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Creditors to Arrive in Athens as IMF Asks for Official Invitation

The representatives of Greece's creditors due to arrive in Athens on Friday in order to start negotiations for the third bailout package have postponed...

Condé Nast Traveler Urges Tourists to Rescue Greece

"What Greece needs now, more than ever, are tourism dollars — so don’t cancel your trip just yet," Condé Nast Traveler advises. Prominent travel website Condé...

Dissident House Speaker: ‘Will Work with PM to Protect Rights of Greeks’

House Speaker Zoe Konstantopoulou was enigmatic coming out of her much-anticipated meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, after her dissidence over Greece's pending bailout...

Greek Taverna Accepts Bitcoin for Payment

The taverna Angelos in the Haidari neighborhood of Athens is the first Greek restaurant that accepts bitcoin for payment. In fact, now that capital...

Greek Tax Office Freezes 410 Doctors’ Suspicious Accounts

The Greek Tax Office freezes per day an average of 20 accounts of people who have sent more than 100,000 euros abroad or made...

Greek Parliament Approves Bill, But in SYRIZA ‘the Rift Is Clear’

The Greek government passed the second omnibus bill required for the negotiations on the third bailout package, but the rift within SYRIZA remains as...

The Tragicomedy Performed at the Greek Parliament

Watching lawmakers in the Greek parliament speak about the required reforms they have to vote for in order for Greece to start negotiations for the...

Troika Returns to Athens to Assess Greek Economy and Start Negotiations

The troika of international creditors returns to Athens on Thursday to start assessing the state of Greece's economy, complete the review of the second...

SYRIZA Left Platform Attacks Tsipras, Party Split ‘Unavoidable’

SYRIZA's left platform attacked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for not having a Plan B and succumbing to creditors' demands to sign a deal that...

Bailout Reforms Put Heavy Pressure on Greece’s Shipping Industry

Greece's world-leading shipping industry is coming under increasing pressure to carry a big part of the new taxes the new bailout agreement requires. The Greek...

Greek Parliament to Vote Second Set of Reforms Amid Strong Reactions

Greek lawmakers are called to vote the second set of required reforms on Wednesday, while several MPs of the ruling SYRIZA party openly express...

Greek PM Tsipras Allegedly Asked Russia for $10 Bln to Print Drachmas

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for 10 billion dollars in order to print drachmas, according to newspaper "To Vima." The...

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