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One Epidemic Prepares Us for Another – But the World Often Forgets the Lessons
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Graying Greece Will Have Europe’s Oldest Population by 2030
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Unchecked, Turkey Threatens Greece, Cyprus Against Energy Drilling
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Herakleidon Reveals Glories of Ancient Greek Science and Tech
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Deal on Biden's $2T Plan Edges Closer; Harris Is "Confident"

Biden to Meet Pope Francis Amid Some Rifts with US Bishops

There's an intriguing subplot to President Joe Biden's upcoming meeting with Pope Francis.

New York: Early Voting Begins; Mayorships, Amendments at Stake

ALBANY, N.Y. — New Yorkers began casting ballots Saturday in elections for local and county offices in an early voting period that will run through Oct. 31.

NKorea Slams US for Supporting Taiwan in Nod to Ally China

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Saturday accused the Biden administration of raising military tensions with China through its "reckless" backing of Taiwan...

Unchecked, Turkey Threatens Greece, Cyprus Against Energy Drilling

NICOSIA -- Cypriot plans to drill for energy in its own waters has riled Turkey - which claims the seas around the island where it has occupied the northern third since an unlawful 1974 invasion.

Invest Cyprus Praised in Global Competition for Its Reforms to Boost Investment

NICOSIA – Invest Cyprus has been singled out for praise in a global competition to find and award the international best practices of investment promotion agencies for its reforms to improve the investment ecosystem on the island for tech investors.

Limbo in A Blue Tent: African Asylum-Seekers Stuck on Cyprus

NICOSIA— It seems a strange place to pitch a tent.

Is the Grape Therapy Diet Really a Good Choice?

One of the most famous and powerful quotes of Odysseas Elytis is: “If Greece was destroyed, you can rebuild it with an olive tree, a vineyard and a boat”.

Eating the Right Insects Can Provide Nutrition ... and Might Be Good for the Planet

The notion of biting into a bug or chewing on a cricket might make some people a bit squeamish.

Aromatherapy Spray Linked to US Deaths Faces Recall

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials may have solved the mystery of how four people in different states came down with a serious tropical disease even though none had...

Grand Teton Joins Yellowstone in Breaking Tourism Records

MOOSE, Wyo.— Just nine months into 2021, Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park already has had its busiest year on record.

Thailand Easing Tourist Quarantine Rules in November

BANGKOK — Thailand is accelerating plans to reopen the country to foreign tourists, slashing mandatory quarantines beginning Nov. 1 for fully-vaccinated visitors...

Russian COVID Spike Persists, Setting New Death Record

MOSCOW — Russia is reporting a record high number of coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths as the country approaches a week of nonworking days aimed at stemming...

Ukraine Sees New Record High in Virus Deaths, Infections

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine's coronavirus infections and deaths reached all-time highs for a second straight day Friday, in a growing challenge for the country with...

Sri Lanka Gives Booster Shots to Front-Line Workers, Seniors

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka on Saturday announced plans to offer booster shots to front-line workers followed by the elderly as the island nation gears up to further...