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Greek holiday island battles to recover from deadly quake

Jul 22, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The quake strikes at the height of the tourism season. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, meanwhile, warns against 'dramatizing' the issue.

Greek holiday island battles to recover from deadly quake

2 tourists killed as earthquake hits Greek, Turkish resorts

Jul 21, 2017 - 8:53 AM

(4th UPDATE) The quake struck at 1:31 am with an epicenter approximately 10.3 kilometers (6.4 miles) south of Bodrum, Turkey

2 tourists killed as earthquake hits Greek, Turkish resorts

'Highly constructive' talks on Cyprus, says UN

Jul 02, 2017 - 12:28 AM

The negotiations have been billed as the best chance for resolving one of the world's longest-running political crises

'Highly constructive' talks on Cyprus, says UN

Antetokounmpo brothers - from migrants to hoops ambassadors

Jun 25, 2017 - 1:22 PM

Giannis Antekokounmpo wants to help other young people in Greece and Africa as his way of giving back

Antetokounmpo brothers - from migrants to hoops ambassadors

Numbers tell staggering story of EU migrant crisis

Jun 18, 2017 - 12:58 PM

Where are these people coming from, where are they going, how many have died, and how many will be allowed to stay?

Numbers tell staggering story of EU migrant crisis

Greece seeks bailout, debt breakthroughs

Jun 15, 2017 - 11:42 AM

IMF chief Christine Lagarde and the eurozone's 19 finance ministers meet in Luxembourg with hopes riding high that the talks will secure the release of the latest tranche of Greece's 86-billion euro ($97 billion) bailout agreed in 2015

Greece seeks bailout, debt breakthroughs

One dead as 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Greek islands

Jun 13, 2017 - 7:27 AM

The tremor, felt as far as Athens and Izmir in Turkey, damaged at least 3 churches and shops in south Lesbos, local owners say, while rock slides blocked some roads

One dead as 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Greek islands

Greece, creditors look to debt relief after provisional fiscal deal

May 02, 2017 - 12:39 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Greece reaches a preliminary deal with its creditors that should pave the way for long-awaited debt relief talks, the Greek finance minister says

Greece, creditors look to debt relief after provisional fiscal deal

EU-Turkey migrant deal turned Greek islands into 'prisons'

Mar 19, 2017 - 7:20 PM

Thousands of people remain stranded in Greece a year after the European Union and Turkey signed a landmark agreement to reduce migrant flows

EU-Turkey migrant deal turned Greek islands into 'prisons'

Greek troops defuse WWII bomb after mass evacuation

Feb 12, 2017 - 9:35 PM

(UPDATED) Around 70,000 people evacuate ahead of the operation to defuse the bomb

Greek troops defuse WWII bomb after mass evacuation

Greece hopes migrant burden will turn into boon

Feb 05, 2017 - 11:41 AM

Unlike in the 1990s and early 2000s, when the migrants, mainly from Albania and Bulgaria, benefited from a booming economy, Greece has been unable to make the most of the recent arrivals

Greece hopes migrant burden will turn into boon

IMF says Greece debt 'explosive' in long term

Jan 28, 2017 - 10:49 AM

The pessimistic report, though in keeping with the fund's repeated statements on the topic, makes it more unlikely the IMF stays on the sidelines of any new European loan deal for Greece

IMF says Greece debt 'explosive' in long term

Turkey threatens migrant deal after Greek coup ruling

Jan 28, 2017 - 8:35 AM

Turkey could not 'look favorably on a country which protects terrorists, traitors, coup-plotters,' says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkey threatens migrant deal after Greek coup ruling

When the bell rings: My story of getting bullied

Jan 17, 2017 - 7:28 PM

Bullying is more than just physical harm. It’s the harshest form of rejection, one that gets in the way of our growth and self-discovery

When the bell rings: My story of getting bullied

Cypriot leaders to swap maps on unified island

Jan 12, 2017 - 8:20 AM

It will mark the first time since the eastern Mediterranean island was divided that Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders will have presented maps describing the borders of a reunified country

Cypriot leaders to swap maps on unified island

Senior Russian diplomat found dead in Greece – police

Jan 10, 2017 - 3:28 AM

Andrei Malanin is found lying on his back on the bedroom floor, a police source says, adding there were no signs of forced entry

Senior Russian diplomat found dead in Greece – police

Europe cold snap kills dozens, prompts travel chaos

Jan 08, 2017 - 8:21 AM

(UPDATED) The double-digit sub-zero temperatures hit Poland particularly hard, with the mercury plummeting below minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus 4 Fahrenheit) in some regions

