Samaras Sets Qatar Investment Trip

As Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras readies a rescheduled visit to Qatar to woo investment for his cash-strapped country, his hosts are already showing...

IEK Xyni Owners Face Forgery Charges

Public prosecutor Popi Papandreou has charged the owner of vocational training institutes IEK Xyni, Sofoklis Xynis, his spouse Athina and his daughter Katerina, with...

Turkish TV Shows Greeks Bad Guys

Greeks in Turkey who hold citizenship there are complaining that characters on Turkish TV shows are depicting the Greek minority as criminals, collaborators, traitors...

Study Shows Greek Jobless Will Hit 28%

With Greek unemployment already at a record of 26 percent, a study by the auditing company Ernst & Young showed it could reach 28...

BBC Asks Why No Mosque in Athens?

In a report, the BBC highlighted that Athens is the only European Union capital without a mosque and explored the tensions surrounding the quest...

Greek Banks Bad Loans Hit $62 Billion

Whacked by big losses from government-imposed debt write-downs on investors that means they will need a recapitalization of some 50 billion euros ($66 billion)...

Greek Retailers Take 40% Hit

Greek retailers faced their worst Christmas sales turnover in a decade, posting a reduction of about 40 percent compared to 2011 across the debt-laden...

Alcohol Tax Hike Cuts Greek Sales

Just as increased taxes on restaurants and bars have driven down sales and revenues, a big hike in taxes on alcoholic drinks in Greece...

Greece Mulls Lower Restaurant Taxes

A near-doubling in taxes on restaurant sales has backfired, driving out customers, closing 4,000 establishments in a year, and producing lower revenues, leading the...

Greek Whisky Made In Larissa

Known more for wine and some underrated beers, as well as the exquisite brandy Metaxa, Greece has a whisky too. Argiris Taramonlis, a retired Colonel...

Troika Bailout Will Cost Cyprus Its Gas

Economic and social chaos has hit Cyprus big time. Owing to the mishandling of the economy, corruption and incompetence, the entire nation is now...

Some Greek Companies Duck The Haratsi

While working Greeks are lining up to pay a doubled property tax being put into their electric bills, critics are arguing that some businesses...

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