Climate crisis: This nation is scorching in a heat wave and wildfires, yet it’s returning to planet-baking coal

Western Macedonia, Greece CNN — Dimitris Mitsaris opens his garage door and the smell of fermenting grapes emerges, as the first morning light bounces off dozens of steel tanks. Mitsaris and his family live here, in Agios Panteleimonas, a mountainous village of just 800 residents in northern Greece, and have made their home into a … Read more

How Russia’s war has harmed Ukraine’s ethnic Greek minority Russia-Ukraine war News

Kyiv, Ukraine – Natalia Harakoz died in early May, in the basement of her apartment building in the besieged southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol. The 86-year-old writer had relocated to the underground shelter after Russian shelling destroyed her apartment and large library, where the shelves included books she had written in her native Greek, describing … Read more

Elon Musk looks carefree as he enjoys a boat day in Mykonos with pal Sarah Staudinger

He recently revealed that he fathered ten children with three different women. And on Friday, Elon Musk, 51, looked carefree as he enjoyed a boat day with his pal Sarah Staudinger and her new husband, Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel, while vacationing in Mykonos, Greece. The multi-millionaire businessman arrived at the popular Greek island with a … Read more

Nia Vardalos reunites with John Corbett as they begin filming My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3

Nia Vardalos reunited with her on-screen husband John Corbett as filming began on My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 in Greece. The dynamic duo were spotted shooting scenes for the movie in Rafina, about 30 kilometers outside of Athens, on Wednesday. Nia, 59, has her hands full this time around, serving as not just the … Read more

Why Turkey, Greece remains on collision course over Aegean islands | Conflict

The Eastern Mediterranean and the islands of the Aegean, where Greek and Turkish claims overlap, are once again in the focus amid the latest dispute between Greece and Turkey. The complexity of the issue under international law is now further exacerbated by a lack of diplomacy. The two NATO allies are still in a dispute … Read more

In energy-strapped Europe, coal gets a Greek encore

By DEREK GATOPOULOS June 16, 2022 GMT KOZANI, Greece (AP) – At Greece’s largest coal mine, controlled explosions and the roar of giant excavators scooping up blasted rock have once again become routine. Coal production has been ramped up at the site near the northern Greek city of Kozani as the war in Ukraine … Read more