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Eurogroup Will Not Decide Today on Greek Bailout Extension, Moscovici Says

The euro zone finance ministers will not decide today on any extension of Greece ’s bailout program, said EU Commissioner for Economics and Financial...

Meeting Between Prime Minister and Father of Hunger Striker Proves Fruitless

The meeting between Greek Prime Minister and the father of hunger striker Nikos Romanos at Maximos Mansion earlier today bore no results. "My son...

Coalition Waits for Eurogroup Decision Before Presidential Elections

After the Greek coalition established the vote for the 2015 budget, the issue of the presidential election is on the table again. However, the...

Greeks Transferred €32.5 Billion Abroad Since 2009

Greeks had transferred abroad about 115 billion euros between late 2009 and end of June 2012 -- the first year that signs of restoration...

Greek Budget for 2015 Voted Amidst Protests

The 2015 budget was voted in Greek Parliament (by a vote of 155 in favor, 134 against, 1 present) at midnight amidst anti-austerity protests and scenarios that...

Greek Santas Run for Athens Children Playgrounds

The first Athens Santa Run took place on Sunday, as 600 Santas ran 2.5 kilometers for a good cause, adding a much-needed Christmas cheer...

Greek MP Goes on Hunger Strike in Support of Syrian Refugees

SYRIZA MP Yiannis Michelogiannakis camped with protesting Syrian refugees outside the Greek Parliament and went on hunger strike in support of their petition to...

Athens Hunger Striker: I Don’t Want My Parents to Meet with Greek PM

Convicted bank robber Nikos Romanos, who is on hunger strike since November 10 over the court's refusal to grant him educational furlough, stated through...

Aftermath of Grigoropoulos Anniversary Rally in Athens: Fire and Destruction [Videos]

The neighborhood of Exarcheia and several major streets in downtown Athens, Greece, looked like they were bombarded after Saturday's riots that marked the sixth anniversary...

OECD Report: Life Expectancy Rises in Greece

Life expectancy at birth has risen in Greece reaching 80.7 years, while the EU28 average is 79.2 years, according to a new OECD report. Published...

Grigoropoulos Anniversary: Riots in Athens and Other Greek Cities

Riots and clashes with the police in several major cities in Greece have marked the anniversary of the killing of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos by...

Greek PM to Meet with Parents of Hunger Striker

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will meet on Monday with the parents of convicted bank robber Nikos Romanos who is on hunger strike over...

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