WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two Republican frontrunners are hoping to clinch primary majorities as candidates make their final pitches to Georgia voters on Saturday ahead of Tuesday's election.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Vangelis, the Greek electronic composer who wrote the unforgettable Academy Award-winning score for the film “Chariots of Fire” and music for dozens of other movies, documentaries and TV series, has died at 79.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ Danaos Corp. (DAC) on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $331.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the Athens, Greece-based company said it had profit of $16. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $11.36 per share.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek helicopter pilot was sentenced to life in prison Monday for killing his British-Greek wife in their home on the outskirts of Athens and trying to mislead police for weeks by claiming she was killed by intruders in a brutal house invasion.
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Authorities in northern Greece say a man has been killed in an automated dumpster after opening the bin and looking inside, apparently in search of food.
Police said the unidentified man, believed to be homeless and aged around 40, was was trapped in the bin and crushed to death when the compactor mechanism was activated.
LONDON (AP) — Former unified light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan announced his retirement from boxing after a career that also included a silver medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
“It’s time to hang up my gloves,” the 35-year-old Khan said Friday on Twitter.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is extending a bilateral military agreement with the United States for five years, with officials from the country’s center-right government arguing that enhanced alliances within NATO will help stabilize the region rattled by Russia's war in Ukraine and tension in the eastern Mediterranean.
LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — A woman who ran a Belarusian opposition messaging app channel and was arrested along with her activist boyfriend when an airliner they were on was forced to land in Belarus was convicted Friday of charges that included inciting social hatred.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — For Emma Stone, acting in “Bleat,” a Greek silent movie with surreal and disturbing scenes of sex, death, and resurrection, was a professional challenge and a relief. Playing a young widow in the 30-minute, black-and-white film, Stone said she welcomed rejoining Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos for the limited-release project set on the Greek island of Tinos and featuring goats roaming its rock-and-thorn landscape.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — American Athletic Conference player of the year Diamond Battles is following her coach to Georgia.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Residents of a Black neighborhood in north Georgia lost more than $5 million on their properties when their homes were destroyed and replaced with university dorms and parking lots more than 50 years ago, according to an analysis by University of Georgia professors.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece raised 1.5 billion euros in a 7-year bond re-issue Wednesday, tapping markets days after a sovereign credit rating upgrade.
Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said the money was raised with a yield of 2.4% ‒ up from the 2% yield in 2020 when the bond was first issued.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece made a formal protest to Turkey on Wednesday involving accusations that the fellow-NATO member conducted unauthorized military flights over inhabited Greek islands.
“These actions constitute a violation of Greece’s sovereignty, they are an unacceptable provocation and run contrary to fundamental principles of international law,” Greece's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
NEW YORK (AP) — The quirky dance-pop outfit The B-52s are hitting the road one last time for a final tour this summer that will roam from coast to coast.
“No one likes to throw a party more than we do, but after almost a half-century on the road, it’s time for one last blow-out,” said Fred Schneider, co-founder and singer for the Athens, Georgia-based band, in a statement.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — For the first time in three years, Greeks were able to celebrate Orthodox Easter without the restrictions made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic.
Beyond the obvious religious messages, in Greece, Easter signifies a return to the countryside, often to people's ancestral homes, and a mass exodus from big cities.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Inside Greece’s Orthodox churches, candles are a symbol of faith and simplicity, slender and traditionally made of beeswax, and placed in large candleholders filled with sand.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Terry Roberts has announced his plans to transfer from Bradley, where he was a first-team Missouri Valley Conference point guard, to Georgia.
Roberts posted his transfer plans on his Twitter account on Monday, giving new Georgia coach Mike White a boost to his first-year roster.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they are searching for the captain of a small Polish-flagged sailboat found moored in a bay on the island of Salamina, near the country’s largest port of Piraeus, carrying five Syrian nationals who had been smuggled into the country from neighboring Turkey.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Two Turkish men who apparently flew right across the Aegean Sea in an ultralight aircraft to seek asylum in the European Union have been rescued after they ran out of fuel and ditched their small plane off the Greek island of Evia, officials said Monday.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (TNP) on Thursday reported a loss of $101.9 million in its fourth quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Athens, Greece-based company said it had a loss of $5.05.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A Maryland woman faces a murder charge after Alabama sheriff’s deputies found a woman dead at a home.
Limestone County deputies were responding to a burglary-in-progress call in Athens on Saturday, Al.com reported.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Wearing the names of heavily bombarded cities on its jerseys, Ukrainian soccer club Shakhtar Donetsk opened a series of charity games on a government-backed “Global Tour for Peace” with a 1-0 loss at Greek league leader Olympiakos on Saturday.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has received a 3.6 billion euro ($3.9 billion) payment out of its allotted 30.5 billion from the European Union’s pandemic recovery fund.
