There are ghosts in the ocean. Silent killers carried by the currents, wrapping themselves around reefs and claiming the lives of millions of marine creatures great and small, from sponges and tiny crustaceans to dolphins, sharks and whales.
“Turkey's Claims to the Eastern Mediterranean: Myth & Reality” was the topic of a presentation by Professor Theodore Kariotis, an expert on maritime law and issues pertaining to exclusive economic zones (EEZ), at a recent forum hosted by the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) in Washington.
Amid increasing economic uncertainties, waning democratic reflexes and international isolation, the Turkish electorate is also divided on a deeper, more existential issue: the role of religion in shaping the minds of the future.
Konstantinos Syros turned to cannabis 26 years ago after a motorcycle accident left him with deformed arm and debilitating pain that conventional treatments could not assuage. For years he had to buy it illegally. Now, he plans to grow it himself.
Renowned Greek artist and Athens School of Fine Arts professor Pavlos Samios will present a short film and discuss the composition, scale, colors and techniques used in the frieze of the Parthenon temple on the ancient Acropolis at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York on Thursday.
Chairman of Aegean Airlines Eftichios Vassilakis (r), CEO of Aegean Airlines Dimitris Gerogiannis (l) and CEO of Airbus Dr Tom Enders (c) are seen signing a deal for the order of up to 42 aircraft to renew the Greek carrier’s fleet of single-aisle planes, on Friday. [EPA]