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EU Postpones Loan as Greece Runs Out of Money

ATHENS – Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou’s abrupt decision to cancel a planned trip to the United States to attend the United Nations General...

Another EU Task Force Descends on Greece

ATHENS – Already under the thumb of the EU-IMF-European Central Bank Troika which is requiring Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou to keep cutting workers...

EU Wants Greek Private Sector Workers Pay Cut Too

  ATHENS – With public workers set for another barrage of pay cuts – teachers already bracing for a retroactive salary slash of 380 euros,...

Greek Workers Threaten Action Strikes, Papandreou’s Security Bill In

ATHENS – As the Greek government readied more pay cuts and tax hikes for the country’s beleaguered workers, middle-class, poor and pensioners, the main...

Greek Union Says It Won’t Collect New Property Tax

ATHENS – Leaders of GENOP, the union representing electric company workers charged with collecting a new emergency property tax levied on Greek citizens to...

Greek Crisis Threatens Eurozone Survival

ATHENS – As speculation intensified that Greece would default, the crisis that has gripped the country for 18 months, setting off protests and riots...

Greece Stops Paying Bills

Strapped for cash and facing the prospect of being unable to pay workers without the next installment of rescue loans from international lenders, Greece...

Cheap Flights and Mideast Unrest Gives Greek Tourism Record Year

ATHENS – A year of economic unrest, protests, riots, taxi and port worker strikes shutting down transportation and blocking access to planes and ships...

Germany’s EU Commissioner Wants Greek Administrators Replaced

As Greek officials admitted the nearly-broke country will be out of cash to pay its workers in mid-October without the next round of scheduled...

Papandreou Pushes On With Austerity, Workers Face the Axe

THESSALONIKI – With Greece only weeks away from bankruptcy without a new instalment of international aid, and scores of thousands of demonstrators on the...

Courts Fine Tax Evaders $10 Billion Greece Hasn’t Collected

ATHENS – Even as the government is trying to squeeze every last cent out of taxpayers, it has failed to collect some $10 billion...

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