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Greece Girds For Troika’s Return

Greece is scrambling to ready its arguments to inspectors of international lenders who are due to return to Athens next week to check progress...

SYRIZA Leads Poll, So Does Samaras

In a continuation of polls showing the ambivalence of Greeks, the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) is maintaining a slight lead...

Tsochatzopoulos Says Conviction Was Political

As he awaits trial on more serious charges of money-laundering and embezzling as much as one billion euros ($1.3 billion) from contracts he awarded,...

Hold On … Samaras Readies Greek Shake

After his office issued a blanket denial that he would not reshuffle his Cabinet, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the New Democracy Conservative leader, is...

Venizelos Says No Choice But Coalition

PASOK Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos, presiding over a party that is evaporating in polls because of unrelenting support for austerity measures that are...

Greece Fears Troika Wants Fast Firings

Inspectors from the Troika of Greece's international lenders will return to Athens next week as the uneasy coalition governments they will demand a picked-up...

Immigrants Press Children’s Greek Citizenship

Immigrant children living in Greece made their case for citizenship on Feb. 27 at a news conference held at the offices of the Journalists'...

Four PASOK MP’s Return to Fold

As he approaches a critical party congress and challenges to his leadership, PASOK Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos has allowed four Members of Parliament he...

Hollande Pushes Investment In Greece

French President François Hollande, visiting Athens during a media blackout and a day ahead of a general strike against austerity, gave his support to...

Coalition Talks Jobs, But No Answers

The leaders of Greece’s coalition government met on Feb. 18 to discuss the country’s record 27 percent unemployment rate and how to protect the...

SYRIZA Reclaims Lead Over New Democracy

While nearly a statistical dead-heat, the major opposition party Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) has taken a minimal lead of 0.9% over the...

Samaras’ Next Targets: Strikers, Workers

Having crushed workers strikes with riot police, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wants to make it tougher for workers to walk off the job...

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