Schäeuble Meets Greek Businessmen, Bankers

The first appearance in Greece of German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble since the country's crushing economic crisis began three years brought out all the...

Greek Shipowner Restis Sues UANI

Greek shipping company owner Victor Restis said he will take legal action against the American non-governmental organization (NGO) United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) which...

Swarms Of Mosquitos Invade Greece

Greeks and visitors alike are discovering that summer in Greece has brought a pesky problem of mosquitoes in bigger numbers because of government cutbacks...

Samaras Tells Banks To Start Lending

With the Greek government moving to recapitalize and stabilize banks, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras told the heads of the four biggest financial institutions that...

Eurobank Acquires Postbank Too

The troubled private bank Eurobank is expected to take over the more troubled state financial institution Hellenic Postbank, the country's banking stabilization agency HFSF...

Greece Puts Railways Up For Bid

Still reeling from setbacks in its lagging privatization program, Greece has invited bids on its notoriously-inefficient and antiquated state-operated railway operator Trainose, the Hellenic...

Greece Wants Germany To Pay For WWII

As Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras continues to enjoy good relations with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose country is footing much of the bill...

ERT Workers Call EDT “Pirate Construct”

The fired workers of the closed national broadcaster ERT, who were dismissed on June 11, derisively dismissed the government's new temporary station, EDT, set...

BOG Governor Wants Tourism Expanded

 “Greek tourisn can contribute to the development, however, it has to reduce its seasonal nature,” stated the Governor of the Bank of Greece George...

Greek Public Television Is On Air

Deputy Minister  for Public Broadcasting, Pantelis Kapsis said on June 10 that national broadcaster ERT, shut down on June 11,  will be on...

Greece’s Most Corrupt: Political Parties

The most corrupt institutions in Greece - the most corrupt country in the European Union according to Transparency International - are the political parties...

Greeks Start Liking Their Own Wines

Despite the ongoing crisis, Greek wine producers are enjoying a big rise in demand coming not only from abroad but now also domestically, despite...

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