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Troika Tells Greece: Action, Not Talk

ATHENS – Official from the Troika of international lenders keeping Greece on economic life support with rescue loans will wrap up a 10-day visit...

Greece: The Incredible Shrinking Country

ATHENS – Even as interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, who is leading a temporary coalition government, insisted that he’s on track to keep international...

IMF Says Greeks Taxed-Out; 150,000 Will Lose Their Jobs

ATHENS – Buried under waves of austerity measures, beleaguered Greeks shouldn't have to suffer any more tax hikes, one of its principal international lenders,...

Troika’s Next Target: Cut Private Sector Salaries

Even as Greece’s public workers continue to struggle under waves of pay cuts, tax hikes, slashed[...]

Europe Changes the Money Rules, Greece Still at Risk

European leaders have agreed to set tighter rules over spending and deficits and will pump an additional $268 billion into a new reserve structure to help ailing countries, but[...]

Call for Coalition Government to Stay On Until 2013

ATHENS – Following remarks from New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras that elections tentatively scheduled for Feb. 19 will probably have to be rescheduled...

Papandreou Under Pressure to Quit as PASOK Leader

Almost a month after he resigned as Prime Minister, George Papandreou is clinging to power as the head of the embattled PASOK Socialists, but a growing number of lawmakers and former ministers[...]

Temporary Greek Property Tax Surcharge May be Permanent

ATHENS – Of all the new slew of taxes imposed on Greeks to help the country from going bankrupt, perhaps the most hated –...

Corruption Costing Greece $13.5 Billion Annually

ATHENS – As Greece tries to tax its way out of near-bankruptcy – along with pay and pension cuts and layoffs – a major...

Another Greek Strike Draws Yawns, No Violence

ATHENS – After 18 months of protests, riots and strikes, another walk off the job by Greek workers on Dec. 1 shut down many...

Greece Gets it Loan, but Worries Mount Faster

ATHENS – After weeks of anguish, Greeks found out that international lenders providing the country with a series of bailout loans will release a...

Greek Statistics Chief: “I’m Being Prosecuted for Not Cooking the Books”

ATHENS – Greek Statistics Chief Andreas Georgiou, an American-trained economist and former chief of numbers for the International Monetary Fund brought in last year...

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