Ex-Japanese Olympian educating refugees in Greece

Oct 14, 2016

Ex-Japanese Olympian educating refugees in Greece

Naoko Imoto, a former Japanese Olympic swimmer, felt blessed in many ways compared with athletes from many other countries. While she could practice in a supportive environment in terms of food and facilities, athletes from many other countries had no such opportunities. The realization ...

EU launches tough border force to curb migrant crisis

Oct 6, 2016

EU launches tough border force to curb migrant crisis

The EU’s beefed-up version of its struggling border force goes into operation Thursday, as the squabbling bloc struggles to find a unified strategy to tackle its worst migration crisis since World War II. European Union officials were due to inaugurate the new task force ...

Sep 20, 2016

2,000-year-old Greek shipwreck bones, depth gauge excite scientists

Archaeologists excavating one of the richest shipwrecks of antiquity said Monday that they have found a 2,000-year-old depth measuring device, and human bones that could help build an ancient mariner’s genetic profile. The 1st century B.C. wreck of a large freighter discovered off the ...