It's been nearly two years since Mujtaba Haidar's family disappeared on a boat bound for Lesbos. He's still searching for them.
The refugee crisis in Europe has many asking how they can direct their funds and attention to Syrian and other refugees. Here's what a director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation recommends.
Migrants die in increasingly desperate, and risky trips to Europe. But one smuggler seems okay to be their guide, so long as he gets paid.
Greece has had a hard time dealing with austerity measures imposed by its European counterparts. But there's one mayor, the tattooed, foul-mouthed scion of a winemaking dynasty, who European leaders call a "beacon of hope" for the country.
Chaos is a Greek word — and it's apt, as the country pursues a high-stakes negotiation strategy that could lead to bankruptcy for the country.
Puerto Rico has a terrible economy. That's why some economists think that allowing it to file Chapter 9 bankruptcy might be a good idea.
Voters in Greece have thrown their support behind Alexis Tsipras, the leader of a left-wing, anti-austerity party called Syriza. Tsipras says his first task as prime minister will be to renegotiate the tough economic measures imposed on Greece by the Eurozone, the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank. Tsipras says he wants to give Greeks their dignity back.
Until recently, the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party enjoyed substantial popularity in Greece. Then, two weeks ago, a Golden Dawn member admitted to killing anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas. In the following days, Greek authorities arrested more than 20 Golden Dawn members, including much of the party's leadership.
Today, Greece became the first developed country to default on an IMF loan. What happens next is uncertain, but the man who now oversees Greece's economy warned years ago that a default could ripple across the globe.