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Panicked Greeks Hide Cash Under Pools and … Olive Trees

From wealthy businessmen to ordinary grandmothers with 500 euro pensions, Greeks are taking their money and running, moving it abroad or even burying it...

Greeks Strike Against Austerity Measures During EU and IMF Visits

Thousands of angry Greek workers marched to parliament on Tuesday to protest against austerity, waving banners reading "EU, IMF out!" as Athens' lenders arrived...

PASOK Loses Support as Papandreou Clings to Power

ATHENS – As former Prime Minister George Papandreou’s PASOK Socialists have fallen to new lows in surveys that show the party is in danger...

Germans Remain Optimistic and Continue to Give Economic Advice to Greece

ATHENS – As German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle arrived in Greece on Jan. 15 for talks with political leaders of the debt-crushed and cash-starved...

Papandreou Changes His Mind, Refuses to Step Down as PASOK Leader

ATHENS – PASOK Socialist leader George Papandreou, who had promised to step down so that his party could have a new leader and candidate...

Divide Emerges Between IMF and EU Over Failed Greek Austerity Measures

ATHENS – Some 21 months after Greece began to impose harsh pay cuts, tax hikes, slashed pensions and scores of thousands of layoffs of...

Santorini is More than a Beautiful Island: Taste it!

Santorini is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago of the same name, and is the remnant of a volcanic caldera. Santorini is...

New Greek Scheme: Pay Pedophiles, Thieves, Arsonists, Masochists

GREEK BEAT Who says Socialism isn’t working in Greece just because the government has dismantled social welfare programs, cut worker’s pay by 30 percent, raised...

BBC: Greek Parents Too Poor to Care for Their Children

According to a BBC World Service report, more Greek parents are giving up their kids because they can no longer afford to feed themselves,...

2012 Brings Muslim Facebook to Greek Muslims

From Twittering Quranic verses and religious injunctions to using smartphone apps like iPray and iQuran to find the nearest mosque or halal restaurants, the...

Turkish TV Series Help Greeks Forget Financial Crisis

Athens Reuters made an extensive and thorough report on Turkish drama TV series dominating daily Greek TV programmes, with more and more Greeks becoming...

Greek Deficit Worsens, More Austerity and Pain Looms in the Future

ATHENS – Interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos’ pledge that his coalition government will not hit weary Greeks with more austerity measures may fall by...

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