European leaders spent weeks hammering out an agreement aimed at shoring up confidence in the Euro and in the countries who use it. They finally agreed on a plan to bail out debt-ridden Greece. The World's Laura Lynch reports.
Our Geo Quiz today sent us searching for a group of Greek islands in the Ionian Sea. The answer is the Ionian Islands. One of those islands recently went up for sale. Anchor David Baron speaks with Chris Krolow, CEO of Private Islands Online.
Greece saw another day of nationwide strikes today. Tens of thousands went out to protest drastic wage cuts and pension freezes. As Joanna Kakissis reports from Athens it's leaving a bleak future for young Greeks.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a Greek island named after a mythical figure who flew too close to the sun. The island is called Ikaria. We hear some of the island's culinary secrets from a Greek-American chef who lives there.
Under severe pressure from conservative allies at home, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on European leaders on Thursday to forge a common approach to migration, calling it a "make or break" issue for Europe.
As nonprofits educate and train women, the gap in programming can and has caused additional conflict and violence in the homes of many refugee women whose husbands have begun to feel their power slip away as their wives and daughters move forward with their lives.
Behzad says he was imprisoned and tortured in Iran for four years before fleeing to Greece. In Athens, a special clinic for torture survivors, run by Doctors Without Borders, is helping people like him rebuild their lives.
In the refugee camps on the Greek island of Lesbos, vulnerable refugees, such as pregnant women, older people or families with small children can have their asylum cases processed faster than single men, who often wait the longest for any answer on their applications. Some men feel ignored and stuck.
After eight years of emergency loans, Greece on Monday exited the international bailout program that prevented it from going bankrupt. Far from celebrating, Greeks are still reeling from heavy pension cuts, tax hikes and troubling levels of unemployment.
Lawrence Alatrash fled his homeland in 2012, not only because of the developing Syrian civil war but also because of safety concerns due to his sexual orientation and gender identity. Now, at 25, he has the freedom to openly express his true self for the first time.
Nearly 1 million refugees and migrants have passed through Greece since the Syrian war began, leaving its environment and economy under duress — particularly during summers when tourism is in full swing.
More than 200 years ago, the British ambassador to the Ottoman Empire took a large part of the decorative marble sculptures and architecture off the outside of the Parthenon and brought them to London, where they now sit in the British Museum. For nearly 200 years, Greece has been asking for them back, to no avail.