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US women’s hoops looks for seventh consecutive gold medal

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Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird will try and become the first players ever to win five Olympic gold medals in basketball when the United...

Greece: Fugitive far-right former lawmaker arrested

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ATHENS, Greece — A leading member of Greece’s extreme right-wing Golden Dawn party has been arrested in Athens, nearly nine months after he disappeared...

Slow tourism start on Greek island but businesses optimistic

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KOKKARI, Greece — The picturesque seaside village of Kokkari on the Greek island of Samos is unusually quiet for this time of year. Sunbeds...

US proposes to ban air travel between US and Belarus

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WASHINGTON — The United States on Tuesday proposed sharp restrictions on travel between the U.S. and Belarus, the latest fallout from the forced landing...

Young Greeks promised cash to get vaccinated

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ATHENS, Greece — Greece will give young adults 150 euros ($180) in credit to get vaccinated as it launches a two-tier access policy over...

Greek police recover Picasso, Mondrian works stolen in 2012

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ATHENS, Greece — Greek police say they have recovered two paintings by 20th century masters Pablo Picasso and Piet Mondrian, nearly a decade after...

Greek police arrest 2 trying to sell rare Roman-era statue

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THESSALONIKI, Greece — Greek police said Sunday they have arrested two 56-year-old men for trying to sell a rare Roman-era statue of the Greek...

Pitino’s summer job: Trying to get Greece into Tokyo Games

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Rick Pitino professes to knowing three Greek words: Kalimera, kalispera and kalinichta, which translate to good morning, good afternoon and good night. ...

Greek migrant traffickers arrested in Italy-bound speedboat

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ATHENS, Greece — Three suspects have been arrested in Greece on migrant smuggling charges after a speedboat bound for Italy was intercepted by the...

As pandemic restrictions wane, hopes rise for Europe travel

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SWANSEA, Wales — When Sierra Schade booked a trip to from Atlanta to Greece, she hoped more European countries would follow Greece’s lead and...