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Covid Restrictions Imposed on Mykonos Lifted

UN: Women, Children Casualties on the Rise in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — More women and children were killed and wounded in Afghanistan in the first half of 2021 than in the first six months of any year since the United...

Sparked by Pandemic Fallout, Homeschooling Surges Across US

Although the pandemic disrupted family life across the U.S. since taking hold in spring 2020, some parents are grateful for one consequence: They're now opting to homeschool...

Tensions in Tunisia After President Suspends Parliament

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian troops surrounded parliament and blocked its speaker from entering after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister...

LBJ Thwarted Turkish Plans to Invade, Seize Cyprus in 1964

ATHENS – In 1964, some 10 years before then-US President Richard Nixon looked the other way while Turkey twice invaded Cyprus and occupied the northern third of the island, President Lyndon Johnson prevented it from happening then.

Finally Naming Turkey – UNSC Condemns Varosha Opening on Cyprus

It took two days of deliberations – and United Kingdom objections – but the United Nations Security Council issued a symbolic denunciation of Turkish-Cypriot plans to further reopen the abandoned resort of Varosha on the occupied northern third of Cyprus.

UN Wants Turkey to Pull Back Reopening Varosha on Cyprus

While it has no weight and was ignored, a United Nations resolution urging Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to withdraw his plan to further reopen part of the abandoned resort of Varosha for resettlement on the occupied side of Cyprus is okay with the Cypriot government.

Fauci Says US Headed in 'Wrong Direction' on Coronavirus

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an ``unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant...

Health Care for Older Immigrants Sees Momentum Among States

CHICAGO (AP) — Most mornings, 62-year-old Maria Elena Estamilla wakes up with pelvic pain and dread that she faces the same fate as her mother and grandmother: fatal cervical...

Unvaccinated Snow Leopard at San Diego Zoo Catches COVID-19

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An unvaccinated snow leopard at the San Diego Zoo has contracted COVID-19.Caretakers noticed that Ramil, a 9-year-old male snow leopard, had a cough...

Greek Restaurant Kokkari in San Francisco among Tripadvisor’s Top 10 in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO – Kokkari Estiatorio, 200 Jackson Street in San Francisco, was ranked number ten on Tripadvisor's Traveler's Choice 2021 list of the Best Fine...

Dive! Dive! Greece's Tourism Push Goes for Underwater Look

Hoping to lure visitors year-round and with attractions other than sun, sand, sea and islands, Greece has opened its first underwater museum to divers – accompanied a guide...

Greece Readies Vaccinations for 12-15 Group, Anti-Vaxxers Resist

ATHENS – Unable to persuade a hard-core adult band of anti-vaxxers that the COVID-19 vaccinations are safe, effective and not a conspiracy to control the, Greece's New...

Unlike Greeks, Spaniards Put Faith in COVID-19 Vaccines

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Like far too many of Spain's 20-somethings, Sergio Rosado has seen the new, more contagious coronavirus strain strike those too eager to cut...

AP-NORC Poll: Most Unvaccinated Americans Don't Want Shots

Most Americans who haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive delta variant despite...