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Athens (Greece)

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  • Left-wing Greek leader gives up on forming a government

     
    Greece's Alexis Tsipras of the leftist Syriza party gave up Wednesday on forming a government. Tsipras had pledged to tear up the country's bailout agreements with its international creditors....
  • Greek politicians still struggling to form government

     
    Greeks politicians struggled Wednesday to find common ground to form a new government after Sunday's election. The radical left leader, Alex Tsipras, has been meeting with other party chiefs to try to come to an agreement on a government....
  • Greece to hold new election on June 17

     
    Voters will go to the polls for the second time in two months in Greece on June 17. The repeat round follows an inconclusive election May 6 that left no party in overall control, heightening fears that Greece will default on its debt and leave the...
  • Review: 'The Unexpected Guest' from Sands Theater Company

    Review: 'The Unexpected Guest' from Sands Theater Company
    THE UNEXPECTED GUEST: One of the nice things about Agatha Christie's Unexpected Guest is how expected so much of it is. There's a reason in the publishing world such mysteries are called "cozies." The mysterious butler. The mysterious stranger. The...
  • 'Timon' of a galaxy far, far away ...

    In Chicago Shakespeare Theater's new rethinking of Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens," the venerable London stage actor Ian McDiarmid plays Timon, "a psychological mess," the actor says, "a British lord in America, rich from birth and generous with money,...
  • Italian drama gets top recognition at festival

    Italian drama gets top recognition at festival
    The foreign feature film "Apartment in Athens" won big during the 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival juried competition, taking away four awards in multiple categories. The film, also known as "Appartamento ad Atene," won for Best Feature Length...
  • Socialist Hollande Ousts Sarkozy As French Leader

    PARIS (Reuters) - Socialist Francois Hollande swept to victory in France's presidential election on Sunday in a swing to the left at the heart of Europe that could start a pushback against German-led austerity. Hollande beat conservative incumbentNicolas...
  • 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival award winners

    Here is the official list of award winners for this year's Newport Beach Film Festival, which wrapped up May 3 after screening some 450 films from 50 countries: * Jury Awards Best Feature Film: "Apartment In Athens" Best Actor: Gerasimos Skiadaresis...
  • Costa Mesa continues outsourcing efforts

    The Costa Mesa City Council will consider Tuesday whether to outsource five city services, more than a year since the wheels were first set in motion amid furious protests from city workers and local activists. City staff are recommending Costa Mesa...
  • All the comforts of home as Greeks return to the taverna

    All the comforts of home as Greeks return to the taverna
    In the Athens I knew when I first moved here almost 20 years ago, the taverna was still an institution. That was in the early 1990s, before a stock market boom, the Olympics, and the return of a generation of young, cosmopolitan Greeks who had left to...
  • PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown

    PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown
    Theo Angelopoulos Award-winning Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos, 76, an award-winning Greek filmmaker known for his slow and dreamlike style as a director, was killed in a road accident Tuesday in Athens. Police and hospital officials said...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Cacoyannis, Linda Christian

    PASSINGS: Michael Cacoyannis, Linda Christian
    Michael Cacoyannis Filmmaker directed 'Zorba the Greek' Michael Cacoyannis, 89, the Cyprus-born filmmaker and screenwriter who directed the 1964 film classic "Zorba the Greek," starring Anthony Quinn, died Monday at an Athens hospital of complications...