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Pension Cost in Greece Reaches 16-Year High at €28 Bln Annually

As the number of pensioners in Greece increases rapidly, pension costs reach a 16-year high at 28 billion euros per year. While creditors press for...

German FinMin: Greece Has Until End of June to Reach Deal

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said "the financial assistance program to Greece will expire on June 30, this is the deadline given to Greece." Schaeuble...

SYRIZA MP: Greece Is Prepared for All Possible Scenarios

SYRIZA Parliamentary Spokesperson Nikos Filis said that Greece is seeking a deal with lenders but is also prepared for all possible outcomes in negotiations. Filis...

European Commission: Time Is Running Out for Greece, No Progress in Negotiations

Greece is seeking a political solution to the financial aid problem as negotiations on a technical level are progressing very slowly and Brussels warn...

36 Years Ago Today Greece Entered the European Union [Video]

It was 36 years ago today when Greece's Prime Minister Constantine Karamanlis was putting his signature to the historic Treaty of Accession to the...

Norway Funds Migrant Reception Center in Greece

Greece and Norway have agreed to use funding from the European Economic Area and Norway Grants to establish a new reception center on the island...

Jailed Terrorist Maziotis Sends Attack Threats from Behind Bars

Imprisoned terrorist Nikos Maziotis threatened that there will be new terrorist attacks through a text posted on an anarchist website. Through the text, Maziotis calls...

Wikileaks Doc from 1978 on Karamanlis, Papandreou and ‘Blessed Greece’

"PRIME MINISTER KARAMANLIS AND OPPOSITION LEADER PAPANDREOU, THE MEN WHO SPEAK FOR THE OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF GREEKS, SEEM TO AGREE ON ONE THING AT...

IMF’s Lagarde: Still a Lot of Work Before Greek Deal

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde said that there is still a lot of work to be done before Greece...

Brussels: More Differences Than Points of Convergence in Greek Negotiations

Despite the fact that the Greek government makes optimistic announcements about an upcoming deal with creditors, European Union officials in Brussels say there are...

Greek-British Arrested in FIFA Scandal

Greek-British Costas Takkas is one of the FIFA officials who were arrested on Wednesday in Switzerland on charges of corruption. Takkas is a former general...

ECB Maintains Greek Banks’ Liquidity Limit Amid Talk of Capital Controls

The European Central Bank (ECB) board of directors decided on Wednesday to maintain the limit through the emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) scheme to 80.2 billion euros. In the...

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