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Samaras Ready to Bargain with The Troika

ATHENS – With inspectors from international lenders due on July 5, new Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will reportedly try to convince them to...

Samaras Writes EU for Help as IMF Prepares Visit

ATHENS – Unable to attend a critical meeting of European Union leaders because he is still recovering from eye surgery for a detached retina,...

Daughter of Director P. Voulgaris to Film Documentary about SYRIZA party

SYRIZA has become Greece's second largest party and its high rate of votes has changed the political landscape of Greece after 30 years. International...

Greek Banks Looking for More Government Money

ATHENS – Greece’s beleaguered banks, beset by nervous Greeks yanking out billions of dollars in the frantic period ahead of the critical June 17...

Samaras Sets the Tone with Troika Coming to Town

ATHENS – Moments after his Cabinet, stocked heavily with members from his own New Democracy party, was sworn in, Greece’s new Prime Minister Antonis...

Coalition Promises Meritocracy, Transparency, Austerity Relief

ATHENS -Flush with the flow of victory, Greece's new Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy party and its two partners in a coalition government,...

Greece: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

ATHENS - After 38 years of taking turns plundering the Greek treasury, hiring every crony and illiterate who couldn't read or write but knew...

Antonis Samaras Sworn In As Prime Minister

ATHENS – New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras, whose party finished first in the critical June 17 elections but with less than 30 percent of...

Profile of New Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras: Principled or Opportunist?

ATHENS – Antonis Samaras finally has the job he always wanted: Prime Minister of Greece, but may find he should have been careful about...

A New Troika: Samaras – Venizelos – Kouvelis Talking ….

ATHENS – Negotiations to form a coalition government took a detour on June 18th after PASOK Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos told his New Democracy...

Samaras Gets Mandate to Form a Coalition

ATHENS – New Democracy Conservative leader Antonis Samaras, who squeaked out a narrow win over the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) of anti-austerity...

New Democracy Conservatives Win Greek Election: Final Results

The pro-austerity New Democracy Conservatives won the critical June 17 elections, edging out the anti-austerity Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) but without enough...

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