One Year of COVID-19 Pandemic: Greek PM Mitsotakis Says End is Coming
Greek Government Spokesman Tarantilis Resigns
2nd Former Aide Accuses Cuomo of Sexual Harassment
Hunger-Striking Greek Terrorist Killer Koufodinas' Health Worsens
Greek Ship Suspected of Causing Oil Leak that Hit Israel’s Coast

Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Marijuana in 2024

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers gave final approval Saturday to a bill that will legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, but not until 2024, when retail sales...

Fatalities Reported As Myanmar Police Intensify Use of Force

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Security forces in Myanmar made mass arrests and appeared to use lethal force on Sunday as they intensified their efforts to break up protests a month...

Johnson & Johnson’s 1-Dose Shot Cleared, Giving US 3rd COVID-19 Vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works...

The Devil Went Down to Cyprus: Ire over Eurovision Song Pick

A dance mix by Greek singer Elena Tsagrinou called El Diablo has upset some Christians on Cyprus as the country's selection for the pop-art Eurovision contest, who complained over its references to the devil.

Unity or Division? Cyprus Talks in Geneva Could Draw The Line

United Nations-sponsored informal talks in Geneva April 27-29 will try to determine whether there is common ground or political to try to decide whether Cyprus will be reunited or stay divided, almost 47 years after an unlawful Turkish invasion.

Cyprus' President Anastasiades Hails U.N. Bid to Resume Peace Talks

NICOSIA — The Greek Cypriot president of ethnically divided Cyprus said on Thursday he'll attend a United Nations-hosted meeting in April with the leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots with “full political will” to get dormant peace talks up and running again.

UN Warns of Mass Famine in Yemen Ahead of Donor Conference

CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. humanitarian agency on Sunday warned that more than 16 million people in Yemen would go hungry this year, with already some half a million people in the...

Chain-Smoking Greece Sees Numbers Lighting Up Falling Hard

ATHENS - With one of the world's highest rates of smoking, and ignoring repeated No Smoking laws, the numbers of people using tobacco in Greece has been declining dramatically...

Medical Oxygen Scarce in Africa, Latin America Amid Virus

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A crisis over the supply of medical oxygen for coronavirus patients has struck nations in Africa and Latin America, where warnings went unheeded at...

Archeologists Find Intact Ceremonial Chariot Near Pompeii

MILAN (AP) — Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several important discoveries...

Idaho Company Uses Greek Yogurt for Flavored Salad Dressings

Greeks put olive oil on their salads and maybe a little vinaigrette and rightfully turn their noses up at the concoctions in American supermarkets posing as salad dressings, most...

Greece Records 1,269 COVID-19 Cases, 36 Deaths, 391 Intubated on Sunday

ATHENS - Greece confirmed 1,790 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, of which 6 were identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health...

Turkish Vaccine Teams Target Isolated Villages

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Traveling across roads covered with ice and snow, vaccination teams have been going to Turkey's isolated mountain villages as the government seeks...

One Year of COVID-19 Pandemic: Greek PM Mitsotakis Says End is Coming

ATHENS - With a slow vaccination campaign ramping up, and an one million people expected to get their shots by March, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said “victory...