Athens Metro strike off

The Athens Metro will operate normally on Monday, following the AMEL employees' unions' decision to suspend their scheduled 24-hour strike, it was announced on...

Russia sees Greek debt “restructuring”

According to AFP, Alexei Kudrin (photo), Russia's finance minister Saturday said he expected Greece to require a restructuring of its debt by creditors. He...

Bleak prospects for Greek universities

Universities and academic staff at all levels have been hard hit following the Greek government's unprecedented (for peacetime) severe austerity measures demanded by the...

Moody’s See Risk of Greek Default At 7% Over 5-Yrs -Report

Moody's considers that under its base-case scenario the risk of a Greek default is about 7% over the next five years, according to a...

The Largest Greek Salad In The World And A Tomato War In Ierapetra

The people of Ierapetra are about to make the largest Greek Salad in the world, weighing more than 11 tons. The event will also be...

Siemens: spotlight on ex-ministers

Several of the former ministers whose accounts are to be opened and examined as part of the Siemens kickbacks investigation on Friday expressed objections...

President briefed on labour law

Labour Minister Andreas Loverdos on Friday briefed President Karolos Papoulias on the changes to labour law agreed between the government and representatives of the...

Teachers Abstain from Grading Exams

High School Teachers Union (OLME) in their meeting on Thursday decide to continue to abstain from grading national exams tests till next Tuesday with...

FinMin Visits SDOE

Finance Minister, George Papakonstantinou (photo) on Friday visited the headquarters of the Financial Crime Enforcement Body (SDOE). He said that 6.000 cases of tax...

New pillars for the upgrade of the Greek Language in Greece and abroad

With a National Council for the Greek Language and a General Secretariat under its authority, at the Ministry of Education which will be taking...

24-Hour Strike on June 29

On June 29 the Greek public and private sector unions will hold a general 24-hour strike, in order to, protest pension and labour reforms...

Unemployment Rates Hit the Sky

It has been reported that the unemployment rate has risen to 11.7%, from 9.3% of last year; in this first quarter of 2010. The unemployment...

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