Joanna Kakissis appears in the following:
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Greeks react to their Prime Minister's announcement of a snap referendum to be held on July 5 on the bailout deal offered by European leaders.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Lenders from the European Union and International Monetary Fund want austerity measures to continue for another five months in Greece in exchange for $16 billion in aid.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
As European Union leaders meet on the migrant crisis, we hear how the tiny Balkan state of Macedonia has become a popular route into more prosperous European countries.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The Greek government has been given some time to work out a deal with its creditors. Eurozone and International Monetary Fund officials are scrutinizing the latest proposal.
Monday, June 22, 2015
European tourists on the island of Lesvos are doing more than just lounging on the shimmering Aegean this summer. Some join islanders in assisting the many migrants who are camping in the open.
Friday, June 19, 2015
It's crunch time again in the eurozone debt negotiations. Greece probably won't be able to pay back a bailout loan by the end of the month, as the country refuses to reform its pension system.
Friday, June 12, 2015
The Greek fisherman casting a net from his small wooden boat is a postcard image of the Mediterranean. But fish stocks are so low now that many fishermen say they can't make a living anymore.
Sunday, June 07, 2015
The leftist party that swept Greek elections earlier this year promised to save Greece from the clutches of austerity. But Greece and the European Union remained deadlocked over a new credit deal.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Macedonia is one of the poorest countries in Europe, but it's been on a building spree that includes elaborate buildings and hundreds of statues, including an enormous one of Alexander the Great.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Macedonia escaped largely unscathed from the ethnic violence that defined the breakup of Yugoslavia. But the country's Slavs and Albanians live largely separate and unequal lives, until now.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The small Balkan country of Macedonia is in turmoil after it was revealed that the government wiretapped 20,000 people. There have been competing pro and anti-government demonstrations in the capital.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Also this week, IUDs in Colorado, kinky hair and ideas of beauty, and the fate of Dixie.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
The number of migrants and refugees crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Greece has tripled since last year. The coast guard and police are overwhelmed trying to document and house migrants.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
The coast guard crew encounters migrants — and smugglers — almost every night in the Aegean Sea, and the numbers are rising rapidly. Some come from as far away as Afghanistan.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
More migrants are leaving from chaotic Libya in a bid to reach Europe. The overcrowded boats are at risk of sinking, and some do. A Syrian man tells of the treacherous journey with his young son.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Greece says Germany owes it billions of dollars for its World War II occupation by the Nazis. The German government says it has already paid, but some Germans feel more should be done.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Greeks don't trust their own state to give them good services, so for decades they have evaded taxes.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
The leftist Syriza party swept into office on a promise to stand up to European austerity demands. But the new government has had to soften its tone. Some Greeks worry the party is giving in.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Germany, which has backed most of the bailout loans to Greece, wants Greeks to stick to austerity measures. The new Greek government says austerity has destroyed the economy.
Friday, March 06, 2015
For decades, Muslims in northeastern Greece were cut off from the rest of the country. Mainstream politicians backed by the Greek Orthodox church ignored them.