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Varoufakis Says Debt Deal ‘Extends Greek Bankruptcy into 2060’

Former Greek finance minister and one-time ally of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Yanis Varoufakis, has claimed Greece's "bankruptcy" has been extended by five more...

National Theater Offers Cut-Price Tickets for Ancient Greek Dramas

The National Theatre will offer, for the third year in a row, a certain number of reduced-price tickets for its two summer productions performed...

EU Terror Report Says Greece Still in the Firing Line

A new report from Europol has revealed details of Greece's problem with far-left violence, with it claiming that anarchists here have access to "military-grade"...

Greek Soldiers Hurt in Cyprus Tank Accident

Reports from Cyprus say five Greek troops were hurt on Saturday morning in a tank accident. The soldiers were taking part in a military exercise...

British TV Presenter Saved from Greek Boat Fire

A British newsreader and her eight-year-old daughter have been injured in a fire on their boat while holidaying in Greece. U.K. media report that Natasha...

Is Greece Out of the Woods? Key Dates from a Decade of Crisis

It has been a long and painful road for Greece and its people during a decade of economic meltdown and austerity. As analysts pick over...

EU Pressured Tsipras over Turkish Soldiers in Greece, Claims Ankara

Turkey's foreign minister on Friday claimed Greek premier Alexis Tsipras had been pressured by fellow EU countries into not extraditing the eight former soldiers...

Critics Pour Cold Water on Greek Debt Deal

Amid the hype over Greece's debt-relief deal struck with the Eurogroup on Thursday, dissenting voices have emerged, critical of the agreement which is said...

Greek Court Frees Treason-Charge Lawmaker on €30K Bail

A Greek court has freed far-right lawmaker Konstantinos Barbarousis on bail of €30,000 ($35,000). Barbarousis appeared before a magistrate on Wednesday on charges of treason. The charges stem from...

FYROM Ratifies ‘North Macedonia’ Deal with Greece Amid Opposition Boycott

Lawmakers in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Wednesday ratified the name deal with Greece in a first-step vote which was boycotted...

‘Vital Week’ for Greek Economy Lies Ahead, Says EU’s Moscovici

As Greece prepares for a critical eurozone finance ministers' meeting on Thursday, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici has said a "vital...

Name Deal Must Protect Greece’s Macedonian Brands, Says Business Leader

Following the Greece/FYROM deal, commercial names, trademarks and brand names referring to 'Macedonia' must be exclusively Greek, a leading businessman has said. The head of the Union...

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