- Greece to lobby EU, ECB for swift loan payout Updated: May-04-15 2:11 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's cash-strapped government said Monday it was seeking the swift release of delayed bailout money to keep up with its debt payments, following weekend progress in negotiations with creditors.
- 26 wild horses shot dead in southern Greece; motive unclear Updated: May-04-15 11:40 am
ATHENS, Greece - More than two dozen wild horses have been killed with shotguns on a remote mountainside in southern Greece, but the motive for the attack remains unclear, police said Monday.
- Turkey says it stopped over 200 migrants heading to Greece Updated: May-04-15 10:52 am
ISTANBUL - Turkey says it has stopped over 200 migrants from reaching EU-member Greece in recent days.
- Champion Olympiakos beats Kalloni 5-0 in Greek league Updated: May-03-15 4:38 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Costas Mitroglou scored the final two goals in Olympiakos' 5-0 win over Kalloni in the Greek league Sunday, in the already-crowned champion's final home game of the season.
- Athens prison brawl leaves at least 2 dead, 21 injured Updated: May-03-15 4:38 pm
ATHENS, Greece - A brawl in an Athens prison wing housing foreigners left at least two inmates dead and 21 others injured on Sunday, many seriously, authorities said.
- Greece lauds German president's call for possible redress Updated: May-03-15 11:29 am
ATHENS, Greece - A top Greek lawmaker has welcomed the German president's call for his country to consider World War II redress to Greece as a gesture "of historical significance."
- May Day demos staged around the world; Turkey square blocked Updated: May-01-15 1:21 pm
HAVANA - Left-wing groups, governments and trade unions were staging rallies around the world Friday to mark International Workers Day.
- Greek bailout talks to stretch into weekend Updated: Apr-30-15 11:49 am
ATHENS, Greece - Greece has entered a new round of bailout talks with creditors that are expected to stretch into the weekend, but insists it is not ready to make key concessions despite facing a major debt repayment soon.
- Greek justice pursues jobless father-of-3 beyond the grave Updated: Apr-29-15 3:51 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece - A Greek court has convicted a dead man of stealing electricity from a power utility, giving him a six-month suspended jail sentence.
- Greece: Public broadcaster reinstated by new government Updated: Apr-29-15 1:43 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Lawmakers from Greece's new left-wing government voted Wednesday to reinstate the country's public broadcaster, ERT, which was abruptly shut down two years ago as part of austerity measures.
- Cyprus, Egypt, Greece to boost ties on combatting terrorism Updated: Apr-29-15 10:52 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus - The leaders of Cyprus, Egypt and Greece agreed Wednesday to step up cooperation on combatting terrorism amid fears that worsening security conditions in neighboring countries such as Libya could threaten the region.
- 1st meeting of Cyprus' rival leaders postponed Updated: Apr-29-15 10:02 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus - A Cypriot government official says the first meeting between the country's Greek Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades and the newly elected Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has been postponed until next week.
- Ferry strikes dock in northwestern Greek port; 11 injured Updated: Apr-29-15 5:46 am
ATHENS, Greece - Greek authorities say a passenger ferry has struck the dock while tying up in the northwestern port of Igoumenitsa, leaving 11 people injured, including six children and two adults accompanying them on a school trip.
- UEFA's Infantino in Greece amid sport law spat Updated: Apr-29-15 5:30 am
ATHENS, Greece - UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino is in Greece meeting lawmakers and sporting officials to try to end a dispute that could trigger the country's international suspension.
- Greek minister attacked by anarchists while dining in Athens Updated: Apr-29-15 2:34 am
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's outspoken finance minister says he and his wife came under attack by anarchists while dining in a central Athens restaurant.
- Army rescuer decorated after Greece shipwreck Updated: Apr-27-15 2:04 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's Defense Ministry on Monday awarded the Cross of Excellency to an army sergeant who rescued more than 20 migrants following a deadly shipwreck on the island of Rhodes.
- Mustafa Akinci elected leader of breakaway Turkish Cypriots Updated: Apr-26-15 4:49 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Mustafa Akinci, a veteran politician with a strong track record of reaching out to rival Greek Cypriots, was elected Sunday as leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots in ethnically divided Cyprus, pledging to focus his energy on breaking decades of stalemate and achieving an accord reunifying the small island nation.
- Migrant dies trying to enter Greece by land during floods Updated: Apr-23-15 11:07 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece - Greek authorities say they have found the body of a migrant who apparently drowned during floods as he tried to illegally enter the country from Turkey.
- Greece's shifting bailout deadlines fuel uncertainty Updated: Apr-23-15 4:13 am
RIGA, Latvia - When is a deadline not really a deadline and a deal not really a deal?
- Editorials from around Pennsylvania Updated: Apr-22-15 3:59 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers:
- UEFA, FIFA warn Greece over government's planned new laws Updated: Apr-22-15 12:48 pm
NYON, Switzerland - UEFA and FIFA say they have sent a final warning to Greece that it faces suspension from international football for government interference.
- Migrants take long, winding road to reach EU gateway Hungary Updated: Apr-22-15 6:54 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - From a Budapest hilltop overlooking a panorama of central Europe, Jean-Paul Apetey reflects on how far he's come, how improbable and unexpected his journey has been - and yet how many miles he still must go.
- No place for world's top marathon in 2024 Boston Olympics Updated: Apr-21-15 7:39 pm
BOSTON - No sport is more connected to Olympic history than the marathon, and no marathon is more iconic than the Boston race that has been testing and torturing distance runners for 119 years.
- US puts 2 Greek far-left militants on terror blacklist Updated: Apr-21-15 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration placed two Greek far-left militants on a terrorism blacklist Tuesday amid concerns that a third could soon be released from prison to serve the remainder of his sentence under house arrest.
- A look at the EU's 10-point emergency migrant action plan Updated: Apr-21-15 9:38 am
BRUSSELS - Spurred into action by a massive loss of lives in the Mediterranean, the European Union's executive arm has proposed a 10-point action plan for dealing with the unprecedented migrant influx. Here's a look at each point of the plan, which will be fleshed out by EU leaders at a crisis summit Thursday, and how likely each is to help the situation: