ATHENS - The Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum, and the Museum of Byzantine Culture in Thessaloniki are only some of the Greek museums celebrating the August full moon on Friday (August 12).
CASTELLORIZO - The Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA), as part of its collaboration with "BEYOND BORDERS - 7th International Documentary Film Festival of Castellorizo", will screen five of the documentaries awarded during the 6th festival, in August 2021.
WASHINGTON — Recently retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has become the honorary co-chairman of a nonpartisan group devoted to education about the Constitution, joining Justice Neil Gorsuch at a time of intense political polarization and rising skepticism about the court's independence.
NEW YORK — Metallica, Mariah Carey and The Jonas Brothers will headline a free concert in New York's Central Park next month marking the 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival organized by the international nonprofit fighting extreme poverty.
NICOSIA — The foreign ministry of Cyprus said Thursday it's lodging formal protests against a meeting between the leader of the ethnically split island nation's breakaway Turkish Cypriots and the president of Azerbaijan amid concerns of a stepped-up partition campaign.
PARIS — More than 1,000 firefighters were struggling Thursday to contain a major wildfire which has burned a large area of pine forest in southwestern France, in a region that was already ravaged by flames last month.
BEIRUT — A Lebanese man armed with a shotgun broke into a Beirut bank on Thursday, holding employees hostage and threatening to set himself ablaze with gasoline unless he receives his trapped savings, a security official said.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A fragile cease-fire deal to end nearly three days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza held into Monday morning — a sign the latest round of violence may have abated.
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