Finance Ministry to Present Fiscal & Developmental Measures in April

The Finance Ministry will present before April 15th, a draft bill envisaging fiscal and developmental measures aimed at ensuring fiscal stability this year, government...

Greek Minister Claims German Firms Encouraged Corruption

Greek Defense Minister on Wednesday charged German enterprises with encouraging corruption in his country over a long period.  He cited alleged bribery in a...

Foreign Minister Droutsas Interviewed by Turkish Paper “Hurriyet”

In an interview with the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet, Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas said that the exploratory talks need to produce a result.  He added...

Greek Civil Servants Face 40 Hour Work Week

Greek Interior Minister Yannis Ragoussis hinted at longer working hours for civil servants, whose union has already voiced opposition to such a move, in...

Greece Considers Availability of Additional Air Bases Regarding Libya

In addition to the air bases of Souda, Araxos and Aktion, the Greek government is considering making available the air bases of Tanagra (Beoetia),...

Papandreou Optimistic Following EU Summit

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou comments on European Union leaders’ approval of a permanent debt-crisis mechanism for euro-area countries starting in 2013. Papandreou spoke to...

Greek PM: Restructuring Could Cause Bank Collapse

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou said that restructuring Greece’s debt would probably cause the collapse of Greek banks, according to Reuters. George Papandreou defended bailout...

Student Outrage over Attempt to Speak with Papandreou, Syros (video)

Teargas, stones, bitter oranges and even chairs flew in the air.  Clashes erupted between riot police and protesters on the island of Syros, as...

Greek Leaders Claim to have Balanced Stance on Libya

Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas, in an interview on a private television station on Monday, stressed that Greece has a "balanced" position on Libya. The position...

Greece’s Participation in Operation against Libya Costs 1 Million Euros Daily

The military operation against Libya has hardly started, yet a Greek television channel reported that the country’s war participation will cost one million euros...

Greek Military Bases Prepare for Massive Landing of Ally Aircrafts (video)

Greece has decided to allow NATO forces to use Greek bases in Souda and Aktio for military operations, if needed.  The nation will offer...

6 Belgian F-16 deployed in Greece – Dutch aircraft still to come against Libya

Six Belgian F-16 fighter jets are currently stationed at the Greek air base of Araxos, near the city of Patras. The fighter jets together...

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