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Greece's Stefanos Ntouskos Won the Gold in Men's Rowing Single Sculls Final
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Biden Orders Tough New Vaccination Rules for Federal Workers
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Ambassadors Pyatt and Papadopoulou Honored by AHEPA in Athens

First US Evacuation Flight Brings 200 Afghans to New Home

WASHINGTON — The first flight evacuating Afghan interpreters and others who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan landed early Friday at Washington Dulles...

Biden Orders Tough New Vaccination Rules for Federal Workers

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new pandemic requirements aimed at boosting vaccination rates for millions of federal workers and...

Ex-Cardinal McCarrick Charged with Sexually Assaulting Teen

BOSTON — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was defrocked after a Vatican investigation confirmed he had sexually molested adults as well as children, has been...

UN Demands Turkey, Turkish Cypriots Reverse Varosha Action

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Thursday again demanded that Turkey and Turkish Cypriots immediately reverse all actions to reopen the abandoned resort of Varosha and backed further talks “in the near future” on reunifying the divided Mediterranean island.

After Greece, Cyprus OK's COVID-19 Shots for 12-15-Year-Olds

NICOSIA – Following Greece's lead, Cyprus will allow the inoculation of 12-15-year-olds against COVID-19 at the same time the government is limiting access o public areas to prevent gatherings that can spread the Coronavirus faster.

Jordan, Egypt Rip Turkey's Plan to Open Ghost Town on Cyprus

He doesn't care, but Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's plan to further reopen the abandoned ghost town resort of Varosha – which has stood empty since a 1974 invasion of Cyprus – is drawing a line of denunciations.

Robotic Police Dogs: Useful Hounds Or Dehumanizing Machines?

HONOLULU — If you're homeless and looking for temporary shelter in Hawaii's capital, expect a visit from a robotic police dog that will scan your eye to...

Detailing Japan's New COVID State of Emergency

TOKYO — Coronavirus infection cases have reached daily records in Tokyo, which is now playing host to the Olympics. The Japanese government has declared the capital...

Officials in Tokyo Alarmed As Cases Hit Record Highs

TOKYO — Japanese officials sounded the alarm Thursday as Tokyo reported record-breaking coronavirus cases for the third straight day with the Olympics well underway...

A Jewel Made in Greece Trunk Show Summer 2021

ATHENS – A Jewel Made in Greece (AJIMG) announced its Trunk Show Summer 2021 and invited all to visit the AJIMG Flagship store, Stoa Kalliga, Stadiou 3 Syntagma square in...

Greece Sees Big Money in Luring Elderly for Wellness Tourism

Part of Greece's plans to diversify tourism beyond sun, sand and islands and the summer months is attracting big-spending older tourists, especially in wellness programs,...

Do I Need to Get Tested for COVID-19 if I'm Vaccinated?

Do I need to get tested for COVID-19 if I'm vaccinated?

Europe on Vacation, But Vaccinations Not Taking A Break

CARRY-LE-ROUET, France — Europe's famed summer holiday season is in full swing, but efforts to inoculate people against the coronavirus are not taking a break...

What is a COVID-19 vaccine "breakthrough" case?

What is a COVID-19 vaccine “breakthrough” case?