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Greek Gold Mine Arson Fuels Political Feud

Greece’s government and major opposition party Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) are battling over blame after an arson attack on a gold mine...

Worried Samaras Mulls Cabinet Shake-Up

Concerned that his ministers are reacting too slowly to implement reforms demanded by international lenders, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is reportedly considering replacing...

Police Deny Terror, Heist Suspects Tortured

Greek law enforcement officials have reiterated their assertion that four men arrested for bank robberies and believed to belong to a terrorist cell were...

Amnesty Blasts Doctored Terror Suspect Pics

As Greek authorities promised to review whether four bank robbery and terrorist suspects were beaten by police while in custody, the human rights group...

Greek Police Arrest 100 Squatter Protesters

Some 100 people that police said were protesting the removal of squatters from a dilapidated building in downtown Athens were arrested by police, leading...

Greek Police Evict Squatters After 22 Years

Dozens of Greek police raided the well-known squaters villa Amalia, an old building constructed in 1862 which had been occupied for 22 years. The...

Amnesty Says Greece’s Migrant Treatment Inhumane

Human rights group Amnesty International has blasted Greece’s treatment of immigrants and asylum seekers, joining in a chorus of criticism against an ongoing roundup...

Greek Suicide Rate Keeps Soaring

Suicides in Greece, which used to have the lowest rate in Europe, are rising rapidly and coincide with crushing austerity measures that have driven...

Greece Yanks TV Show for Criticizing Minister

Continuing a crackdown on journalists attacking government policies, Greece has pulled a popular morning news show off the state-run network that is funded with...

Golden Dawn Assails Electronic ID’s for Greeks

Greek Interior Minister Nikos Dendias, who has vowed to “crush” lawbreakers in the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, has tangled with them again, this time...

Samaras Fails to Sell Coalition Partners on Big Cuts

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the New Democracy Conservative leader, met on Aug. 29 with the partners in his uneasy coalition but was unable to...

Greek Secret Service Will Probe Arson in Wildfires

With major wildfires raging for days across Greece, the country's Secret Service has been called in to investigate whether arson is involved. It's common...

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