AHEPA honors Greek PM Mitsotakis, Cyprus President Anastasiades and shipowner Marinakis

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday evening reiterated - the second time in a week - that the country will resolutely defend all of its sovereign rights, speaking after being honored at the 99th Anniversary AHEPA Supreme Convention.

The convention is taking place in Athens.

Hair today, green tomorrow: UK stylists join eco-drive

Hairdressers across Britain are being urged to do their bit for the environment by recycling snipped-off hair to help clean up oil spills, make compost or generate energy.

At an east London salon, Fry Taylor, one of the founders of the Green Salon Collective, demonstrates spare hair being used in depolluting filters.

First Israel-Slovenia Friendship Day to be marked

Metlika/Cerklje ob Krki – A high-profile ceremony at the Prilozje air strip near the town of Metlika in the south-east of the country will mark the first Slovenia-Israel Friendship Day on Monday in memory of the joint fight against Nazism and Fascism in World War II. Slovenia’s president Borut Pahor and Israeli Ambassador Eyal Sela will be in attendance.

Turkish woman stands up to redefine sexist adjective in maritime industry

Forced to marry at the tender age of 14 and continued her life as a single mother of two at the age of 16, a Turkish woman has initiated an effort to bring about a revolutionary change in the maritime profession she started, paving the way to redefine the term "seaman" (gemi adamı in Turkish) as "sea person."