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Defence minister meets with U.S. ambassador ahead of Washington, DC trip

National Defence Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos met with U.S. Ambassador to Greece David D. Pearce at the ministry on Tuesday,
August 19, 2014

Missouri governor orders national guard to Ferguson

The governor of the central U.S. state of Missouri has ordered the National Guard to the town of Ferguson, after a week of sometimes violent protests sparked by the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.
August 18, 2014

Obama: Iraq campaign will be 'long-term project'

President Obama says, "I don't think we're going to solve this problem in weeks."
CNN: August 10, 2014

US Planes Strike ISIL Artillery in Iraq

U.S. military aircraft have conducted a strike on Islamist militant artillery used against Kurdish forces defending Irbil, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday.
August 8, 2014

Pentagon confirms US general killed in Kabul

A man wearing an Afghan army uniform has shot and killed a U.S. general and wounded a number of American and international troops in what appears to be another "insider attack" by a member of Afghanistan's security forces.
August 5, 2014

Soccer: Crew may be looking at Greek forward

Greek forward Dimitrios Papadopoulos has been linked to the Crew, and coach Gregg Berhalter declined to comment on the team’s interest in the 32-year-old national-team player.
The Columbus Dispatch: August 5, 2014

Ancient coins returned to Greece as part of New York plea deal

A collection of ancient silver pieces forfeited during an undercover investigation into black-market coin trading in New York City was handed over to the Greek government at a ceremony on Monday, city officials said.
Euronews: August 5, 2014

Top secret serum likely saved U.S. Ebola patients

Dr. Kent Brantly's condition dramatically improved after he received the medication, a source says. After two doses, Nancy Writebol showed significant improvement.
CNN: August 4, 2014

US: Russia violated nuclear treaty

The United States accused Russia of violating a historic nuclear test ban treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile.
July 29, 2014

Erdogan's rhetoric raises diplomatic tensions

Turkey’s prime minister has been criticizing U.S. policies in the Middle East, particularly regarding the conflict in Syria and fighting between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
July 24, 2014