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Kouvelis, Venizelos Reject Troika Demands

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ uneasy coalition government has started to come apart over demands by international lenders for even deeper austerity measures as...

The Balkan Wars – 100 Years Later

This year is the 100th anniversary of the Balkan Wars, which engulfed Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro. The combined armies of the Balkan states...
Travel to Greece during Harvest Season

Visiting Greece During Harvest Season

The pressure is on during the autumn harvest, as fruit ripens on the tree or vine and there's no time to waste. These weeks...

Greek Unemployment Hits Record 25.1%

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' hopes of putting the floundering Greek economy on the road to recovery took another hit with the release of...

Samaras Says Merkel Visit a Triumph

Ignoring protests by 50,000 people against the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet him in Athens on Oct. 9, Prime Minister Antonis...

In Athens, Merkel Sees Progress, But Protesters Don’t

While protests raged a few blocks from where she was having quiet talks with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras that she said showed progress in...

Samaras Bans Rallies During Merkel’s Visit

Worried that planned protests during German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Athens on Oct. 9 could escalate into violence, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras...
father Christiaan Kappes missing

Witness Tells Last Moves of Missing US Priest; FBI On Case

A friend and colleague of Rev. Christiaan Kappes, the Indianapolis priest gone missing in Greece last week, has described his last known moves to...

Fortress Athens: 6,000 Cops to Guard Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel – who many Greeks view as the architect of the austerity measures that have ruined their lives – will likely...

Tomb Near Serres Wife, Son of Alexander?

Αrchaeologists from the 28th Ephorate of Antiquities unearthed a tomb in the city of Amphipolis, near Serres, northern Greece, which they believe could belong...

Μerkel Coming to Athens to Meet Samaras

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, an object of scorn to Greeks angry that she’s insisting on more austerity measures while her country foots much of...

Protesters Storm Greek Defense Ministry Grounds

Police clashed with scores of protesting shipyard workers after they forced their way into the grounds of Greece's Defense Ministry in Athens. Riot police were...

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