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Greek PM Tsipras: Review of Greece’s Program Can Be Done by Easter

Commenting on the ongoing negotiations with the creditor institutions to wrap up the review of the Greek economic program, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said...

BoG Governor: Greek Crisis Not Caused by Memorandums But ‘Unjustifiably Expansive Fiscal Policy’

The crisis in Greece was not triggered by the austerity memorandums but an unjustifiably expansive fiscal policy, where state spending far outstripped state revenues,...

Former Greek FinMin Varoufakis Says He Resigned from Gov’t as Troika Had No Intentions...

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis discussed for the umpteenth time the other day his tenure with the government of Alexis Tsipras. Speaking on Bloomberg,...

ADEDY Will Join GSEE’s March Protest on March 9

The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) has scheduled a protest march for March 9 against the government’s plan for the reform of the...

S&P Raises Greece’s Credit Rating to B- from CCC+, Stable Outlook

On Friday, Standard & Poor's raised its long-term sovereign credit rating on Greece to 'B-' from 'CCC+', with a stable outlook, citing the country's compliance...

Government Minister Seeks to Reassure Angry Greek Farmers Pension Reform is Beneficial

As the country is at present in the grips of strike over the government’s plan to proceed with further cuts in pension benefits and...

Lagarde and Tsipras Meet in Davos; IMF Reaffirms its Support of Greece During Crisis

On the second day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, where leaders in politics and business meet to discuss aims to create the foremost...

Harsh Living Conditions for Many Greeks in Poor Neighborhoods Across the Country

While the rich at Davos are imagining ways to make the world even more unequal and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble demands from the...

Prison Threat for Undeclared Assets

Soon, a bill will be presented to the Greek parliament allowing those with undeclared assets either in Greece or abroad to make “good-faith” arrangements...

IMF Stance on Pension Reform Irks Greek Finance Minister

In a press conference, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos expressed his displeasure with the IMF’s stance on the Greek government’s plan for pension reform. Tsakalotos...

1% of People Own More Wealth Than the Other 99% Combined

A new Oxfam report, timed to coincide with this week’s gathering of the super-rich at the Annual Economic Forum in Davos, reveals not only...

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...