Britons Switch Off Coverage of Royal Death

Britons switched off their televisions Friday in record numbers, apparently frustrated with the blanket coverage of the death of Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth and the longest serving royal consort in British history. The BBC, …

Greece Slams Turkey Over PKK Terror Claims

Greece has lashed out at Turkey for alleging that the government in Athens is aiding and abetting what Ankara sees as Kurdish terrorists. But the accusation, contained in a newly released video, comes after reports …

Blackmore 1st Woman to Win Grand National Horse Race

A Hollywood fantasy turned into reality Saturday when Rachael Blackmore became the first female jockey to win Britain’s grueling Grand National horse race, breaking one of the biggest gender barriers in sports. Blackmore, a 31-year-old Irishwoman, …

Crime Reporter Gunned Down in Athens

A Greek journalist known for his crime reporting was shot dead outside his Athens home Friday, police said.     George Karaivaz, who worked for the privately owned broadcaster STAR TV, was known for his …

Britain’s Prince Philip Dies

Prince Philip, the Greek-born consort to Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest sitting monarch, has died at the age of 99. The Duke of Edinburgh is best remembered for his sense of duty to the queen, and also his sense of humor. …

US Won’t Commit to NATO Membership for Ukraine

The United States reaffirmed its commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity Tuesday but stopped short of publicly backing Kyiv’s call for a quicker path to membership in NATO. “We’ve long been discussing that aspiration with …

Italian Ballroom Dancers Twirl Through Lockdown

Social distancing is not usually part of the ballroom dancing lexicon. But in an industrial zone on the outskirts of Rome, couples of every age twirl and turn across the dance floor, even through a pandemic, just as ballroom dancers have done …

Bulgarians Vote for New Parliament

Bulgarians began voting in a parliamentary election on Sunday that will decide whether long-serving Prime Minister Boyko Borissov wins a new four-year mandate despite persistent concerns about corruption in the European Union’s poorest member state.   Opinion …

Kosovo Vote to Elect New President Stymied

Kosovo’s parliament failed to confirm a new president Saturday, despite backing from the reformist camp that swept this year’s elections, with politicians resuming the vote Sunday after a night of deadlock.Albin Kurti and his leftist …