The announcement was made Friday by Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Commission’s executive vice president, via video link with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Human Rights Watch on Thursday accused authorities in Greece of allegedly using migrants to help carry out summary, illegal deportations of asylum seekers at the country's border before they are able to register their claims.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Public transport largely ground to a halt in the Greek capital Wednesday and state-run services remained shuttered as workers walked off the job in a 24-hour general strike to protest rising prices.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A fire that began in a turbine building at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in north Alabama was extinguished by a Tennessee Valley Authority crew without any injuries, the utility said Monday.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek woman accused of killing her hospitalized 9-year-old daughter was ordered held in pre-trial prison custody late Monday, under enhanced protection measures to prevent her from being attacked by other inmates.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A north Alabama police department is building a database of private security cameras to help investigators know where to look for evidence after a crime is committed.
ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has filed suit against the city of Athens and its manager claiming violations of state open records and open meetings laws.
Athens resident Larry Eaton sued in McMinn County Chancery Court last month, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reported.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A 33-year-old woman from southern Greece has been charged with the murder of her 9-year-old daughter, and the deaths of her two other daughters in the past three years are being reviewed in a case that has drawn national attention.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Protesting Greek health care workers clashed with police outside parliament during a demonstration in Athens Wednesday against proposed hospital reforms.
Riot police fired tear gas at protesters who challenged a cordon.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — People donate items to classrooms and teachers all the time, but an Alabama school is turning around the theme by donating a missile and a tank-like carrier painted red, white and blue to a veterans museum.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — New Georgia coach Mike White has hired Akeem Miskdeen, who was on White's staff at Florida, as an assistant coach.
Miskdeen (pronounced mis-cuh-deen) was an assistant coach at Florida Atlantic for three seasons before joining White at Florida.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Thousands of people lined the streets in central Athens as fighter jets flew overhead and tanks rolled down the street outside Parliament during Greece’s independence day parade Friday, the first to be open to spectators in two years as coronavirus restrictions ease.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece on Thursday signed deals worth some 4 billion euros ($4.4 billion) to buy three navy frigates and six additional Rafale fighter jets from France, as Athens strengthens its armed forces in response to tension with neighboring Turkey.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Three factory workers were killed in a powerful explosion Monday at a commercial dynamite factory in northern Greece, while one injured worker was hospitalized, authorities said.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jurors found a former north Alabama high school principal guilty on Friday of participating in an effort to defraud the state of education funds by falsely enrolling hundreds of private school students as full-time public school students in Athens and Limestone County between 2016 and 2018.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A new, government-sanctioned encampment for homeless people opened this week in Athens.
First Step, operated by the Athens Alliance Coalition Inc., opened Wednesday morning, according to the Athens Banner-Herald.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — High energy costs are stoking unrest in parts of Europe, with Spain deploying more than 23,000 police officers amid a truckers’ strike Friday and farmers in France and Greece snarling traffic with their protests.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Holding up vegetables and black flags, hundreds of protesting farmers blocked traffic in central Athens on Friday to demand that the government grant them additional concessions to cope with high energy costs.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ Dynagas LNG Partners LP (DLNG) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $16.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Athens, Greece-based company said it had net income of 38 cents per share.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's impressive class of NFL draft candidates commanded an unusually large audience at the school's Pro Day on Wednesday.
After Georgia sent 14 players to the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis earlier this month, the most of any school, the talent was again on display on campus.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A former sheriff’s deputy was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to fatally shooting a University of Georgia graduate student who he thought was having an affair with his wife.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The trio of Georgia defensive linemen projected as first-round selections in next month's NFL draft have highlighted the talent that enabled the Bulldogs to win the national championship.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) _ StealthGas Inc. (GASS) on Tuesday reported a loss of $38.7 million in its fourth quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Athens, Greece-based company said it had a loss of $1.02.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard said Friday it has prevented five boats carrying more than 120 people in total from illegally entering Greek waters in the eastern Aegean Sea from Turkey.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia voters could get a chance to legalize gambling on horse racing after a Senate committee on Wednesday passed a constitutional amendment, but the fate of the legislation remains uncertain.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — If No. 13 Tennessee is considered a big favorite in an early-round NCAA Tournament game this month, John Fulkerson hopes the Vols remember their shaky first half against lowly Georgia.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — National champion Georgia added another familiar face to its football coaching staff with the hiring of Stacy Searels to oversee the offensive line.
Searels is a 30-year coaching veteran who spent the last three seasons as North Carolina's offensive line assistant.