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Greece Condemns Turkey’s “Illegal Actions” Off Cyprus

Greek Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos on Thursday expressed his strong condemnation of Turkey’s actions in Cyprus’ EEZ to his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu during...

Greek Prime Minister Tsipras Reshuffles Cabinet

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a minor reshuffling of his cabinet on Friday, following decisions by some ministers to run as candidates in...

Katrougalos Says Greece Will Not Escalate Warlike Rhetoric

Greece is not investing in warlike rhetoric with Turkey, said Alternate Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos on Friday, criticizing recent airspace violations by Turkish warplanes in the...

Katrougalos Dismisses Reports on Qatar and its Investment Activity in Greece

Alternate Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos in a statement to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Saturday dismissed reports that Qatar has stopped any investment activity...

Greek Politicians Declare Personal Wealth for 2013-2014

The assets of Greek politicians for the years 2013 and 2014 were officially announced in Greek Parliament on Wednesday, showing that several have considerable...

New Pensions in Greek Public Sector Will be Slashed 15%-25%

Greek public sector employees and military staff who are about to retire will see that the new pensions will be 15 to 25 percent...

Angry Greek Pensioners Rally to Protest Slashed Pensions

Thousands of angry pensioners gathered on Thursday morning at Kotzia Square in central Athens to protest their slashed pensions, burning the letters sent to...

Min Katrougalos Aims to ‘Isolate’ IMF’s Influence on Pension and Labor

On Thursday Labor and Social Insurance Minister Giorgos Katrougalos said that he seeks to "isolate" the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its influence on...

Creditors Disagree With Greece’s Proposal on Freelancers in Arrears

Greece's creditors were reluctant to agree with a labor ministry proposal to freeze repayments of professionals and freelancers in arrears, putting a hurdle in...

Greek Cabinet Meeting to Discuss Economy, Bailout Program Evaluation After Summer Recess

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday spoke with Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Labor Minister Giorgos Katrougalos, in the first government meeting after...

Employers and Employee Unions Agree in Principle on New Labor Laws in Greece

Representatives of employer associations and employee unions reached a minimum level of agreement on Tuesday on the upcoming changes on labor laws. The two sides...

Low Pensions Slashed by 48% for 148,000 Recipients in Greece

About 148,000 low pension recipients saw their pensions slashed in half after the new pension cuts went into effect as part of the fiscal...

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