Europe cold snap kills dozens, prompts travel chaos

Greek ambassador to Brazil murdered by wife's cop lover – police

Dec 31, 2016 - 7:49 AM

(4th UPDATE) Rio de Janeiro police homicide division chief Evaristo Magalhaes calls the case a 'crime of passion'

Greek ambassador to Brazil murdered by wife's cop lover – police

Body in burned car in Rio raises fears for missing Greek ambassador

Dec 30, 2016 - 9:45 AM

Greek Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday, December 26

Body in burned car in Rio raises fears for missing Greek ambassador

EU, IMF 'going in circles' on Greek debt relief

Dec 04, 2016 - 3:21 PM

Eurozone finance ministers meet Monday, December 5, as far apart as ever on the debt relief measures demanded by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for it to back their bailout program for Greece

EU, IMF 'going in circles' on Greek debt relief

Swiss talks break down in blow for Cyprus peace hopes

Nov 22, 2016 - 11:07 PM

(UPDATED) Despite the failure, UN chief Ban Ki-moon 'remains hopeful that a deal can be reached this year and will personally support those efforts'

Swiss talks break down in blow for Cyprus peace hopes

Cyprus peace deal hangs in the balance

Nov 20, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Seen by experts as the last best chance to reunify Cyprus, the make-or-break discussions in Switzerland could lead to a multi-billion-euro deal or scupper prospects of solving one of the world's longest-running political problems

Cyprus peace deal hangs in the balance

WATCH: Obama urges 'course correction' on globalization

Nov 16, 2016 - 8:19 PM

(UPDATED) 'When we see people, global elites, wealthy corporations seemingly living by a different set of rules, avoiding taxes, manipulating loopholes... this feeds a profound sense of injustice,' Obama says

WATCH: Obama urges 'course correction' on globalization

Obama warns against 'crude' nationalism

Nov 16, 2016 - 9:07 AM

After a year of populist shocks, from Britain's vote to leave the EU to Trump's surprise win last week and the rise of anti-migrant movements in Europe, Obama cautions against succumbing to divisive instincts

Obama warns against 'crude' nationalism

Obama in Europe to reassure allies

Nov 15, 2016 - 6:10 PM

With Europeans worried by Trump's downplaying of the importance of the NATO alliance, Obama says Washington had to resist the 'urge' of isolationism

Obama in Europe to reassure allies

Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of 'Trump effect'

Nov 14, 2016 - 10:03 AM

In the name of a peaceful transition, the American president must now do his best to reassure his European counterparts about the future of American democracy under a President Trump

Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of 'Trump effect'

Grenade thrown at French embassy in Greece, policeman hurt

Nov 10, 2016 - 5:35 PM

Police are working on the theory that the attack was staged by local anarchists, who regularly carry out acts of violence against diplomatic missions

Grenade thrown at French embassy in Greece, policeman hurt

Cyprus leaders set for make-or-break talks

Nov 07, 2016 - 1:58 PM

The talks are billed as the last best chance to end one of the world's longest-running political crises

Cyprus leaders set for make-or-break talks

Territory row looms over Cyprus showdown talks

Nov 05, 2016 - 11:15 AM

Negotiations are due to discuss the previously intractable issue of territorial adjustments on the Mediterranean resort island

Territory row looms over Cyprus showdown talks

Tired of waiting in Greece, Syrians bid to return home

Oct 30, 2016 - 11:59 AM

Refugees and migrants find themselves with no way ahead, their hopes to travel onward to a European country proving to be virtually impossible

Tired of waiting in Greece, Syrians bid to return home

Mediterranean migrant deaths in 2016 hit record 3,800 – UN

Oct 27, 2016 - 12:00 AM

The most dangerous route is between Libya and Italy, where the UN has recorded one death for every 47 arrivals this year

Mediterranean migrant deaths in 2016 hit record 3,800 – UN

Eurozone approves 2.8B euros in bailout funds for Greece

Oct 25, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Following the latest disbursement approved by the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Greece will have received 31.7 billion euros of the 86-billion-euro bailout granted in July 2015

Eurozone approves 2.8B euros in bailout funds for Greece

Migrants clash with police, torch Greek camp offices

Oct 24, 2016 - 8:47 PM

The incident takes place at the Moria camp, one of 5 centers on Greek Aegean islands, which have borne the brunt of Europe's migrant crisis

