Greece’s top tax collecting official resigns

Greece's top tax official resigned on Wednesday two days after Moody's slashed the country's credit rating, citing shortfalls in tax collection. A government spokesman said...

Government’s proposal accepted; Hunger strike over

About 250 immigrants in Greece ended their six-week hunger strike Wednesday after reaching a compromise with the government to delay deportation proceedings against them,...

Greek unemployment rate jumps to 14.8 percent in December as financial crisis deepens

Greece’s unemployment rate climbed for a sixth month in December, increasing more than economists estimated as it extended a record high. The unemployment rate rose...

Moody’s Downgrades Six Greek Banks

Moody’s Investors Service said on Wednesday that it downgraded the deposit and debt ratings of six Greek banks. Moreover, Moody’s downgrades National, Bank of Greece,...

Hunger Striker “Supporters” Charged for Food Prevention

Two members of the Solidarity Committee, supporting a group of migrants on mass hunger strike were charged with causing grievous bodily harm...

Moody΄s Downgrades City Of Athens To B1 From Ba1

Moody΄s Investors Service announced on Tuesday it downgraded the issuer rating of the City of Athens by three notches to B1 from Ba1, with...

Greek Diaspora Musicians Perform at Athens Concert Hall

Four Greek composers who live abroad, Minas Borboudakis (Germany), John Psathas (New Zealand), Konstantinos Karavassilis (Canada) and Christos Hatzis (Canada) are represented at a...

“Greek Holocausts–1940-45” Book Published

A book entitled ''Greek Holocausts -- 1940-45'', chronicles the massacres committed by Axis occupation forces in 90 towns and villages across Greece.  It was...

Papandreou Meets with Samaras Ahead of Eurozone Summit

George Papandreou told the New Democracy leader that Greece will insist on a package solution, believing that there is no other solution, and on...

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Opens March 11th

Human rights, the Middle East and the environment are some of the subjects of the 13th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, which will last from March...

Greek Leaders Travel to Miami to Promote Cruise Ship Sector

In an attempt to boost cruising in Greece, the Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Islands Mr. John Diamantidis is visiting this Saturday, the...

6 Chinese Nationals Die in Clothing Store Fire, Athens

Fire Service officials in Greece say a fire in a clothing store in Athens has six killed Chinese nationals. Two children were among the...

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