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Greece Gets it Loan, but Worries Mount Faster

ATHENS – After weeks of anguish, Greeks found out that international lenders providing the country with a series of bailout loans will release a...

Samaras Splits New Democracy Over EU Letter

A letter sent to European Union officials by New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras pledging his[...]

Samaras Gives EU a Letter, but Not a Contract

With pressure building on him to sign a bailout deal that would give Greece $175 billion more[...]

General Strike in Greece Set for Dec. 1

The new coalition government led by interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is not getting a reprieve from Greek workers, who will take to the streets on Dec. 1 to keep up their protest against austerity [...]

Troika Loan on Hold, Xmas Bonus, Pensions at Risk

ATHENS – Greece’s interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, who is overseeing a shaky coalition of three parties, is trying to persuade international lenders to...

Report: Troika Backs Down to Samaras, No Signatures Needed

Reversing itself after insisting that leaders of Greece’s new coalition government would have to sign[...]

Papademos Gets Confidence Vote from His Parliament

ATHENS - Interim Prime Minster Lucas Papademos, as expected, easily won a vote of confidence from the Parliament his fractious coalition government controls for...

Greek Word Not Good Enough – Troika Wants it in Writing

ATHENS – Even before the dust settled down from the appointment of a new interim Prime Minister, Lucas Papademos, and a coalition cabinet charged...

Greece’s Interim Leader? …. To Be Continued

ATHENS - After three days of political feuding that angered Greeks worried whether it would jeopardize international rescue loans, a new coalition government was...

A New Ancient Greek Drama a Long-Running Flop

The machinations between Prime Minister George Papandreou, a Socialist whose two years in office[...]

Papademos Said to be Greece’s Interim Leader Choice

ATHENS – With the political infighting over, Greece’s interim Prime Minister to head a coalition government to enable the country to keep getting critical...

Papandreou Scraps Bailout Referendum, Seeks Coalition Government

ATHENS – Faced with defections by his Finance Minister, Cabinet official and Members of Parliament of his ruling PASOK Socialist party, Prime Minister George Papandreou has quickly withdrawn his plans[...]