico: The Inauguration Of The Monumental Antikythera Mechanism In Hermosillo

    02/17/2024 10:57:26 PM PST · by Red Badger · 16 replies ^ | February 18, 2024 | By Dimosthenis Vasiloudis
    > Ancient Wisdom, Modern Marvel: The Greek-Mexican Collaboration Behind the Hermosillo Antikythera Mechanism On the evening of February 8th, the garden of the Physics Research Department at the University of Sonora in Hermosillo became the focal point of a remarkable cultural and scientific event. The Inauguration and Commissioning Ceremony of the Monumental Antikythera Mechanism for Hermosillo (MAMH) unfolded, marking a significant milestone in the collaboration between Greek and Mexican scientists and craftsmen. This event not only celebrated the culmination of years of meticulous research and craftsmanship but also the enduring spirit of international cooperation and the shared human quest for...