World Jul 15Virus resurgence forces countries to reimpose restrictions
Countries around the world are reimposing lockdowns and implementing new health checks at their borders in an effort to curb a resurgence of the coronavirus before it spins even further out of control.
World Mar 03Thousands of migrants look for way around shut Greek border
Migrants are trying to cross into Greece after Turkey made good on its threat to open its border.
World Mar 02Child dies as migrants rush to cross Greece-Turkey border
The child's death was the first since thousands of migrants began massing at the frontiers with Greece over the weekend after Turkey eased restrictions on those wishing to cross to Europe.
World Mar 01Turkey, Syria fighting escalates; refugees mass at borders
Thousands of migrants and refugees massed at Turkey's western frontier Sunday, trying to enter Greece by land and sea after Turkey said its borders were open to those hoping to head to Europe. In Syria, Turkish troops shot down two…
World Sep 021,500 asylum-seekers being transported to Greek mainland
A ship carrying 635 people, mostly Afghan families, from Lesbos reached the northern port city of Thessaloniki Monday evening. From there, authorities said, the asylum-seekers were being bussed to a camp in Nea Kavala in northern Greece that already holds…
World Aug 03Greek public order minister resigns after deadly forest fire
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's public order minister resigned Friday over the deadly forest fire that killed at least 87 people in a seaside area near Athens last week, after spending days defending the way authorities under his supervision handled the…
World Jul 29Death toll from Greek wildfire reaches 91 as village grieves
Fire officials in Greece raised the death toll from a wildfire that raged through a coastal area east of Athens to 91 and reported that 25 people were missing Sunday, six days after Europe's deadliest forest fire in more than…
World Feb 12WWII bomb defused in Greece; 70,000 evacuees heading home
Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki say an unexploded World War II bomb found under a gas station was defused Sunday and safely taken to an army firing range outside the city, paving the way for over 70,000…