For the last quarter century, which is half of her life, Elpida The Souvlaki Lady has been stationed on 33rd Street at Ditmars Boulevard.
The announcement that the banks and stock market in Greece would be closed was made by the Greek Prime Minister on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Within 24 hours, markets around the world declined in value. There wasn't any country you could escape to for safety.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
To put the arrest of Mansour and the collaboration between Egypt and Germany in context, one needs to understand that Egypt's government is not only illegitimate but weak, which explains why it is trying to pull EU countries -- mainly Germany and the United Kingdom -- into its camp.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in London today released its long-term macroeconomic forecasts with key trends from now to 2050.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
Merkel and Cameron's endorsement of Sisi prolongs Egypt's agony, increases the prospect of a total social breakdown of the most populous Arab nation, and has absolutely no effect on the human rights situation in the country.
The Republican reaction to Pope Francis's climate encyclical, juxtaposed to the Democratic congressional rebellion against President Obama on trade, suggest that climate and energy are powerfully disrupting the grid-locked orthodoxy which has dominated American politics for the last decade.
The topics of strengthening the transatlantic partnership and advancing economic freedom were brought to the forefront, when we gathered in Brussels at a dinner event of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in December 2014.
We've all dreamed of going to the most photographed cities in Europe like Paris, London, Prague, Venice, and Rome (guilty as charged), but the truth is that the European continent has so many hidden gems that are equally worth a visit.
Two hundred years ago this month, on June 18, 1815, on the field of Waterloo, in what is now Belgium, a French army under the command of the former Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was decisively defeated.
Given an explicit threat to destroy "local and proud" industries in Germany, it's hardly surprising that antitrust authorities are taking action. It might be time for communities and industries outside Silicon Valley to rise up and demand U.S. policymakers take action as well to protect local jobs and fight economic concentration.
The first time someone wondered if I was Norwegian, it was actually on a beach in Israel. A new Dutch friend I'd made at a conference came over to me and pointed back to this guy further up the beach and said, "Bjorn wants to know where you're from in Norway."
Paid family leave is as popular as vanilla ice cream and a boxful of kittens. In a CBS-New York Times poll from late last month, 80 percent of people support a paid family leave law and 85 percent believe we should have paid sick leave!
That mobile is the new buzzword is no surprise. News and content consumers want their regular fixes on the go, everywhere, all the time, and newspapers are having a hard time keeping up. So the Innovations report offers papers the following advice to jump on the mobile train before it leaves the station.
The lawsuit from a group of states and Ohio-based Murray Energy Corp, claimed that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency exceeded its authority when it proposed the Clean Power Plan last year. Even though the rule isn't slated to be final until August, the plaintiffs indicated they were facing steep costs to prepare for it.