Tag Archives: Greece

Greek markets surge as Athens clinches bailout deal

By John Geddie LONDON (Reuters) – Greek financial markets surged on Tuesday after Athens agreed a multi-billion-euro bailout deal with international lenders. The deal, reached after marathon talks, is expected…

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Fights among migrants break out on Greek island of Kos

KOS, Greece (AP) — Fights broke out among migrants Tuesday on the Greek island of Kos, where overwhelmed authorities are struggling to contain increasing numbers of people arriving clandestinely on…

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James Brolin says Barbra Streisand likes a working husband

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — James Brolin says wife Barbra Streisand is delighted with his role on the new sitcom "Life in Pieces." "'Oh, boy, great. Go to work!'" was…

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Greek coast guard rescues 1,417 migrants over 3 days

KOS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard has rescued more than 1,400 migrants in nearly 60 search & rescue operations near several Greek islands in the eastern Aegean Sea over…

Jewish-Arab school in Jerusalem targeted on Google-owned GPS app

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A mixed Jewish-Arab school in Jerusalem is to complain to police approximately a threatening comment posted on a Google-owned navigation app, as Israel experiences a rise in…

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Greek government says poring over draft of third bailout agreement

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek government officials are poring over a draft of the country's third bailout agreement drawn up on the basis of discussions with EU/IMF lenders, a government official…

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Greece orders tax fraud probe at Knossos museum

Greece's government ordered a tax fraud inquiry Friday at one of the country's most visited archaeological sites, after tourists claimed its gift shop was not giving receipts for souvenirs bought…

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Greece says cannot handle migrants; UNHCR calls crisis 'shameful'

By Michele Kambas & Stephanie Nebehay LESBOS, Greece/GENEVA (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras asked Europe to assist in handling tens of thousands of refugees coming in from Syria,…

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Automakers buckle up for more China woe after stock crash saps sales

By Jake Spring BEIJING (Reuters) – Automakers in China may be forced to come up with more drastic mitigation measures when July sales results released from this week likely reveal…

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Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told…