Greek Parliament Passed Property Tax Amid Protests

Amid continuous fiery anti-austerity protests right outside the parliament, Greek lawmakers voted in favor of the new property tax, with 154 out of 300 votes[...]

Greece is on the Right Track, Merkel

Greece is on the ''right track'' with its ''privatisation'' plan and ''political and administrative reforms." This statement was made by German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

Venizelos: “If Europe Can not Save Greece, it Can not Save Itself”

Finance Minister announced new measures to ensure the country would receive the sixth aid instalment, including reduction of tax-free threshold for people under 30...

Papandreou: Greece Will Deliver On All Its Pledges

Prime Minister George Papandreou said he can "guarantee" that Greece will deliver on all the austerity pledges made for its first EUR110 billion rescue program, and reaffirmed that the country will reach[...]
Destination Nowhere Immigrant Series

Destination Nowhere: A Special Series on Greece’s Immigration Problem

Few recent immigrants intend to stay in Greece but most are trapped in the country either due to a lack of money or because of the difficulty in reaching other European destinations.

Greek and Turkish PM Discuss Oil Researshes in Mediterranean

Turkish and Greek prime ministers debated on Monday Cyprus issue and oil exploration projects in the east of Mediterranean, as Anatolia news agency reports....

Prime Minister: Unfortunately International Community – EU Very Slow

Greek PM George Papandreou said that unfortunately international community and the EU appeared very slow and divided in their reaction, in a message sent...

IMF Chief Lagarde Says Patience Thin on Greece

As inspectors for international lenders returned to Athens to determine whether to release an $11 billion loan installment needed to keep the country from going bust, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said investors are weary of helping Greece. “If the Greeks do not want our advice[...]

Second Greek Bailout May Be In Jeopardy

As the drumbeat of default expectation grows in Athens, Europe and the United States, German Finance Minister Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, whose country is footing...

After Yogurt, Bottles, and Stones, Greeks Add Eggs to Protest Arsenal

After picketing their homes, jeering them, pelting them with yogurt, throwing bottles and stones at them, Greek citizens have taken to venting their frustration...

Venizelos Says Greece “Scapegoat” But Will Survive Crisis

With the economic world holding its breath over fears that Greece will default, Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos told an international audience of bankers in Washington, D.C. that his country[...]

Opposition Widens Poll Lead

According to a poll in the Sunday edition of the Proto Thema newspaper, the center-right New Democracy party holds a 5.8 percentage-point lead over...