Greece

The Greek Island of Santorini: An Explosive Past, Present, and Future

Throughout its history, the Greek island of Santorini has been shaped by volcanism. The island first appeared about two-million years ago when …

Aegean Sea

British paraglider Innes Powell, 54, killed in mid-air collision

A British paraglider has been killed after colliding in mid-air with another pilot during a competition in Macedonia.<p><b>More follows...</b>

Gliders

British, Ukrainian Paragliders Are Killed in Macedonia

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian authorities say two paragliders have died in central Macedonia when their parachutes collided in the air.<p>Police …

Macedonia

Greece seeks comprehensive European solution to migrants following deal with Germany

Greece seeks a comprehensive, European solution to tackle the migration and asylum procedures challenges Greek officials stressed in Athens after the …

Europe

Celtic sink Partick after Euro woes

GLASGOW (AFP) -<p>Celtic got back on track after a difficult week as Brendan Rodgers' side clinched a 3-1 win against Partick Thistle in the last 16 of the Scottish League Cup on Saturday.<p>Rodgers' men lost 1-0 at Hearts in the Scottish Premiership last Sunday before crashing out of the Champions …

Soccer

ROKER ROUNDUP: Sunderland assistant manager defends comments about standard of Scottish football

Sunderland assistant manager James Fowler has defended comments he made about the standard of Scottish Football having received criticism for what he said from sections of the media north of the border.<p>Fowler defends comments<p>Sunderland’s assistant manager James Fowler has received criticism back in …

Soccer

Middle Ireland is already squeezed - it shouldn't pay again

Despite workers still paying bust-era income taxes, pay rises being muted, consumer confidence fragile, costs of many household goods and services …

Income Inequality

Greek bailout ends, but E.U.'s fiscal woes remain

After eight years, nation piles up billions in debt to eurozone creditors, IMF.

Economy

Wheelchair for pets seen in Athens, Greece

Vassilis Tzigouras shows a wheelchair for pets in his workshop in Athens, Greece, on Aug. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)<p>A woman walks a dog with its …

Pets

Greece Officially Ends International Bailout Program Monday

Greece officially ends its international bailout program on Monday, after eight years of massive loans and relentless austerity measures.<p>The …

Europe

The euro is a mixed blessing for Greece

In his flower shop beneath the parliament building in central Athens, Spiros Kontogiannis fumed over the euro, which he blames for Greece’s economic misfortune and the loss of control over its own affairs. By adopting the single currency, he said, Greece has fallen humiliatingly under foreign …

Europe

In charts: Greece’s economy is rebounding — but there is far to go | Financial Times

Greece’s recovery from its deep economic recession is finally gaining traction.<p>That was the opening statement in the Organisation for Economic …

Economics

5th alleged victim joins sex abuse lawsuit against Athens scoutmaster

A civil lawsuit alleging sexual abuse by a notorious Athens Boy Scouts leader added a new plaintiff Friday — the fifth former Scout to accuse the …

Baptist Church

Cardinal Gibbons goes airborne to top Athens Drive

Video<p>RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Cardinal Gibbons took to the air often in a 49-10 thrashing of crosstown foe Athens Drive.<p>Senior quarterback Nick Frey …

Athens

Text of a Letter from the President to the Chairmen of Certain Congressional Committees

Dear Mr. Chairman:<p>I am providing the Macedonia NATO Accession Report, prepared consistent with section 3(2)(E)(i) of the Resolution of Advice and …

Congressional Committees

The Family Idiot

The Family Idiot ( name taken by Sartre's Novel ) is a five-member band which was founded in 2012 ( Thessaloniki, Greece) , although the band had …

Post Punk

Let's Talk Turkey And Emerging Markets

The markets throughout the world have been under significant pressure due to significant currency devaluations in the emerging markets. Turkey was …

Business

Athens city guide

Ancient architecture and Roman ruins meet boutique bedrooms and trendy tavernas in this thoroughly modern Greek metropolis.<p>When to go<p>Athens has been …

European Travel

Greek Minister of Economy confirms opening of Melbourne office for Enterprise Greece

“This announcement demonstrates a resolve by the current Greek government to action matters quickly,” says Bill Papastergiadis<p>(L-R): Greece’s …

Europe

The Most Beautiful Places Around the World

Oia, Santorini, Greece<p>All of the Greek islands are undeniably beautiful, but head to the hillside town of Oia for some of the best views of the …

National Parks

Istoria Hotel

Overlooking the Aegean Sea, the Istoria Hotel feels more like an ancient Santorini estate than a contemporary resort. Plastered walls and volcanic …

Aegean Sea

Brazil's economy: Why I was wrong to be an optimist

Tens of thousands of protesters in red shirts took over the streets of Brasilia on August 15, the last day to register candidacies for the upcoming …

Economy

Portugal proves that austerity doesn't work

Economists like Alberto Alesina and Silvia Ardagna reshaped the world when their theories of "expansionary austerity" were put into effect after the …

Economics

For Greece's austerity-hit elderly, bailout 'will never end'

ATHENS (Reuters) - With two euros in his pocket, Yorgos Vagelakos, an 81-year-old retired factory worker, scouts the farmer’s market in his working-class Athens neighbourhood for anything he can afford.<p>Like most pensioners, he was hit hard by Greece’s economic crisis. Over eight years, the …

Europe

Your Ultimate Guide

Whether you are looking to see the ancient Greek ruins or relax on the best beaches of the Greek islands, there is plenty for everyone in Greece. …

European Travel

Greece set to exit bailout, still faces daunting challenges

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece exits the last of its three bailouts on Aug. 20 and hopes to be able to borrow again in international markets after a nearly nine-year debt crisis that shrank the economy by a quarter and forced it to implement painful austerity measures.<p>FILE PHOTO: Greek parliament …

Europe

Want a more adventurous Danube cruise? Head east from Budapest

Think you know the Danube? The majority of river cruises concentrate on the upper river, west of Budapest. It’s a different story on the lower reaches between Hungary’s capital and the Danube’s exit into the Black Sea. From west to east, here are 10 highlights you could visit on this compelling …

European Travel

Greece agrees to return of asylum seekers, German gov't says | Kathimerini

Athens and Berlin have reached an agreement that will see asylum seekers that reach Germany via Greece returned to Greece.<p>The return agreement will …

Asylum Seekers

Germany reaches deal on sending back migrants to Greece

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has reached an agreement with Greece to send back migrants to the Mediterranean country if they have already applied for asylum there, the German Interior Ministry said on Friday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Traffic sign 'border' is pictured in Kirchdorf am Inn, Germany July 18, 2018. …

Angela Merkel

A timeline of Greece's long road to recovery

On Monday, Greece exits the third and final bailout program of a nine-year debt crisis that has chopped around a quarter off the country's economy. …

Europe