German FinMin Schaeuble Surprised by Greek Agreement Statements

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said he was surprised by Greek officials' statements that Greece and its creditors are close to an agreement" contradicting...

General Strike over Austerity Brings Greece to a Halt

Greek workers have walked off their jobs for a 24-hour general strike that is shutting down  services across the country. Domestic flights and Athens transport...

German Chancellor Merkel: ‘Greek PM Drove Greece into a Wall’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared frustrated during her speech to CDU members, published in Spiegel magazine, where she talked about Greek Prime Minister Alexis’...

Greece’s National Football Team Climbs Three Places

Greece climbed to eleventh place of FIFA's ranking last month, winning 63 points and having reached the 1000 points in total. In first place was...

Farmers Intensify Their Struggle Cutting Greece in Two

Farmers from central Greece decided to toughen their stance by setting a new roadblock at the 200km point at Bralos interchange. According to ANA MPA...

Big Pay For Alpha Bank Execs

Despite a law that says no private banker can be paid more than the head of the National Bank of Greece, eight executives at...

Samaras Back to U.S. On Investment Hunt

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who was in the United States in August to meet President Barack Obama and business leaders in Washington and...

More Transport Strikes Hit Greece

With Greece beginning high hopes for a better tourist season after disappointing results in 2012, more strikes have begun, this time closing ferries to...

The Epitaph: Greek Orthodox Good Friday Traditions

Good Friday is an eminently mournful day that commemorates the Passion of Christ in all of Greece. Even the most remote churches honor the tradition...

Fifty-One Illegal Migrants Rescued

A Lebanon-flagged vessel dropped off 51 illegal migrants in Irakleio, Crete early Saturday after rescuing the group when the small boat carrying them to...

Greece’s Cost of Syria Intervention

Greek diplomacy is still holding a wait-and-see attitude toward Washington’s stance on Syria. That is why the Foreign Ministry is not willing to take...

Varoufakis Rejects Reports there were any Thoughts of Printing New Currency During his Term

Economist and former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis rejected press reports that he had any intention of printing a new currency during his term as...

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