Monday Aug 25
below the Castle
A view from the basketball court of the primary school of Ayia Marina. The neighbourhood below the Castle has taken its name from the church of Ayia Paraskevi that stands next to it.
An Independent Kurdistan: World War I Continues
As the militant Islamic State threatens to shatter Iraq's central government, the leaders of Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government have called for the creation of Independent Kurdistan.
The top 10 Greek island escapes - find one that ticks all the boxes
If you're looking for a holiday hideaway, it's hard to go wrong with the Greek islands, but there's more to them than just scenery and sunbathing - here's out top 10 For romance, photogenic Santorini ticks all the boxes, with dazzling sunsets, azure waters and those distinctive blue-topped whitewashed houses.
Modern Genes Suggest Neolithic Farmers Traveled by Sea
An international team of scientists led by George Stamatoyannopoulos of the University of Washington looked at genetic markers in 32 modern populations from the Near East, North Africa, Anatolia, the Aegean Islands, Crete, mainland Greece, and Southern and Northern Europe.