Dallara Says Greece To Return to Markets

Institute of International Finance (IIF) Managing Director Charles Dallara, who was the negotiator for private investors when a previous Greek government imposed 74 percent...

Cretan Exports Show Sharp Rise

The Exporters Association of Crete said there was a 14.62% increase in exports in the first 10 months of 2012, bringing in 323,538,357 euros...

Samaras Sets Qatar Investment Trip

As Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras readies a rescheduled visit to Qatar to woo investment for his cash-strapped country, his hosts are already showing...

IEK Xyni Owners Face Forgery Charges

Public prosecutor Popi Papandreou has charged the owner of vocational training institutes IEK Xyni, Sofoklis Xynis, his spouse Athina and his daughter Katerina, with...

Turkish TV Shows Greeks Bad Guys

Greeks in Turkey who hold citizenship there are complaining that characters on Turkish TV shows are depicting the Greek minority as criminals, collaborators, traitors...

Study Shows Greek Jobless Will Hit 28%

With Greek unemployment already at a record of 26 percent, a study by the auditing company Ernst & Young showed it could reach 28...

BBC Asks Why No Mosque in Athens?

In a report, the BBC highlighted that Athens is the only European Union capital without a mosque and explored the tensions surrounding the quest...

Greek Banks Bad Loans Hit $62 Billion

Whacked by big losses from government-imposed debt write-downs on investors that means they will need a recapitalization of some 50 billion euros ($66 billion)...

Greek Retailers Take 40% Hit

Greek retailers faced their worst Christmas sales turnover in a decade, posting a reduction of about 40 percent compared to 2011 across the debt-laden...

Alcohol Tax Hike Cuts Greek Sales

Just as increased taxes on restaurants and bars have driven down sales and revenues, a big hike in taxes on alcoholic drinks in Greece...

Greece Mulls Lower Restaurant Taxes

A near-doubling in taxes on restaurant sales has backfired, driving out customers, closing 4,000 establishments in a year, and producing lower revenues, leading the...

Greek Whisky Made In Larissa

Known more for wine and some underrated beers, as well as the exquisite brandy Metaxa, Greece has a whisky too. Argiris Taramonlis, a retired Colonel...

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