In case you didn't know. Actress/Musician/Producer Rita Wilson is a proud Greek-American and married to Tom Hanks. Hanks joined the Greek Orthodox Church when he married his wife Rita Wilson in 1988 and has since been an avid member.
The "Russian Facebook" VKontakte has started cracking down on the Islamic State, shutting down some of the militants' main accounts.
Who are the Yazidis and why is Isis hunting them? The Iraqi ethnic and religious minority descends from some of the region’s most ancient roots and face executions for a reputation as ‘devil worshippers’.
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BBC published a not so flattering article regarding ancient Greek legends. The article’s author, Armand d’Angour, associate professor of classics at the University of Oxford, raises a series of questions and attempts to clarify if all of the ancient Greek legends are actually true or if they are myths, a figment of Greeks’ colorful imagination. See more at: http://eu.greekreporter.com/2014/07/23/bbc-attempts-to-rewrite-ancient-greek-history/#sthash.4ZeCdTz6.dpuf
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Damian Lewis performed a reading of William Shakespeare's first five sonnets at an event to mark the late playwright's 450th birthday.
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For many centuries, France was the official language of culture, and erudition. It was the language of diplomacy and arts. Aristocrats in Imperial Russia spoke French, even amongst themselves, as Tolstoy and many others documented. In short, if you wanted to be educated, you had to speak French.
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Government document photographed outside No 10 states that 'London's financial centre' should not be closed to Russians
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A little of column A, a little of column B.
Just to realize that money is (or is supposed to be) the representative system of the real economy, this italian guy burns a 10 euros ticket. Thats been nice, I thought about it before, I´ve liked to know an other sane person.
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Tough austerity measures in Greece leave nearly a million people with no access to healthcare, leading to soaring infant mortality, HIV infection and suicide http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/tough-austerity-measures-in-greece-leave-nearly-a-million-people-with-no-access-to-healthcare-leading-to-soaring-infant-mortality-hiv-infection-and-suicide-9142274.html
This Brilliant Map Renames Each US State With A Country Generating The Same GDP Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/countries-vs-us-states-gdp-map-2014-2#ixzz2tKgunEcI
It is a terrible story but it throws a grim light on the terrors of the Syrian war. It is told at first in a calm, precise voice by Nusair Mahla, a middle-aged government employee, until he finally has to choke back tears as he speaks of the last moments of his sister Maysoun Hala and her husband Nizar along with their two children, Karim and Bishr. He says that many other Syrians have suffered similar tragedies, but in few cases is it known so precisely what the victims themselves thought a...
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