Joanna Kakissis

Joanna Kakissis appears in the following:

Welcome To The Country With The Biggest Crush On America

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Here's why Kosovo — land of Bill Clinton Boulevard, pets named Trump and a pantsuit boutique called Hillary — gives the United States its highest ratings.


In Greece, Many Asylum Seekers Are Stranded In Overcrowded Camps

Thursday, February 01, 2018

The European Union's inability to agree on how to manage migration has turned some of Greece's Aegean islands into squalid dumping grounds for asylum seekers.


The Coal Dependent Netherlands Searches For Alternatives

Monday, January 01, 2018

The Netherlands has a reputation for being clean and green but this progressive country is a huge polluter in Europe. It remains largely dependent on fossil fuels including coal.


Turks Fleeing To Greece Find Mostly Warm Welcome, Despite History

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

More than a year after a failed military coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, hundreds of Turks are seeking refuge in Greece — despite long rivalries between the two nations.


Greece And Turkey Seek To Work Together

Friday, December 08, 2017

Once sworn enemies, Greece and Turkey are now working out a cautious friendship. But on a historic visit to Greece, Turkey's president brought up some old grudges.


Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Walter Lassally Dies At 90

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Walter Lassally was the cinematographer on the 1964 film Zorba the Greek, for which he won an Academy Award. Lassally traveled the world telling epic stories through intimate images.


Brexit Leaves French Fishermen On The Hook

Monday, September 11, 2017

French fishermen in Brittany and Calais say up to 80 percent of their haul is from British waters. Many fear financial ruin if their access is restricted after Brexit.


A Greek Summer Hit Fills A Generation With Hope

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Marina Satti's song "Mantissa" ("Seer") has resonated with a generation of young Greeks trying to stay optimistic after the country's debt crisis and austerity.


Acid Attacks On The Rise In The U.K.

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Corrosive substances are increasingly used as weapons in the U.K., especially in London, which had more than 450 attacks in 2016.


Parisians Go For A Swim

Saturday, August 05, 2017

A canal in Paris has been opened for public swimming for the first time in recent memory, to the delight of families stuck in the city this summer.


Uncovering A 'Little Pompeii' In France

Friday, August 04, 2017

Archaeologists in France have discovered the well-preserved ruins of a Roman town, whose inhabitants appear to have fled to avoid a fire — leaving their belongings and household objects behind.


U.K. Businesses, Officials Push For Clarity, Transitional Deal With European Union

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Small-business owners are among those who say indecision is damaging the economy as they wait for new rules governing a post-Brexit U.K.


Why Greece Has Been Slow To Embrace Clean Energy

Sunday, July 30, 2017

With its famed sunshine and sea winds, Greece should be a clean energy hub. But it's been slow to abandon coal and embrace renewable energy. That's changing on one small island.


Acid Attacks At 'Epidemic' Level In U.K.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Recent acid attacks in Britain have led the police to reassure the public that such violence is rare, while stepping up attempts to find and stop the perpetrators.


Charlie Gard To Be Taken To Hospice Unless Deal Reached

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The parents of a terminally ill British child have until Thursday to make their own arrangements for his care, otherwise he will be taken to a hospice and allowed to die peacefully.


Morning News Brief: Health Care, Transgender Service Members, Foxconn, Charlie Gard

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Republicans continue debating health care plans while President Trump tweeted about transgender people in the military. Tony Romm of Recode discusses electronics-maker Foxconn's U.S. factory plans.


Morning News Brief: Senate Debates Health Care, Manafort Subpoena Dropped

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Noam Levey of the LA Times has the latest on health care. Also, a Senate committee is dropping their subpoena for Paul Manafort to testify. And the U.K. is set to ban new diesel and gas cars in 2040.


U.K. To Ban Diesel And Gas Cars In 2040

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In an effort to improve air quality, the U.K. government is set to ban the sale of all diesel and gas cars and vans starting in 2040.


Parents Of Terminally Ill British Infant Drop Legal Battle

Monday, July 24, 2017

The parents of Charlie Gard say they have given up their legal battle to allow their critically ill infant to receive experimental treatment for the severe genetic disorder he suffers from.


The Case Of Charlie Gard Divides Doctors And Parents

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Should parents or doctors have the final say when treating critically ill children? It's a question that's being hotly debated in Britain with the case of Charlie Gard.