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Financial Times: IMF Denies Greece Postponement of Payment

Greek officials have asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) if they can postpone loan repayments but the request was denied, according to a Financial...

FIFA-UEFA Threaten to Ban Greek Teams from International Football Over Sports Law

FIFA and UEFA have threatened the Greek Ministry of Sports that they may ban Greece's teams from all international tournaments unless there are several changes in...

Greece’s Government: ‘Molon Labe’

An high-ranking official close to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the Greek government is not planing to give in to its creditors' pressures...

Illegal Migrants and Refugees Camp in Downtown Athens

Omonoia Square and surrounding streets in downtown Athens, Greece, turned into a camp for refugees and illegal migrants as hundreds were transferred in the...

Germany Declines Plan to Keep Greece in Eurozone After Default

The German government declined on Wednesday a report saying that Berlin is formulating a plan to keep Greece in the Eurozone even if it...

WSJ: Varoufakis Will Visit the White House for Ouzo

The scheduled trip of Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis to the United States and his alleged meeting with President Barack Obama has prompted Wall...

Families Pay More Taxes than Singles in Greece

Families in Greece pay more taxes and social security contributions than any of the 34 OECD member-countries. According to a study conducted by the Organization for...

Greece Under Pressure for Reforms as Money is Running Out

The Greek government is under severe pressure from creditors and rushes to complete the implementation of the first package of measures hoping it will see...

The Greek Govt Improvises on Immigration Policy

It would have been a news report: A few hundred more refugees and illegal migrants were set loose in downtown Athens. The story would...

Greek House Speaker Threatens Gas Station Attendant for Not Reparing Tire

Greek House Speaker Zoe Konstantopoulou allegedly threatened a gas station attendant that she will ask his employer to fire him because he said he...

Greek Gov’t Denies Scenarios of New Elections and Voluntary Default

The Greek government denies the scenario of snap elections and allegations that it is seeking a rift with creditors in order to voluntarily default. The...

Athens University Rectorate: There Might Be Deaths if Occupation Continues

The National Kapodistrian University of Athens Rectorate sounded the alarm that if the occupation of the administration building continues, there might be deaths since there...

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