Migrants clash with police, torch Greek camp offices

Loans, planned railways, arms: What China has done for its 'friends'

Oct 23, 2016 - 9:15 PM

The partnerships and deals China has made with various countries are in line with its economic diplomacy

Loans, planned railways, arms: What China has done for its 'friends'

New Greek bailout finds IMF in a political bind

Aug 02, 2016 - 3:00 PM

If the International Monetary Fund bails Greece out again, some will surely see Europe's hand pulling the strings

New Greek bailout finds IMF in a political bind

Internal auditor hits IMF handling of 2010 Greece bailout

Jul 28, 2016 - 11:24 PM

An independent probe into the IMF's handling of European bailouts finds that it bent its rules and was vulnerable to political pressure as it embarked on the ill-fated 2010 Greece rescue

Internal auditor hits IMF handling of 2010 Greece bailout

Greek PM proposes constitutional change for 'direct democracy'

Jul 26, 2016 - 9:55 AM

Alexis Tsipras says people should be allowed to elect the nation's president – who is currently chosen by parliament – if efforts by lawmakers fail

Greek PM proposes constitutional change for 'direct democracy'

World powers urge 'stability' in Turkey

Jul 16, 2016 - 8:50 AM

(3rd UPDATE) A US defense official says the ongoing coup attempt is not affecting operations targeting ISIS

World powers urge 'stability' in Turkey

The sun and Santorini

Jul 10, 2016 - 9:24 PM

What's it like to explore Santorini, a dream destination for many travelers? Writer Oscar H. Purugganan shares his beautiful experience

The sun and Santorini

Emergency measure that feeds Greek crisis

Jul 03, 2016 - 12:35 PM

Overall, the Greek economy, which had begun growing again at the end of 2014, shrinks by 1.4% in the first quarter of 2016

Emergency measure that feeds Greek crisis

UN chief in Greece sees 'tremendous challenge' of migrant crisis

Jun 18, 2016 - 10:06 PM

Speaking after talks with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens, the UN chief also hailed Greece for managing the refugee influx at the same time as grappling with its huge debt crisis

UN chief in Greece sees 'tremendous challenge' of migrant crisis

Greece clears more makeshift migrant camps

Jun 14, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Greek police clear two more improvised migrant camps near its border with Macedonia, moving occupants to state-run facilities

Greece clears more makeshift migrant camps

Greek police move migrants from Macedonia border camp

Jun 13, 2016 - 3:55 PM

The camp closures are part of a strategy by Greece to prevent a buildup of migrants in squalid conditions after EU countries began to shutter their borders to the human influx

Greek police move migrants from Macedonia border camp

Hundreds feared missing off Greece in new migrant sinking

Jun 03, 2016 - 7:08 PM

(UPDATED) 'Until this point 340 (people) have been rescued and nine bodies have been recovered,' the Greek coastguard says in a statement, without giving details on the migrants' nationalities.

Hundreds feared missing off Greece in new migrant sinking

Migrants hurt, tents torched in Lesbos brawl

Jun 02, 2016 - 7:45 PM

Rival groups of Afghans and Pakistanis battle each other with clubs and stones

Migrants hurt, tents torched in Lesbos brawl

Footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped in Mexican hometown – police

May 30, 2016 - 7:15 AM

Mexican footballer Alan Pulido, a striker on Greece's Olympiakos team, is kidnapped in his home state of Tamaulipas

Footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped in Mexican hometown – police

Putin wraps up Greek trip with Russian monastery visit

May 28, 2016 - 5:59 PM

Accompanied by Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Putin visits he Russian monastery of St Panteleimon on the west coast of the Halkidiki peninsula

Putin wraps up Greek trip with Russian monastery visit

IMF: Greece still at long-term risk despite bailout deal

May 26, 2016 - 2:45 PM

The International Monetary Fund says it cannot add its loans to the bailout as long as there's still no detailed debt-relief plan

IMF: Greece still at long-term risk despite bailout deal

CHR on Duterte, canvassing of votes, Japan heist | 6PM wRap

May 25, 2016 - 7:42 PM

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CHR on Duterte, canvassing of votes, Japan heist | 6PM wRap

2,000 migrants moved from Greek border camp

May 25, 2016 - 10:23 AM

The transfer launches a major operation to clear up the squalid tent city where thousands fleeing war and poverty have lived for months

2,000 migrants moved from Greek border camp