Greek Labor Minister Admits to Further Pension Cuts at Creditors’ Request

Greece's Labor Minister Giorgos Katrougalos admitted on Thursday that the government may have to proceed with deep pension cuts as creditors request. Speaking to government...

Turkey Not Fully Ready to Take Refugees Back from Greece

Five days before Turkey is due to begin taking back illegal asylum seekers from Greece as it has agreed with the European Union, neither...

Doukas Says Greece Can’t Repay Loans

Petros Doukas, who served in the finance ministry under former premiers Konstantinos Mitsotakis and Costas Karamanlis, said Greece will have to give its international...

Yiannis Bletsios in Pre-Trial Custody For Submarine Scandal

Yiannis Beltsios, an intimate associate of the former Greek Defence Minister, Akis Tsochatzopoulos who was jailed for 20 years in October for money-laundering and...

Greece Whacks Self-Employed On Taxes

Self-employed professionals in Greece, noted for being among the biggest tax evaders and failing to give receipts, could face big tax hikes under a...

Vroutsis Insists No More Austerity

Despite an International Monetary Fund (IMF) report that there could be a hole as big as $14 billion in the Greek economy that needs...

OECD Report Questions Greece’s Ability to Reform

The need for deep structural reforms in Greece is well-known. But a new OECD report indicates that Athens may be incapable of such far-reaching...

PIMCO Says No Greek Market Return

Even as Greece's government proclaims an economic recovery will begin this year, the world's biggest bond fund manager PIMCO said it doesn't see any...

SYRIZA-Democratic Left Leaders’ Meeting Hints at Cooperation

The talks between SYRIZA chief Alexis Tsipras and Democratic Left president Fotis Kouvelis spurred new rumors of cooperation between the two parties ahead of...

Papademos Tells Greeks: Austerity or Chaos

ATHENS – With Greece on the brink of default unless it approves new austerity measures that could deepen a recession now in its fifth...

Greek Surtax Doubles, Tax Inspectors Set to Strike

A relentless wave of tax increases hasn't provided enough revenue to plug a deep hole in public finances, so a new supposed one-time “solidarity” surtax on income paid by Greeks will continue next year[...]

15th Parliament of Youth

The three-day Parliament of Youth event will be concluded today with a session of the full youth plenum. Yesterday, during the second day of the...

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