The vessel left Gibraltar after having been detained for a month in the British overseas territory for allegedly attempting to breach European Union sanctions on Syria.
By Malcolm Brabant
Greece’s highest court is considering a case about Athenians’ visual access to the landmark Acropolis. Its decision could set a precedent about preserving historic skylines -- and potentially ban construction of high-rise buildings. The matter prompts a fundamental question: is…
By Elena Becatoros, Associated Press
Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected on a pledge to cut bailout-era taxes and ease draconian budget targets set by Greece's creditors during the years of financial rescue.
By Elena Becatoros, Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded his country’s parliamentary election and said he phoned conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, March 3, the U.S. and South Korea announce they will scale back joint “war game” exercises, a centuries-long dispute continues between Greece and Britain over the rightful place of the Parthenon marbles, California’s dying Salton…
By Christopher Livesay, Joan Martelli
When the Parthenon in Athens fell into ruins in the 1800s about half the marble sculptures there were removed and sent to the British Museum.Greece wants the marble sculptures returned but so far, Britain has refused. In a story we…
By Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press
The agreement would see Macedonia change its name to North Macedonia, and Greece would drop its objection to its northern neighbor joining NATO.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Jan. 20, no compromise in sight as the government shutdown enters day 30, and troubling details emerge on how Purdue Pharma allegedly marketed prescription painkiller OxyContin. Also, after two decades, a paralyzed outdoorsman designs a…
By Christopher Livesay
When the Parthenon in Athens fell into ruins in early the 1800s, a British ambassador with permission from the Ottoman Empire preserved about half the sculptures, which are now at the British Museum. But Greeks for centuries have wanted them…
By Costas Kantouris, Elena Becatoros, Associated Press
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…
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