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Greek Farmers Plan on Closing Roads Indefinitely, Gathering in Athens

Greek farmers unanimously decided to move their protests to Athens, according to farmer representatives from 68 roadblocks across Greece. According to the representatives, the...

Cash Hidden Away Under Mattresses in Greece is Back in Circulation

With no end to the Greek economic crisis and the fear of bank collapse, wary Greeks have been withdrawing cash for years although there...
Greece in chains by a banker outside the European Commission

Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel for the Greek Crisis?

Ever since the Greek debt crisis erupted, back in late 2009, each successive government actively sought to defuse a sharp backlash against the bailout...

Greek Finance Minister Calls for a Deal on Greek Debt by March

Greece's Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Monday that a deal on the country's debt must be reached as quickly as possible, since any delays...

Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation to Hold 48 Hour Strike

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation announced that it would be holding a 48 hour strike starting on Monday, November 2 at 6 am. All Greek...

European Commission President Pledges Assistance to Greece

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is committed to help Greece as the country is carrying out the agreements outlined in the new bailout package, Greek media reports. The...

Stiglitz: ‘Germany is Responsible for the Chaos in Greece’

Economy Nobel prize winner Joseph Stiglitz criticized once again the austerity policies imposed on Greece by Germany and the Eurozone, saying that "Germany is...

Greek Police Preparing for Attacks on State Buildings

Greek police are taking precautionary measures in order to prevent any anarchist or anti-authoritarian attacks to government or state buildings. The groups are disappointed...

Greek PM Tsipras: ‘Creditors Want to Humiliate Greece’

After four months of intensive negotiations, Greece had submitted a proposal that could have been the basis for a sustainable and socially acceptable agreement,...

Greece’s Creditors Request 3-Billion-Euro Budget Cuts

There have been major developments in the negotiations between Greece and its creditors so that the two parties can reach an agreement as soon...

Greek Academic: Amphipolis Was a Ploy to Distract Greeks from Harsh Measures

"The Amphipolis tomb excavation was a badly staged play to distract Greek people from the harsh austerity measures the previous government was implementing," noted the...

Greek PM Tsipras Holds Meeting With Laid-Off Finance Ministry Cleaning Staff

Fifty members of the Greek Finance Ministry’s cleaning staff who were laid-off last year took a group photo along with Greek Prime Minister Alexis...