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Capital Controls to Be Lifted by the End of September, 2019

The Bank of Greece and the Greek government are ready to completely lift capital controls in Greece, media reports suggested on Thursday. The restrictions to capital...

Greek Shipowners Agree to Pay €75 Million Annually to Greek State

The Greek Prime Minister’s office issued a statement on Wednesday in which it announced that the Greek Shipowners Association has reached a new agreement...

Greek Government Plans To Restrict Airbnb-Style Platforms

The Greek authorities are planning to implement a number of restrictions on both landlords and companies which rent out their properties via Airbnb-style platforms,...

Human Rights Commission Accuses Greece of Illegally Returning Migrants

The National Human Rights Commission of Greece (NHRC), an independent advisory body to the Greek State on matters pertaining to human rights protection, raised...

Greek Banks Ready To Agree on New Home Protection Plan

The Hellenic Bank Association is ready to agree with the Greek government on a new plan which aims to protect the primary homes of...

EU Gives Green Light for Tsipras’ Welfare Benefit Handouts

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' recent statements announcing the distribution of one-off welfare benefits totaling 1.4 billion euros are not in contradiction with what has...

Tsakalotos: Greece Likely not to Need Precautionary Credit Line After Program Ends

Greece and its creditors believe that the country will not need a precautionary credit line after its aid program is completed in August 2018,...

Judges and Prosecutors Accuse Government of Seeking to Manipulate Justice

The Union of Judges and Prosecutors, in a harsh announcement issued on Sunday, accused the government of "systematically attempting the complete subjugation and manipulation...

German FinMin: It was the Greek Gov’t that Chose to Cut Pensions

It was the Greek government that chose to cut pensions to meet fiscal targets, not the creditors' suggestion, German Finance Minister Wofgang Schaeuble said...

Greek Government Continues Contradicting Messaging Regarding Uninsured Vehicles

The state's confusing messaging on whether or not owners of uninsured vehicles will have to pay the 250 euro stamp duty became even more...

German FinMin Schaeuble: Greek Government Insists on Burdening the Weak

Wolfgang Schaeuble, criticized the Greek government on Thursday, stressing that Athens has "made progress, but its political leadership insists on putting the weight on...

Greece Striving for Solution by June 15, PM Tsipras Says

The Greek government is striving for a comprehensive solution on June 15, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told reporters on Monday, after a joint press...

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