Papandreou Calls on Pasok Lawmakers to Support Austerity Bill

Prime Minister George Papandreou called on lawmakers from his ruling PASOK party to support an austerity bill to be voted in parliament on Oct....

Emergency Powers to Tackle Garbage Strike

Greece is using emergency powers to order garbage crews back to work, as an escalating campaign of strikes by public servants and other unions...

Venizelos Says Greek Government Set for Tough Talks in Europe

Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos said the government was prepared for tough negotiations with its European partners. “Saving Greece means saving Europe,” Venizelos told President Karolos...

Names of Major Tax Evaders to Be Published

With efforts to turn around the uneven economic situation in Greece continuing with the gathering of taxes, the country's Finance Minister, Evangelos Venizelos, is...

PM to Meet with ND Leader on Tuesday

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Antonis Samaras and Prime Minister George Papandreou will meet on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the premier's Maximos...

Start of Most Difficult Week for Government

This week will be the most difficult one for the government of Papandreou with strikes and demonstrations across Greece. The so-called multi-bill will in...

Eurozone Faces ‘Critical Week’ Over Debt Crisis: Papandreou

The eurozone faces its "most critical week" as leaders battle to reach a lasting solution to the debt crisis that has shaken the European...

Finance Minister of Skopje Says Declare Greece Bankrupt

The European Union should declare Greece’s bankruptcy official, according to Zoran Stavreski, Skopje's Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister. Skopje and Greece share borders, currently...

Deutsche Bank Boss in Talks over Greek debt: Report

The head of Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, is conducting talks over a 50-percent write-down of Greek debt in his capacity as chairman of...

Venizelos Blasts Strikers, Says Tax Evaders Will Be Named

ATHENS - As growing numbers of public workers join the ranks of strikers protesting pay cuts,  tax hikes, and the layoff of 30,000 workers...

The Newest Greek Odyssey: Living in Strikeland

State schools closed, hospitals running only on emergency staff, trash piling up, trains halted, metro and cabbies on strike, tax offices closed, customs officers walking out of their jobs, airlines grounded[...]

Greece Talks Trash to Garbage Collectors

ATHENS - With rubbish piling up and even blocking some streets after two weeks of a strike by rubbish collectors, public health authorities said...

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