BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s budget watchdog announced Wednesday that it is winding up years of surveillance of Greek government spending. The move marks a formal end to a major crisis that threatened to see Greece ejected from the euro single currency group, imposed severe hardship on its citizens and roiled global financial markets.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister said Monday he was unaware that the country’s intelligence service had been bugging an opposition politician's mobile phone for three months, insisting that he wouldn't have allowed it had he known.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) on Thursday reported earnings of $200.1 million in its second quarter.
The Athens, Greece-based company said it had net income of $1.95 per share.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bulldogs aren’t resting on their laurels — or their locks — as they begin defense of college football’s national championship.
Quarterback Stetson Bennett and several of his teammates chopped off a significant chunk of hair before the start of preseason practice Thursday.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Lars Tate, part of a long line of Georgia running back greats who went on to play three seasons in the NFL with Tampa Bay and Chicago, has died, the school announced Tuesday. He was 56.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ Danaos Corp. (DAC) on Monday reported second-quarter earnings of $8.2 million.
The Athens, Greece-based company said it had profit of 40 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $7.59 per share.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister urged Germany on Friday to be “an honest broker” and not always side with Athens in disputes between Turkey and Greece.
Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu made the comments during a tense news conference with his visiting German counterpart, Annalena Baerbock, where the two volleyed grievances back and forth, including over Turkey’s plans for a new military incursion into Syria and its human rights issues.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Germany's top diplomat visited refugees at a camp in Greece on Thursday after stressing that European Union countries should do more to safeguard people seeking refuge from war and hardship.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ Diana Shipping inc. (DSX) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $35.6 million.
The Athens, Greece-based company said it had net income of 42 cents per share.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Greece Tuesday on his first trip to a European Union country since the killing in 2018 of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that triggered widespread international condemnation.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticized Greece for allegedly violating a settlement that has governed relations between the rivals for nearly a century.
In a statement released on the 99th anniversary of the Lausanne Treaty, Erdogan accused Athens of undermining the rights of the Muslim minority in Greece’s Thrace region.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Four one-time Alabama educators have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a scheme to fraudulently enroll students from private schools in online public schools.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Battered by heavy winds, firefighters in Greece struggled to contain new fires Wednesday around the capital of Athens while other countries in southern Europe took stock of the damage caused during the latest severe heat wave and prepared for the return of scorching temperatures.
DRAFI, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes late Tuesday as a wildfire threatened mountainside suburbs northeast of Athens. Firefighters battled through the night, struggling to contain the blaze which was being intensified by strong gusts of wind.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Orthodox Church says it will send a letter of protest to the archbishop who heads the church in the United States after he baptized the children of celebrity fashion designer Peter Dundas and his partner, Evangelo Bousis.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — New court documents allege an Alabama teen accused of killing five family members was aggressive toward his relatives before the 2019 killings.
Local news outlets report that the documents say Mason Sisk, among other things, tried to poison his stepmother with peanut butter, stirring it into her coffee when he knew she had a severe peanut allergy.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prominent Greek stage actor and director was convicted of the rape of two men when they were minors and a court sentenced him to 12 years in prison. He has been released pending appeal.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An arson attack on a suburban Athens building that houses the offices of a Greek radio station and newspaper caused significant damage early Wednesday and drew condemnation from political leaders in Greece and elsewhere in the European Union.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In a story published July 8, 2022, about Greece and Bulgaria marking the completion of a new pipeline, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the future capacity of the pipeline could be expanded to 5 million cubic meters a year.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister called Monday on Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to clarify whether a map displayed by a nationalist ally of Erdogan’s that showed several major, inhabited Greek islands as Turkish is official Turkish policy.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Abnormally dry weather in north Alabama may have ruined corn plantings and is damaging other crops.
“The hot, dry weather has just hit the corn at the absolute worst time,” said Brady Peek, who farms approximately 1,800 acres in western Limestone County.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek firefighters battled a large forest blaze that forced the evacuation of a small village west of Athens, the latest in a series of wildfires that flared as strong winds swept several parts of Greece.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister said Tuesday that Russia's war in Ukraine is a “turning point” in the course of Europe, stressing that any type of outcome that could embolden aggression by other nations on the continent must be avoided.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is receiving European assistance for the summer wildfire season, with the first group of firefighters arriving in Athens.
