Former Minister of Finance Taken to Special Court

The Deputy Public Prosecutor of the Supreme Court Anastasios Kanellopoulos submitted his motion to the Judicial Council of the Special Court, which essentially proposes...

Stournaras Says Greece On Way Back

Defying statistics that show Greece may be years away from an economic recovery, Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras said he believes a recovery could begin...

VAT increase from July

The rates of Value Added Tax (VAT) are to rise as of July 1, based on a tax bill recently passed by Parliament. The regular...

The Greek Referendum As Seen by the World’s Cartoonists

Greece and the situation that has unfolded over the last few days have once again become the source of inspiration for renowned cartoonists around...

Former Greek Central Banker Provopoulos Says Crisis Could Have Ended in 2.5 Years

Former Bank of Greece governor George Provopoulos spoke to the Greek Parliament's executive committee regarding loans taken by political parties and the media in Greece....

Greeks Want Aid Outside EU

Unhappy with the way they are being treated by the European Union, part of a Troika of international lenders ordering harsh austerity measures in...

Samaras, Venizelos See Another Election Deadlock

ATHENS – Predicting the June 17 elections – as did those on May 6 – would result in yet another stalemate with no party...

Greek Stock Market Soared Today

The markets took a breather today, following the Greek government’s decision to abandon its request for a “haircut.” It also opened the way for meetings...

Lagarde: IMF Team to Head to Greece As Soon As Government is Formed

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will send a team to Greece to review the country's stumbling rescue program as soon as a new government...

Greek Government Plans to Gradually Decrease Taxes

Government spokesperson Sofia Voultepsi said that the necessary corrections would be applied to the Single Real Estate Ownership Taxation (ENFIA) and order would be...

Capital Controls Help Vicky Stamati Secure Prison Release Without Posting Bail

Though the capital controls that have been imposed in Greece since late June have weakened the economy and have restricted daily financial transactions for Greek citizens, one person...

Spiros Latsis and the Prince of Bahrain Talk Business

Even though the financial crisis has hit Greece, the business discussions still exist. Every day, rich men arrive in our country in order to...

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