Poet Kostis Palamas’ House Rescued from Athenian Auction

The historical house of Greek national poet Kostis Palamas was rescued at the last moment from an auction. The owner of the house, which...

S&P: 40% Probability Of Greece Defaulting On Its Debt

Rating agency Standard & Poor’s said that there is a 40% probability that Greece may have to restructure its debt, according to Dow Jones...

Unemployment Rate Reached 13.5% In Oct 2010

Hellenic Statistical Authority announced on Thursday that the unemployment rate in October 2010 increased to 13.5% compared to 9.8% in October 2009 and 12.6%...

Izmir-Thessaloniki Cruise Route Established

Turkish tourists will be able to combine an Aegean sea cruise with a tour of Ottoman monuments in the northern port city of Thessaloniki...

Wikileaks Leaks Former Minister Chrysochoidis’ Negative Comments on Nat’l Intelligence Service

A Wikileaks leak  revealed comments by former Minister for Citizen Protection Michalis Chrysochoidis.  He spoke disparagingly about Greece’s National Intelligence Service (EYP) to American ambassador Daniel Speckhard. Three...

Greek & Israeli Ministers of Foreign Affairs Strengthen Relations

Prime Minister George Papandreou had a tele-conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. The two leaders talked about the next steps in the process for...

New Greek Expatriate Military Regulations

Greek Minister of National Defense Evangelos Venizelos, signed several resolutions to resolve problems...

Greece to Begin Proceedings Against Germany Over WWII Reparations

Greece will begin proceedings against Germany at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).  This statement was made on Wednesday and is a bid to obtain...

Greek Pulic Sector Hiring Rule Extends to Church

Greece’s pledge to hire one public sector employee for every five that depart, applies to the Greek Orthodox Church as well as government departments....

False Start in Trial of Greek Sprinters

A Greek court decided on Wednesday to postpone the perjury trial of disgraced Olympic sprinters Kostas Kenderis and Katerina Thanou again for the seventh...

EU Commissioner: No Restructuring of Greek Debt

Olli Rehn revealed on Wednesday that the European Union is trying to implement a comprehensive plan to contain the sovereign debt crisis. Europe needs to...

Consumer Price Index Rose By 5.2% In Dec 2010

The Hellenic Statistical Authority announced on Tuesday that the Consumer Price Index recorded a rise of 5.2% in December 2010 compared with December 2009. The...

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