Derek Gatopoulos, The Associated Press

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The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Derek:

Despite risks, Greek islands keen to reopen to tourists

MYKONOS, Greece (AP) — The Greek island of Mykonos' newest bar-restaurant, Pelican, seemed to appear from nowhere. → Read More

Greece lifts its lockdown on hotels, pools, golf courses

Greece has lifted lockdown measures for hotels, open-air cinemas, golf courses and public swimming pools as the country ramped up preparations for the tourism season that starts in two weeks → Read More

Greece lifts its lockdown on hotels, pools, golf courses

Greece lifted lockdown restrictions Monday for hotels, open-air cinemas, golf courses and public swimming pools as the country ramped up preparations for the crucial summer tourism season to start in two weeks. Strict public safety measures have kept Greece’s COVID-19 infection rate low. The country → Read More

In race for tourism, Greece reopens cafes, island ferries

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage → Read More

US faces a Memorial Day like no other

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Americans prepared to mark a Memorial Day like no other as the coronavirus pandemic upended traditional commemorations, while Greece sought to revive its crucial tourism sector by restoring ferry services to its popular Aegean islands. U.S. authorities warned beach-goers to heed social distancing rules to avoid a resurgence of the virus […] → Read More

US faces Memorial Day like no other under virus restrictions

U.S. authorities warned beach-goers to heed social-distancing rules to avoid a resurgence of the virus that has infected 5.4 million people worldwide and killed over 345,000, including nearly 100,000 Americans, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. → Read More

US faces a Memorial Day like no other; Greek islands reopen

U.S. authorities warned beach-goers to heed social-distancing rules to avoid a resurgence of the virus that has infected 5.4 million people worldwide and killed over 345,000, including nearly 100,000 Americans, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. → Read More

US faces a Memorial Day like no other; Greek islands reopen

U.S. authorities warned beach-goers to heed social-distancing rules to avoid a resurgence of the virus that has infected 5.4 million people worldwide and killed over 345,000, including nearly 100,000 Americans, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. → Read More

Coronavirus: Europe reopens widely, seeks to salvage summer vacations

New infections and deaths have slowed considerably in Europe, where some countries started easing lockdowns a month ago and even the harshest shutdowns have loosened significantly. → Read More

Europe reopens widely; China gives $2 billion to virus fight

Europe is reopening more widely, allowing people into the Acropolis in Athens, shops in Italy, museums in Belgium, golf courses in Ireland and beer gardens in Bavaria → Read More

Europe reopens widely, seeks to salvage summer vacations

In Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro greeted hundreds of supporters — and joined some in performing push-ups — who gathered before the presidential offices to back his open-the-economy drive. Bolsonaro has played down the impact of the virus even as it has swept through Latin America’s most populous country, leaving over 16,000 people dead. → Read More

Europe reopens widely; China gives $2 billion to virus fight

Europe reopened more widely on Monday, allowing people into the Acropolis in Athens, high-fashion boutiques in Italy, museums in Belgium, golf courses in Ireland and beer gardens in Bavaria. China announced it will give $2 billion to the fight against the coronavirus. As nations carved out a new normal → Read More

Europe reopens widely, seeks to salvage summer vacations

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Europe reopened more widely on Monday, allowing people into the Acropolis in Athens, shops in Italy, markets and museums in Belgium, garden stores in Ireland and beer gardens in Bavaria while its leaders discussed how to salvage Europe's hallowed summer vacations. As nations carved out a new normal amid the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization was holding its… → Read More

Coronavirus: Europe reopens widely, seeks to salvage summer vacations

New infections and deaths have slowed considerably in Europe, where some countries started easing lockdowns a month ago and even the harshest shutdowns have loosened significantly. → Read More

Coronavirus: Europe reopens widely, seeks to salvage summer vacations

New infections and deaths have slowed considerably in Europe, where some countries started easing lockdowns a month ago and even the harshest shutdowns have loosened significantly. → Read More

Outside US, top scientists steer debate away from politics

“The particular features of a pandemic give new dimensions to questions of trust,” said Terry Flew, a professor of communication at Queensland University of Technology. “Experts who understand the subject and politicians prepared to listen to them, become vitally important. In most countries, this is happening. Hopefully, it marks a return of confidence in experts.” Here’s a look at some other… → Read More

Outside US, top scientists steer debate away from politics

ATHENS, Greece — (AP) — President Donald Trump is never far from a public spat with his government’s top expert on the pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the most recent flare-up occurring this week over the pace of reopening schools. Among U.S. allies, however, many leaders are happy to step away from the spotlight to leverage experts’ ability to counter misleading information and appeal across… → Read More

Outside US, top scientists steer debate away from politics

President Donald Trump is never far from a public spat with his government’s top expert on the pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the most recent flare-up occurring this week over the pace of reopening schools. Among U.S. allies, however, many leaders are happy to step away from the spotlight to leverage → Read More

Back in recession, Greece puts faith in digital overhaul

At just 36, Kyriakos Pierrakakis is at the center of Greece's effort to leave decades of slow-moving bureaucracy behind and help the country emerge from a recession caused by the pandemic with the help of digital technologies → Read More

Back in recession, Greece puts faith in digital overhaul

At just 36, Kyriakos Pierrakakis is at the center of Greece's effort to leave decades of slow-moving bureaucracy behind and help the country emerge from a recession caused by the pandemic with the help of digital technologies → Read More