Greek coast guard recovers body of migrant baby on Kos

ATHENS - Greece's coast guard recovered the badly decomposed body of a baby on Sunday on the shore of the island of Kos, a major entry point into the European Union for thousands of migrants and refugees who cross the Aegean Sea from nearby Turkey.

Greece must stick to program to exit bailout: PM

ATHENS - Greece must implement its bailout program fast to achieve its main aim of regaining access to market financing and escaping international supervision, re-elected leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday. | Video

World, 03 Oct 2015

Greece likely to meet deadline for bank money release: euro zone officials

BRUSSELS - Greece is likely to qualify for recapitalization funds for its banks by a Nov. 15 deadline because the payment depends mainly on financial sector reforms that it can implement by then, euro zone officials said on Friday.

02 Oct 2015

UNHCR says weather causes lull in refugee arrivals in Greece

GENEVA - The number of migrants and refugees arriving on Greece's shores has fallen this week due to poor weather but the flow will pick up again if the weather improves, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Friday.

World, 02 Oct 2015

Cyprus president says window for deal exists

NICOSIA - A settlement to Cyprus's long running division must address concerns of estranged Greek and Turkish Cypriots, the island's president said on Thursday, striking a conciliatory tone amid peace talks on the ethnically-split island.

World, 01 Oct 2015

Greek finance minister confident of returning to growth: FT

- Greece's new finance minister, Euclid Tsakalotos, while speaking to the Financial Times, said he "didn't see any reason" why growth wouldn't return to the beleaguered European nation, a week after it re-elected the left-wing Syriza party with 145 of 300 parliamentary seats to form a new government.

27 Sep 2015

For thousands fleeing war, transit through Greece continues unabated

PIRAEUS, Greece - They cheered, waved and flashed the victory sign when their boat, packed with thousands of mainly Afghan, Syrian and Iraqi refugees, docked at Greece's main port of Piraeus on Friday.

Greece's Tsipras says hard work awaits on reforms, debt relief

ATHENS - Greece needs to move swiftly to pass a first lender review of economic reforms in coming weeks and to start debt negotiations, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday, urging his new ministers to work more and chat less.

World, 25 Sep 2015

IMF says Cyprus making good progress on bailout reforms

ATHENS - Eurozone member Cyprus is making good progress on structural reforms under the terms of a 2013 bailout, the IMF said on Friday, and any effects on the island from Greece's crisis should be manageable.

World, IMF 25 Sep 2015

Greek 'Twittergate' shows perils of Tspiras balancing act

ATHENS - The resignation of a junior Greek minister hours after his appointment has exposed Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to fierce criticism and highlighted the challenge he faces to keep a fractious coalition together.

World, 24 Sep 2015