Joanna Kakissis

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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.


In Germany, Tech Leaders Teach Refugees How To Code

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Most of the refugees who flooded into Germany two years ago have yet to find work. But one bright spot is the tech sector, which is training newcomers to code and fill job market demands.


A Serbian Farmer Wants To Protect The Balkan Donkey By Selling Its Pricey Milk

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Donkey milk is as rare as hen's teeth. And at $10 a cup, it's expensive, too. But a Serbian farmer has found a market for this elixir for use in cheese, infant formula, skin cream and even chocolate.


Refugees Struggle With Mental Illness, Suicide Attempts Increase

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The United Nations marks World Refugee Day on Tuesday. Many war refugees are languishing in camps, and aid groups say that as hope of resettlement dims, mental illness is on the rise.


For Melania Trump's Slovenian Hometown, First Lady's Fame Is Good For Business

Monday, June 05, 2017

The first lady's native country is hosting hometown tours and marketing wine, beauty creams and even salami in Mrs. Trump's honor. She's hired a Slovenian law firm to protect the use of her name.


The Far Right's Marine Le Pen Courts France's Female Voters

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The French presidential candidate is portraying herself as a working mom who fights for women, but says she's no feminist. The populist politician is also known for her anti-immigrant stance.