Greece

Grab A Friend Or Lover—Flights To Greece Are 2 For 1 Right Now

If you’re sick of feeling like everyone you know is in Europe right now without you, we’ve got good news. Until tomorrow at 11:59pm (EST), Emirates …

Lifestyle

Firefighters contain wildfire near Athens that's destroyed thousands of acres

ATHENS (Reuters) - Firefighters on Wednesday contained a wildfire burning for nearly four days near Athens after it destroyed thousands of hectares of pine forest and dozens of homes.<p>The fire broke out on Sunday in Kalamos, a coastal holiday spot some 45 km (30 miles) northeast of the capital, and …

Alexis Tsipras

Take a Dream Trip to Greece for Only $372 Round-Trip

Grab your friend and pack a suitcase.<p>Travelers can book nonstop flights to Greece right now on one of the world’s best airlines, Emirates, for as …

Air Travel

Turkish Cyprus can welcome Greek Cypriots back to ghost town Varosha

Before the division of Cyprus in 1974, Varosha - a resort town in Famagusta - was booming. The coastline was reportedly a destination for film stars …

Cyprus

Over 330 Migrants Arrived on Greek Islands on Monday

A total of 334 migrants coming from Turkey landed on various Greek Eastern Aegean islands on Monday, according to data released by the Ministry of …

Refugees

Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athens

Greek firefighters are close to containing a wildfire burning north of Athens for a fourth day, officials said.<p>Army bulldozers are being used to set …

Alexis Tsipras

Apple back taxes unjustified: Irish minister

Ireland's finance minister says the European Commission's demand that Dublin collect up to 13 billion euros ($A17.5 billion) in back taxes from Apple …

Ireland

Greece withdraws request for EU help to combat wildfires

The Greek government on Wednesday withdrew its request for EU help to combat wildfires after conditions in the area around Athens improved, local …

Alexis Tsipras

A Greek Summer Hit Fills A Generation With Hope

Until last year, few Greeks had heard of Marina Satti.<p>The architecture student-turned-classically-trained singer had performed in musicals and ancient Greek plays, but her music career was largely under the radar. She played what she calls "blender" music — a combination of jazz, funk and rock — …

Music

Hard bargaining, not another magic plan, will get South Africa's economy growing

Finance ministers in today’s South Africa should be judged not by whether they have plans to rescue the economy themselves, but by their plans to get …

South Africa

Sask. finance minister says budget update before leadership decision

Print<p>REGINA — Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty says he wants to present a budget update before he announces whether he’ll jump into the …

Canadian News

German ministers reject Ryanair complaint over Air Berlin bankruptcy

German authorities have rejected a claim by budget airline Ryanair of a "conspiracy" behind efforts to keep bankrupt rival Air Berlin afloat until a …

News (Ireland)

The story behind that photo of a screaming white nationalist in Charlottesville

Events around this weekend’s aborted “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va. produced some awful images, including one from a tiki torch-lit rally on Aug. 11 that evokes equal parts Hitler Youth and Ku Klux Klan. Now the young man pictured in it is trying to put his own spin on the …

Golden Dawn

Luxe Flights To Greece Just Got Super-Affordable

Anyone with vacation days piled up at this point in the year could probably use a getaway. And if you're one of the people who dream about flying on Emirates, an airline known for less-than-approachable fares, things are about to get good. <i>Really</i> good.<p>A new deal from the carrier is letting travelers …

Airlines

Greece stocks higher at close of trade; Athens General Composite up 1.71%

Investing.com – Greece stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Household, Healthcare and Technology sectors led shares …

Stock Markets

German Finance Minister Schaeuble calls for stronger car industry regulation

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, a leading member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, on Tuesday called for stronger regulation of the country's auto industry, which is embroiled in a widening emissions scandal.<p>Schaeuble told an event hosted by the Handelsblatt …

Awesome Cheap Flight Deal To Athens!

Greece is a tough destination to get to cheaply. Rarely do I see cheap fares to Athens. And, mileage seats are tough to come by. When I see cheap …

Athens

ECB faces German legal challenge over QE stimulus

The European Central Bank is facing a fresh legal challenge over its €2tn quantitative easing programme after Germany’s highest court said the …

Judiciary

Greece asks EU for air support to battle wild fires

ATHENS: Greece on Tuesday (Aug 15) pleaded for assistance from European neighbours to help battle wild fires including a blaze ravaging a forest near …

Wildfires

Greece wildfires made worse by high winds

High winds are hampering efforts in Greece to extinguish wildfires near the capital Athens.<p>Fires on the coast in the western Peloponnese and the Ionian island of Zakynthos have forced some residents from their homes.

Wildfires

GOP leaders should welcome Trump move to end Congress’ Obamacare bailout

GOP should welcome Trump move to end Congress' Obamacare bailout<p>Posted August 15, 2017 10:50 AM by Phil Kerpen<p>CatLane | Getty Images<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print …

ObamaCare

Beware the Obamacare-Industrial Complex

Posted: Aug 15, 2017 12:01 AM<p>The danger of a Republican bailout of Obamacare is mounting with every passing day. Moderate Republicans calling …

Bailouts

Tiago Majuelo’s vibrantly illustrates ancient greek gods with contemporary objects

Ancient Greece is a subject many of us associate with a stuffy history classroom, but illustrator Tiago Majuelos never studied this area of the …

Illustration

WWD Postcard: Caroline Constas in Greece

Caroline Constas shares photos and travel suggestions from her summer holiday in Greece.<p>Designer Caroline Constas recently returned to New York from …

Postcards

European ‘safe’ bonds ambitions lean on pre-crisis techniques

Ten years ago, exotic credit instruments were at the heart of what seemed like financial Armageddon. This time around, the financial engineering …

Economy

Thessaloniki in the spotlight: 100 years after a fire destroyed the city of refugees

The Great Fire destroyed much of a city home to thousands of refugees, but once again Thessaloniki has become a place of multicultural amnesty<p>It was a spark from a homemade stove falling on a pile of straw at a refugees’ hovel that’s said to have instigated a new phase in the history of …

Thessaloniki

The Latest: Greek island wildfires prompt state of emergency

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Europe (all times local):<p>1:20 p.m.<p>Authorities in Greece have declared a state of emergency on the …

Wildfires

Island Hopping: The Ionian Islands In 7 Days

This is the last day of your island-hopping trip. For your last sunbathing session, make sure to go to the Shipwreck Beach, probably one of the most …

Culture

Rejected Blairite David Miliband tries to fool us about the EU. But no one's buying it.

Former Labour minister and Blairite David Miliband recently praised the European Union (EU) for its commitment to “democratic rules”. But in reality, …

Brexit

Greek Capital Becomes a Ghost City as Athenians Take a Holiday

As most Athenians have fled the city by ships, planes, cars, trains and buses, the center of the Greek capital seems literally deserted.<p>Most Greeks …