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Ninety-Year-Old Greek Man Buried With €300,000

A 90-year-old man from an Ancient Olympia municipality village in southern Greece was buried with his favorite pillow that contained 300,000 euros. The old man...

Who is New Greek Defense Minister and ANEL Leader Panos Kammenos?

When Alexis Tsipras had announced that SYRIZA may cooperate with the Independent Greeks (ANEL) after the elections, most analysts and voters were perplexed. How...

Restitution of Minimum Wage, Layoffs Cancelled, Health Insurance for All, Citizenship to Immigrant Children;...

The restitution of minimum wage, granting citizenship to children of immigrants born here, the rehiring of public sector employees unduly laid off, were some...

Varoufakis: ‘Accidental Economist’ Becomes Greece’s Finance Minister [video]

He has called himself an "accidental economist" and has likened Greece's position in the euro zone as a "Hotel California" lyric, he has taught...

EU Willing to Revive Greece’s Bailout Program, New Gov’t Must Respect Obligations

The Eurogroup has started actions to revive Greece’s bailout program as its new prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, took office promising to end austerity measures. Finance...

New Greek Gov’t to Halt Port Sale to China and Power Utility Privatization

The new Greek government will freeze plans to privatize the country’s Public Power Corporation (DEH), the energy minister said on Wednesday. Also, Greece will put...

New Greek Govt Could Mean Cheaper Holidays in Greece

Tourist agencies see that the election of the new Greek government could mean cheaper holidays, fewer strikes and better transport in Greece, according to...

New Greek Finance Minister: Bailout a Vicious Cycle

"The problem with the bailout is that it wasn't really a bailout," Giannis Varoufakis told Bloomberg on Monday, a day before he was sworn in...

Alexandroupolis Metropolitan in Favor of Religious Oath Abolition

Abolition of the religious oath in courts and inaugurations of elected officials, and its replacement by a civil oath, is proposed by Metropolitan Anthimos...

Athens Exchange 6 Points Down After Announcement of New Greek Gov’t

The Athens Stock Exchange took a big plunge today immediately after the announcement of the new Greek cabinet. At 3:35 p.m. today, immediately after the...

German Chancellor Merkel Congratulates New Greek PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sent today a congratulatory telegram to new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. The telegram says, "You assume power at a difficult...

Working for the Yankee Dollar: United States, the Unexpected Winner of Greek Elections

Sunday's Greek elections had more than one winner. In fact, several winners emerged from the ballot, some completely unexpected. SYRIZA scored the first victory of...

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