Troika Wants 18,000 Dismissals in Banks

The administrations of major Greek banks are prompted by the heads of the Troika to proceed to a dramatic shrinkage of the staff serving...

Greek Doctors, Hospital Workers Will Strike

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' hope to keep down social unrest is going unheeded as workers at public hospitals, health centers, welfare structures and...

ESIEA: 24-Hour Strike July 19

The Journalists' Union of the Athens Daily Newspapers (ESIEA) announced the decision of the Press unions to declare a 24-hour strike in the private...

Charges Neighbors Stole 1M Euros From Old Woman

Officials on the southeastern Aegean island of Kalymnos are investigating what could the embezzlement of as much as 1 million euros ($1.3 million) from...

Gerontopoulos Met Metropolitan of Mexico

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Kyriakos Gerontopoulos, responsible for the issues of Greeks abroad, met on July 18 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

15th Encounter of Pontian Youth Associations

The 15th Encounter of Pontian Youth Associations at the Panagia Soumela Monastery starts on July 18 and will last until July 21 at Kastania,...

One in Three Tourism Employees is Uninsured

Undeclared labor during the summer season has become Greece’s new scourge, as after numerous controls it was found that one in three workers in...

Defense Cuts Tradeoff For VAT Slash

When Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on July 17 announced that the country's international lenders had agreed to a cut in the Value Added...

One in Five Greek Households Below Poverty Line

One in five households (20 percent) in Greece, Spain, Bulgaria and Croatia lives below the poverty line, which means that with social welfare included,...

Mykonos Drowning in Tourists – and Garbage!

With tourists flocking to one of Greece's most popular islands, they're getting a taste - make that smell - of how the country's crushing...

OECD: Unemployment Close to 28% for 2014

The forecasts for unemployment in 2014 are ominous, according to data in a recent OECD report, which estimate that unemployment will dramatically increase in...

Greeks Abandon Studies to Serve Coffee

Bloomberg published an article about Greece, according to which, despite the optimistic messages for the increase of tourism in Greece, unemployment, chiefly among young...

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