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January 13, 2019 11:02 AM Greek right-wing coalition partner says will not back government in a confidence vote

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek right-wing coalition partner Panos Kammenos said on Sunday he would not support Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a confidence vote in parliament. Kammenos, whose Independent Greeks party props up the government, resigned on Sunday from the defense minister’s post in protest at a deal ending a long running dispute with Macedonia 146

January 11, 2019 8:54 AM Greek PM to seek support from ally to avert snap election

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will ask his conservative coalition ally on Friday to keep supporting the government, hoping to avert a snap election after the parties fell out over a deal on neighboring Macedonia’s name. Tsipras has said that he will request a confidence vote if he loses the parliamentary support of the right-wing 156

January 8, 2019 2:44 AM Castro grandson under fire for flaunting decadent lifestyle: yachts, fine dining, luxury suites and more

Photos of young people living it up and flaunting their material trappings are nothing new on social media. Except when it’s the grandson of Fidel Castro, the late Cuban Communist leader. Tony Castro, who is in his early 20s and a spitting image of his grandfather, has been posting photos on his private Instagram account showing off his BMW, meals at posh restaurants 351

January 6, 2019 2:07 PM Palestinians protest patriarch ahead of Orthodox Christmas

BETHLEHEM, West Bank – Dozens of Palestinians are protesting the arrival of the Greek Orthodox patriarch of the Holy Land at an Orthodox Christmas celebration in Bethlehem. The protesters shouted "traitor" at Patriarch Theophilos III as he made his way under heavy guard Sunday toward the Church of the Nativity, revered by Christians as the traditional 124

January 6, 2019 12:32 PM 3 dead after heavy rain turns Greek creek into torrent

ATHENS, Greece – Greece's fire service says the bodies of two men missing since a downpour on Thursday have been found separately in a creek southeast of Athens. The two men, 67 and 64 years old, along with the older man's wife, had set out from Keratea, a town about 45 kilometers (28 miles) southeast of Athens, in the pouring rain. The 64-year-old had volunteered 134

December 14, 2018 11:42 PM Last minute donation saves Chicago church from auction

CHICAGO – A 120-year-old Chicago church was saved from auction after a midnight call from a group of donors, which one church official said was "a Christmas miracle." Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church held what parishioners believed would be its final service on Thursday. The church was slated to go to auction Friday after facing legal issues and about 92

November 10, 2018 4:15 PM Van Carrying Migrants Crashes, Killing a Child and Injuring 27 in Greece

(THESSALONIKI, Greece) — Greek police say that a 4-year-old Iraqi boy has been killed and 27 others injured when a van carrying migrants struck a truck while fleeing police in northern Greece. Police said Saturday that the two traffickers, including the 24-year-old Iraqi driver, were among the injured. The van, with Bulgarian license plates, failed to stop at a police 91

November 9, 2018 3:33 PM McDonald's adds new international items to flagship restaurant menu

This McDonald’s is expanding its international menu again with menu items from India, Australia, France, Canada, and Germany - like this Cheddar BBQ Bacon Burger. (McDonald's) McDonald’s new flagship store in Chicago has been serving international items such as poutine from Canada, a McSpicy Chicken Sandwich from Hong Kong, and a McFlurry Prestígio from Brazil 132

November 2, 2018 3:46 PM Soccer: Four Balkan countries consider 2030 World Cup, Euro 2028 bids

VARNA, Bulgaria (Reuters) - Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania are considering a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup and the European championship two years earlier, Balkan countries’ officials said on Friday. No Balkan nation has hosted the World Cup while the former Yugoslavia, which broke up in 1991, hosted the four-country European Championships 92

November 1, 2018 1:42 PM Mac Miller Tribute Concert Turns into Emotional Night for Family, Friends and Fans

Mac Miller's gotta be feeling the love after his closest friends and thousands of his fans celebrated his life and his music with a concert in L.A. All the artists gathered at L.A.'s Greek Theatre either played Mac's songs or songs about him ... and the giant screen onstage was filled with photos and videos of Mac all night. Mayer played Mac's "Small 78