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Geithner: Europeans Wanted to Crush the Squandering Greeks

Former U.S. treasury secretary Timothy Geithner said that in 2012 "Europeans wanted to crush the squandering Greeks," according to The Financial Times. In 2012, Geithner...

Former BoG President: Greece Never Had a Bailout Plan

Former Bank of Greece president Giorgos Provopoulos said in a television interview that Greece had no clear bailout plan from the beginning and that...

New Alexander the Great-Era Tomb Found in Vergina

An unlooted tomb that appears to belong to a man who died during the Alexander the Great era has been unearthed in Vergina, northern...

Contemporary Greek History in Graffiti

The walls of Athens recount Greece's contemporary history as graffiti artists share their views and observations using spray cans. In an interesting photo report, The Guardian visited...

Rise in Car Sales Hints at Economic Recovery

Vehicle sales in Greece continued to rise last month, as new vehicle registrations increased by 33.7 percent compared to October 2013, showing a shy...

Troika Hands Athens List of 19 Tough Demands

Troika envoys have sent Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis a list of 19 tough reforms they want Athens to implement for their latest evaluation to...

Popularity of Greek Herbs Starts Oregano War

Greek herb smuggling is the new crime that border authorities have to fight, according to a report by NDTV. The recent international popularity of Greek...

Last Meeting with Troika May Include Elections Talk

The Greek coalition government is turning the last troika evaluation into a game of politics as it takes the risk to refuse to back...

Great Marathons Around the World

This year's Marathon in Greece had a new name: "Athens Marathon. The Authentic." After all, the race got its name after Athenian warrior Feidippides...

Tension in Greece, Turkey Determined to Claim Energy Reserves

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated he is determined to claim rights to energy reserves inside Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Tension between Turkey and...

‘Depression Era’ Exhibition in Athens

  An exhibition entitled "Depression Era" has opened at the Benaki Museum in Athens. The theme is the economic crisis and the new reality in Greece. Depression...

Derveni Papyrus, Candidate for UNESCO List

The Derveni Papyrus is the only readable papyrus that has survived in Greece and the most ancient manuscript in Europe. Now it is a...

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