For centuries, historians have assumed that 'primitive societies' couldn’t have possibly come up with advanced techniques on their own.
Athens can celebrate two consecutive quarters of growth. Berlin must stomach some weakness. Everyone should remember cheap money isn't free money.
Greek and Turkish Cypriots may get to vote again on whether to end 40 years of division.
The US election confirmed the death of an extraordinary economic era. Now, control of the next must be wrested from the emboldened nationalists.
Smugglers who transport migrants and refugees into the EU are both heroes and villains.
Referendums are not only divisive as tools of political democracy, they also turn everyday life into a new challenge.
Tents and food parcels are one thing, ready-built accommodation is another.
Perceptions of hordes of refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos have damaged tourism. But the refugees are dignified people, not beggars. An initiative is needed to bring tourists back to the island.
A group of activists is seeking to build a special community as an alternative response to the so-called migration crisis.
Ukraine desperately needs Chinese investment but, like many other countries in this position, this is giving rise to concerns about the consequences for its fragile democracy.
Greek authorities have clamped down on migrants trying take control of their destiny.
Dig into the details of the ancient Olympics and you find a lot of misinformation, but also a surprising amount in common with the modern games.
Researchers at a fertility clinic in Athens appear to have reversed the menopause in a small group of women – but will the science stand up to scrutiny?
A bronze artefact rescued from a Greek shipwreck could hold the secrets of the universe.
Radical right populists are on the brink of power in Austria and making gains across the region. And the European leaders who once were willing to publicly condemn them are silent now.
The number of refugees crossing the Aegean has dropped in recent months, but thousands are still stuck on a Greek island.
It's lunacy to believe you own the moon, so why is cultural heritage any different? The Parthenon sculptures at least belong together.
There is good reason to fear Brexit, but voting to stay in the EU is also a chance to restore the vision of the founding fathers.
A Syrian asylum seeker has been permitted to stay in Greece on the grounds that Turkey is not safe for return. It could be a major blow for the EU's controversial refugee strategy.
Economic sense has been largely irrelevant in the unfolding Greek drama. Instead, morality has been at its heart.