First Kolumbo, next the moons


Robots used in last week’s international oceanographic seabed survey of Kolumbo, a submarine volcano about 7 kilometers northeast of the island of Santorini, discovered hitherto unknown hydrothermal vents forming cylindrical chimney structures, around which are flourishing bacterial communities.

COMMUNITY Animal Protection

Paralyzed bear, Usko, dies


A disabled bear, the world’s first to use a makeshift wheelchair to get around, has died, it was reported on Thursday. The 4-year-old bear, which had been living at the Arcturos sanctuary on Mount Vitsi in northern Greece, died on Monday.



Greek PM joins NATO leaders at London summit


NATO leaders including Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, join Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles for a group photo during a reception at Buckingham Palace in London Tuesday as they gathered to mark 70 years of the alliance. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (pictured in the middle row) will meet Wednesday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump (both in the front row). [AP]