Greece On Second Local Lockdown Watch Over Rising COVID-19 Cases
US Congressional Group Demands UK Return Stolen Parthenon Marbles
Greece Says Talks with Turkey on East Med Could Restart Soon
As Democrats Balk, Trump to Make High Court Pick by Saturday
Without Greece, Merkel, EU Will Talk With Turkey Over Seas Dispute

Ginsburg's Body Will Lie in Repose at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — The body of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court this week, with arrangements to allow for public viewing despite the...

Biden Would Push for Less US Reliance on Nukes for Defense

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden leaves little doubt that if elected he would try to scale back President Donald Trump's buildup in nuclear weapons spending. And...

As Democrats Balk, Trump to Make High Court Pick by Saturday

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Friday or Saturday, after funeral services for Ruth Bader...

Sakellaropoulou: "Greece, Cyprus Look Forward to Constructive Change in Turkey's Stance"

NICOSIA -- President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said that "Greece, like Cyprus, looks forward to a constructive change in Turkey's stance, in compliance with the Charter of the United Nations, with International Law and with the Law of the Sea, as well as with the Security Council's...

Sakellaropoulou: Cyprus Issue a Top Foreign Policy Priority for Greece

NICOSIA -- "My visit here to Cyprus is indicative of the top position that the Cyprus issue occupies in our foreign policy but also, Cyprus is in my heart," President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou stated on Monday, in statements after meeting Cyprus President...

Ferry Link from Cyprus to Greece May Start May 2021 – Maybe Not

It's been said before without happening but now there's a report that Cyprus and Greece, during a time when international air traffic is down over COVID-19 and alternatives to flying are being promoted – could begin in May, 2021.

Wine Consumption down 10.88% in 2019 in Greece

ATHENS -- Wine consumption in Greece fell more than 10 pct in 2019, the Agricultural Development and Foods ministry said in a report sent to the European Commission, analysed by...

Abu Dhabi, UAE's Conservative Capital, Ends Alcohol Licenses

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Abu Dhabi, the conservative capital of the United Arab Emirates, is eliminating its licensing system for alcohol purchases for drinkers...

Eastern Michigan University Will Test Campus Wastewater for COVID-19

YPSILANTI, Mich. — Eastern Michigan University will test campus wastewater for the COVID-19 virus and other signs of infectious diseases.

Myanmar’s Biggest City Adopts Stricter Lockdown Measures

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon, on Monday began its first day under a tightened lockdown, with initial enforcement measures appearing lax.

Munich Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions

BERLIN — The Bavarian city of Munich is tightening its coronavirus measures as it faces one of the highest infection rates in Germany.

Czech Health Minister Resigns amid Virus Surge

PRAGUE — The Czech Republic's health minister has resigned amid a record rise of coronavirus infections.

India Reports 87,000 New COVID-19 Cases, 1,130 Deaths in the Last 24 HouRS

NEW DELHI — India has recorded nearly 87,000 new cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, with another 1,130 deaths.

New Zealand to End Restrictions Except in 1 City

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — All remaining virus restrictions will be lifted across much of New Zealand from late Monday with the exception of the largest city, Auckland, which...