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Wiretapping Scandal Minister Gets Bail

Former PASOK minister Michalis Karchimakis, who is being charged in connection with a wiretapping scandal that showed the telephones of former Prime Minister Costas...

Greek Bond Spread Reaches 500 Points

For the first time since the end of 2009 the spread of Greek bonds, especially decade-bonds ending in 2023 reached 500 points. This means that...

German President Pays Homage to Nazi Greek Village Massacre

On Thursday, the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Joachim Gauck, along with his Greek counterpart, Karolos Papoulias, visited the historic village of...

Teacher Dies of Brazier Fumes in Northern Greece

A 49-year-old teacher from the 2nd High School of Alexandria died in his home in Alexandria Imathias, Northern Greece. The teacher had previously received...

German Media Comment on Gauck’s Visit to Greece

The visit of the German President Joachim Gauck to Greece and the issue of war compensations have been extensively commented on by the German...

Polls Show Death Knell for PASOK

Little more than four years after winning the Prime Minister's office with 44 percent of the vote, the PASOK Socialists who are partners in...

Only 16 out of 100 Unemployed Receiving Unemployment Benefit

Data concerning the subsidizing of the unemployed released on Friday, March 7, by the Manpower Employment Organization (OAED) reveals the inability of the state...

Cuts in Healthcare Lead to Rise in New-Born Deaths

Speaking at the European Parliament on March 5, Georgios Chatzimarkakis, the Greek liberal MEP of the German FDP party, stated that the austerity measures ordered...

Greek Truck Drivers Announce Strike

The union of Greek truck drivers has announced a new strike on Saturday, March 8. They are protesting against the state's inability to deal...

Stressed Greek Banks Need 6.4B Euros More

Ailing Greek banks, which have already received 41 billion euros in an injection of state money from bailouts, will need another 6.382 billion, stress...

Chinese Consortium Interested in Purchasing Athens Int’l Airport

The Chinese consortium consisting of Friedmann Pacific Asset Management Ltd (FPAM) and Shenzhen Airport (Group) Co announced their interest in becoming the principal shareholders...

Greek Admin. Reform Minister Meeting with Troika Ends Without Agreement

A meeting between Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the heads of the troika of Greece's lenders concluded at the Finance ministry on Thursday...

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