UN Wants Turkey to Pull Back Reopening Varosha on Cyprus
Dems Renew Questions about FBI Background Check of Kavanaugh
Greece Will Pay Doctors, Pharmacists to Give COVID-19 Vaccine Shots
US Churches Reckon with Traumatic Legacy of Native Schools
Greek Priests Spread COVID Vaccination Conspiracy, The Devil's Role

US Churches Reckon with Traumatic Legacy of Native Schools

The discoveries of hundreds of unmarked graves at former residential schools for Indigenous children in Canada have prompted renewed calls for a reckoning over the traumatic...

Haitian President's Hometown Holds Funeral Amid Violence

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — The hometown of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse received his body on Friday for a private funeral amid heavy security following violent...

Eritrean Refugees Under Attack in Ethiopia's Tigray War

NAIROBI, Kenya — Thousands of Eritrean refugees are increasingly caught in the middle of the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region, where witnesses and U.N. officials...

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.

Turkey's Plans to Open Varosha on Cyprus Draws Fire: Erdogan Doesn't Care

As is his wont, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ignored international denunciation of his plan to further reopen part of the abandoned resort of Varosha on the northern third of Cyprus unlawfully occupied since a 1974 Turkish invasion.

Backing Cyprus, Sen. Menendez Rips Turkey's Two-State Demand

NEW YORK - New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, a long-time Hellenophile, denounced Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for insisting the world recognize the occupied northern third of Cyprus and accept two states there.

Virus's Impact: More Relaxing and Thinking, Less Socializing

SAN DIEGO — The eruption of COVID-19 last year caused the proportion of people working from home in the U.S. to nearly double, with the shift most pronounced among...

US Opioid Lawsuits on Verge of Settlements With 4 Companies

The yearslong effort by state and local governments in the U.S. to force the pharmaceutical industry to help pay to fix a nationwide opioid addiction and overdose crisis took a...

Experts: Spend Opioid Settlement Funds on Fighting Opioids

As a $26 billion settlement over the toll of opioids looms, some public health experts are citing the 1998 agreement with tobacco companies as a cautionary tale of runaway...

As COVID Surges, Greece Wants UK Tourists, Says Country Safe

A simultaneous plan to save the economy and hold down COVID-19 cases note working, Greece wants the United Kingdom to declare the country safe for visitors from there.

Surfing, Where the Playing Field Is Never Level

TOKYO (AP) — Surfing is as much skill and science as instinct and timing. That begins with learning how to read ocean swells to anticipate the formation of the wave to...

Study: Chinese COVID Shot May Offer Elderly Poor Protection

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A new study suggests that a Sinopharm vaccine offers poor protection from COVID-19 among the elderly, raising questions for dozens of countries...

Should Vaccinated People Mask Up With COVID-19 Cases Rising?

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising? It depends on your situation, but masking in public can provide another layer of protection and help prevent the...

"Terrifying” Delta Variant Spreads Over Greece, the Unvaccinated

ATHENS – The more than half of Greece's population that won't get vaccinated against COVID-19 are putting themselves at risk from the Delta Variant that's...