Greece's COVID-19 Hot Spots: Young Gatherings in Public Squares
COVID-19 Cases Rise in US Heartland, Home to Anti-Mask Feelings
Turkey Wants Greek Island Demilitarization in Coming Talks
Pompeo Will Visit Athens, Thessaloniki, Crete to Sell US Support
Migrants Accuse Greece of Pushing Them Back Out to Sea

COVID-19 Cases Rise in US Heartland, Home to Anti-Mask Feelings

MISSION, Kan. — It began with devastation in the New York City area, followed by a summertime crisis in the Sun Belt. Now the coronavirus is striking cities with much smaller...

Watchdog: State Dept Lied about Rescinding Woman's Award

WASHINGTON — The State Department's internal watchdog has determined that the agency lied about the reasons it rescinded a prestigious award to a Finnish journalist...

Largest California Wildfire Threatens Marijuana-Growing Area

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's largest wildfire is threatening a marijuana-growing enclave, and authorities said many of the locals have refused to evacuate and...

Cyprus Willing To Talk Reunification, Only If Turkey Stops Threats

Hopes to reunify Cyprus, split since an unlawful 1974 invasion saw Turkey occupy the northern third, have been repeatedly dashed but President Nicos Anastasiades said he's willing to give it another go if Turkey pulls back ships drilling for energy and stops provocations.

Agency: No Cyprus Passports for Wealthy Investors' Families

NICOSIA — Cyprus' top oversight body urged lawmakers on Thursday to rethink new legislation that empowers the government to grant citizenship to family members of wealthy investors under the country's lucrative "golden passport" program.

Cyprus Backs EU Sanctions On Belarus - Only if Turkey Included

Under fire from other European Union countries for vetoing sanctions against authoritarian Belarus over rigged elections there, Cyprus' beleaguered government said it supports the penalties but that Turkey must be hit too.

Celestyal Cruises to Launch "Three Continents" Cruise in March 2021

ATHENS -- Greek company Celestyal Cruises announced the purchase of a new ship, "Celestyal Experience", that will launch cruises to the Greek islands on March 6, 2021...

Australian Offers Free Coffee, Chat from His Kitchen Window

It all started when Rick Everett walked out of his home in Sydney and put up a sign on his kitchen window that read: "Free coffee to combat the virus."

Partial Lockdown Expanded in Spain's Capital

MADRID — Health authorities in Madrid are expanding restrictions on movement to eight more areas of the Spanish capital despite a recommendation from the national government...

Disneyland Hong Kong Opens as City's Cases Fall

BEIJING — Hong Kong Disneyland has reopened for the second time as the semi-autonomous Chinese city again appears to have brought new coronavirus cases down to near-zero...

$14M More in Virus Funds for 3 Arizona Universities

PHOENIX — Arizona will provide the state's three public universities with $14 million in additional funding to boost their efforts to test, track and respond to the...

University of Delaware Eyes Layoffs, Cost Cuts amid COVID-19

NEWARK, Del. — Officials at the University of Delaware say they are moving to cut personnel costs because of the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Florida Governor Proposes College 'Bill of Rights' to Party

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he will seek a “bill of rights” for college students in the wake of crackdowns on parties and other social gatherings...

Springfield Hospitals Nearing Capacity Due to COVID-19 Surge

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Hospitals in Missouri's third-largest city are approaching capacity due to a surge in coronavirus cases.