Stories tagged: greece
Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
Greece’s Culture Ministry says three shipwrecks from ancient and mediaeval times and large sections of their cargoes have been discovered off the small Aegean island of Kasos.
Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
Pirates seized four crew members from a Greek-flagged ship off the coast of Togo on Monday while authorities in neighboring Benin searched for nine people who were kidnapped from a …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019
An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has left Gibraltar and was heading Monday east into …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
More than a thousand firefighters battled wildfires Tuesday in Greece, with the largest burning out of control through a nature reserve on the island of Evia north of Athens causing …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
The former Gonzaga star jogs between five courts Monday at the HUB Sports Center to check on 122 youngsters at his third annual skills camp, leaning over to high-five one …
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
Williams-Goss is joining the Utah Jazz on a three-year contract, according to multiple reports, two years after being drafted late in the second round by the NBA team.
Thu., July 11, 2019
A state of emergency has been declared in an area of northern Greece after a violent storm tore through seaside resorts, killing six tourists. A fisherman, who had been missing, …
Wed., July 10, 2019
Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece.
Mon., July 8, 2019
ATHENS, Greece – Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in …
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019
Ballo had 21 points, 17 rebounds and four blocked shots in an 84-74 victory over Puerto Rico 84-74 on Friday, lifting Mali into the semifinals. Mali had never advanced to …
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019
Greece’s most famous archaeological site, the Acropolis in Athens, has shut down to visitors for four hours because of hot weather in the capital.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
Current and future Gonzaga players continue to be one of the major storylines at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
Joel Ayayi put on a show, but his Gonzaga teammate Filip Petrusev and Serbia got the win.
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019
Gonzaga sophomores Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi helped their respective teams to wins Sunday for the second straight day at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019
Gonzaga sophomores Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi had strong first games Saturday at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
The Gonzaga Prep standout was one of 18 finalists out of 31 training-camp participants, but wasn’t selected for the final 12-man roster announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019
Gonzaga incoming freshman Anton Watson is one of 18 finalists for the USA U19 World Cup team.
Mon., June 17, 2019
A boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off the Turkish coast on Monday, leaving at least 12 migrants dead, Turkey’s coast guard said.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
Greece’s prime minister says his government will formally revive a long-standing demand for Germany to pay vast reparations for the World War II Nazi occupation.
Mon., April 15, 2019
The Greek government on Monday said it is in talks with European bailout lenders to repay its debts to the International Monetary Fund early as market borrowing rates have tumbled …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
Protesting Greek school teachers have clashed with police in central Athens during a demonstration against government plans for hiring new teachers.
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018
Greece’s culture ministry said Tuesday that archaeologists have located the first tangible remains of a lost city that the ancient Greeks believed was first settled by Trojan captives of war …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
For many young Europeans, a post-high-school “gap year” has become a rite of passage, with many enjoying a year to travel the world and celebrate their newfound freedom. But a …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
100 years in Spokane: City converts hotel to flu hospital as cases mount; both congressional candidates ill
City health officials were converting the Lion Hotel on South Lincoln Street in to a temporary Spanish flu hospital.
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
Greek authorities are looking for three missing people on a Greek island after a rare and powerful Mediterranean storm dumped heavy rain on the region.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
Greece’s public order minister resigned Friday over the deadly forest fire that killed at least 87 people in a seaside area near Athens last week, after spending days defending the …
Mon., July 30, 2018
Coast guard divers recovered a body Monday near an area of Greece ravaged by a deadly wildfire a week ago the search for more victims focused on the coastline where …
Sun., July 29, 2018
Fire officials in Greece raised the death toll from a wildfire that raged through a coastal area east of Athens to 91 and reported that 25 people were missing Sunday, …
Thu., July 26, 2018
Greek authorities said Thursday there were serious indications that a deadly wildfire that gutted a vacation resort near Athens was started deliberately, while experts warned that the devastated coastal town …
Wed., July 25, 2018
The cries for help pierced the choking smoke. Dozens of people bobbed in the sea, forced by the vicious flames into the water. Children held onto adults, and people who …