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German Regional Minister Sees Greek Euro Exit by Year’s End

Greece should exit the eurozone by year's end and not receive any more aid, a German regional finance minister has said in a Sunday...

Peres to Visit Athens for Energy Talks

Israeli President Shimon Peres starts a three-day visit to Athens Monday on cooperation talks with Greece officials over matters of energy and defense. In what...

Libya Owes Greece 150 million euros in Medical Bills

Libya owes Greece 150 million euros as payment for the treatment of anti-Gaddafi militants, an Athens-based news agency reports. The Libyan authorities are ready to...

Homicides, Household Robberies Surge in First Half of Year

Household robberies, homicides and sexual assaults in Greece surged in the first half of the year, national police reported. Bank robberies fell. Home holdups rose...

Ilias Iliadis Wins Bronze Olympic Medal in Judo

The Greek Olympic mission in London is celebrating its first medal won by Ilias Iliadis. in Judo. Iliadis won the bronze medal in the men’s...

Greece Toughens Border Policing Over Syria War

Greece is quadrupling the number of guards at its border with Turkey and boosting other defenses in part because of a potential influx of...

Schaeuble: No Room for Concessions for Greece

Germany's finance minister said in an interview published Sunday that he cannot see room for further concessions to Greece, insisting anew that the country...

High Jump Champ Chondrokoukis Fails Drug Test, Out of Olympics

ATHENS – The 2012 Olympic Games in London have not even opened yet and Greece’s disgrace – which began when triple jumper Paraskevi Papachristou...

OPAP, Lottomatica Unit To Enter Online Gambling Market

Opap SA (OPAP) of Greece, Europe’s biggest listed gambling company, chose Italy’s Lottomatica SpA (LTO) G2 unit as its strategic partner to enter the...
The Hellenic Initiative Founding Conference with Bill Clinton

Diaspora Greeks Launch “The Hellenic Initiative” to Support Greece

ATHENS, Greece – Convening a group of Greek business leaders and prominent members of the global Diaspora, The Hellenic Initiative (THI) was officially launched...

Bill Clinton Tells Samaras Austerity is Not Working

ATHENS – Meeting with visiting former U.S. President Bill Clinton, who game to Greece with a group of influential Greek-American leaders to discuss programs...

Kids’ Camp Evacuated as Fire Burns Near Athens

Greek authorities evacuated a children's summer camp and a monastery near Athens on Thursday as a wildfire swept through forest land, damaging five homes...

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