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  • Congressional Hellenic Caucus watches Greece

    WASHINGTON With a June 30 deadline approaching to unlock aid for Greece as the nation risks default, a band of U.S. lawmakers awaits a resolution with anxiety and some frustration mainly because there's little they can do. These are vexing days for the...
  • Macedonia and Greece agree to work on building confidence

    Macedonia and neighboring Greece say they will work harder to build mutual confidence after a decade of coolness that has frustrated Macedonia's hopes of joining NATO and the European Union. Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki said both countries have also...
  • Socialist-led coalition wins town hall elections in Albania

    A coalition led by the governing Socialist Party has won three-fourths of mayoral elections in Albania, seen as a possible step toward improving its bid to launch membership negotiations with the European Union. Erion Veliaj, a 35-year-old former...
  • EU urged to improve migrant centers as 1,000 more rescued

    The European Union must urgently improve overcrowded migrant reception centers in Italy and Greece, a leading humanitarian group said Tuesday as ships from Denmark and Norway plucked nearly 1,000 people from the Mediterranean Sea. Conflict and poverty...
  • A shield against poverty, pensions are Greece's top priority

    Looking tired and leaning on his cane, Fotis Theodorakopoulos watched quietly as other demonstrators gathered to discuss Greece's financial drama and chant defiant slogans outside the parliament. Although he stayed on the sidelines, the 69-year-old...
  • Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt

    Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt
    Nobel Prizewinning scientist Tim Hunt joked that men and women in the same lab tend to fall in love, and that tends to get in the way of their work. He also said that when female lab workers get criticized, they tend to cry. As a result of this...
  • Cyprus economy forecast to begin recovery in 2015

    Bailed-out Cyprus' economy is projected to grow a modest 0.2 percent this year after contracting for three years, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday. The IMF said in its latest review of Cyprus' bailout program that more business from other...
  • Spain proposes big fines for alleged Antarctic fish poachers

    Authorities in Spain have accused a company there of running a lucrative international operation that illegally captured vast amounts of an Antarctic fish prized in top restaurants. The Spanish government proposes fining the company as much as 11.4...
  • Far-right surges in Croatia as EU disappointment spreads

    It was one of the biggest nights in Croatia's sporting calendar: a European Championship soccer qualifying match with Italy. Seconds after kick-off in a game beamed around the world, a gigantic swastika materialized on the pitch under the shocked gaze...
  • Europe cautiously optimistic of Greek debt deal this week

    Greece has finally offered economic reforms that creditors consider closer to being acceptable, giving Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a few days to turn a spirit of goodwill into a deal that might keep the country from a painful exit from the euro currency...
  • Carter: US to provide weapons, aircraft, commandos for NATO

    The U.S. committed Monday to contribute weapons, aircraft and forces, including commandos, as needed for NATO's new rapid reaction force, to help Europe defend against potential Russian aggression from the east and the Islamic State and other violent...