The 28 Romanian firefighters were welcomed Saturday by Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Christos Stylianides and the leadership of Greece’s Fire Service.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has sent a letter of request to the United States to buy a squadron of F-35 fighter jets, the country’s prime minister said Thursday, part of efforts to bolster its defense capabilities amid continuing tensions with neighboring Turkey.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (TNP) on Thursday reported earnings of $5.5 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Athens, Greece-based company said it had net income of 12 cents.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ Dynagas LNG Partners LP (DLNG) on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $23.9 million.
On a per-share basis, the Athens, Greece-based company said it had net income of 57 cents.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coast guard on Monday said it had prevented more than a thousand migrants and refugees crossing to its islands in boats from the nearby coast of Turkey over the past three days.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish security forces have detained a Greek citizen accused of spying for Athens’ intelligence service, the state-run Anadolu news agency said Saturday.
The man, identified as Muhammed Amar Ampara, was allegedly involved in gathering information about the deployment of Turkish military border units, as well as information on Turkey’s Syrian population and Turks who fled to Greece after a 2016 coup attempt in Turkey.
ATLANTA (AP) — The candidates in a Democratic runoff for Georgia's 10th Congressional District are still Tabitha Johnson-Green and Jessica Fore, after a recount demanded by third-place finisher Phyllis Hatcher didn't allow Hatcher to overtake Fore for second place.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday warned Greece to demilitarize islands in the Aegean Sea, saying he was “not joking” and posting tweets in Greek and English, in a marked harshening of rhetoric against Turkey’s neighbor and historic regional rival.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A court in central Greece has overturned a ruling that authorized the confiscation of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker at the center of a volatile dispute over international sanctions.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jack Bauerle, who won seven NCAA women’s team championships in his 43 years as Georgia's swimming coach, announced his retirement on Wednesday.
Bauerle, 70, is the longest-tenured coach of any sport in Georgia history.
ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans traded countercharges about who's insufficiently conservative or truthful during debates Monday while staking out far-right positions on abortion and gun rights ahead of June 21 runoffs in three Georgia congressional races.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ Labor and Social Insurance Minister Zeta Emilianidou died in a hospital in the Greek capital after suffering a brain aneurism last month, the government announced late Monday.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek firefighters on Sunday were battling a wildfire for a second day near two Athens suburbs.
Local media reported some damage to houses as well as vehicles, with 65 fire engines and 283 firefighters still operating in the area.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Greece's ambassador to Turkey was summoned to the Foreign Ministry over concerns about the activities of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party in his country, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey will no longer hold high-level talks with neighboring Greece, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday amid rising tensions between the traditional rivals.
Ankara resumed negotiations with Athens last year following a five-year break to address differences over a range of issues such as mineral exploration in the eastern Mediterranean and rival claims in the Aegean Sea.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Police in Greece have arrested a 37-year-old man carrying a hunting rifle in front of the country’s parliament building, after a brief standoff with members of a police tactical unit.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they are planning a major extension of a wall along the country’s border with Turkey and are seeking European Union financial support for the additional construction.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The district attorney of coastal Georgia's largest county has become the latest prosecutor statewide to say she'll generally stop prosecuting misdemeanor marijuana cases involving possession of less than an ounce of the drug.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized two Greek oil tankers Friday in helicopter-launched raids in the Persian Gulf, officials said. The action appeared to be retaliation for Athens' assistance in the U.S.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A 14-year-old Athens boy was arrested Friday for shooting two other teens over a social media post earlier this week, police said.
Athens-Clarke County police charged the boy as a juvenile with four counts of aggravated assault.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ StealthGas Inc. (GASS) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $7.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Athens, Greece-based company said it had profit of 20 cents.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $170.4 million.
The Athens, Greece-based company said it had net income of $1.67 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.72 per share.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ Diana Shipping inc. (DSX) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $26 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Athens, Greece-based company said it had net income of 31 cents per share.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard on Monday prevented at least 590 migrants from illegally entering the country's waters in the eastern Aegean Sea from neighboring Turkey in assorted vessels, authorities said.
WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two Republican frontrunners are hoping to clinch primary majorities as candidates make their final pitches to Georgia voters on Saturday ahead of Tuesday's election.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Crowd violence and tear gas marred the Greek Cup final where Panathinaikos made a first-half penalty hold up to beat PAOK 1-0 on Saturday.
Also, penalty-scorer Aitor Cantalapiedra was allegedly hit in the hand by a chunk of cement thrown from the crowd.