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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...

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[...]

PASOK Slips, But No Winners Seen

PASOK Slips, But No Winners Seen ATHENS - Eighteen months after imposing pay cuts, tax hikes and slashed pensions on the working populace in an...

Troika Wants Greece’s Minimum Wage Scrapped

More bad news is brewing for Greek workers in a seemingly endless onslaught of pay cuts and tax hikes. In return for bailout loans keeping the country afloat, the Troika of the European Union[...]

Back to the Drach? Papandreou May Let Voters Decide

ATHENS – As  pressure builds on Greece to default, Prime Minister George Papandreou is reportedly mulling a referendum to let the people decide whether...

Greeks Gird for More “Blood and Tears” Economic Hits

With Greece still poised on the edge of bankruptcy and growing predictions the country will fail, Prime Minister George Papandreou said he will institute...

Samaras Proposes Permanent Deputy Budget Minister

A. Samaras, leader of New Democracy, proposed to implement new, more effective policies. According to Samaras, a permanent Deputy Budget Minister and Deputy Foreign...