Gilbert Diendere

Burkina Faso coup leader in custody

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The military general in Burkina Faso who took power in a recent short-lived coup is now in custody, the min…

A Greek tattered flag flutters at Agios Prokopios beach on the Greek Aegean island of Naxos, Greece, Oct 1, 2015. For decades, Greece’s Aegean islands enjoyed a value added tax rate 30 percent lower than the rest of the country, to offset increased transportation costs and prevent their dwindling permanent populations from deserting them altogether, but now the islands are losing that benefit as part of creditor-demanded reforms for Greece's third international bailout. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

6 Greek islands lose sales tax break

NAXOS, Greece (AP) — It doesn’t have the glitz and glamour of nearby Mykonos, nor Rhodes’ steady stream of European charter flights disgorgi…