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Worried Samaras Mulls Cabinet Shake-Up

Concerned that his ministers are reacting too slowly to implement reforms demanded by international lenders, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is reportedly considering replacing...

Samaras in Qatar Looking for Investments

Coming on the heels of Qatari development officials pulling out of a bid to develop Athens’ former international airport site that has lain dormant...

Illegal Fuel Trade Moves to Ships

A leveling of Greece's special consumption tax on diesel with that of heating oil hasn't stopped illegal fuel trading and government officials are...

Metro Strikers Defy Samaras, Road Chaos Seen

Striking Greek Metro workers said they would stay off the job for a ninth consecutive day on Jan. 25 and disobey a mobilization order...

Striking Metro Workers Refuse Return Order

The head of the Athens Metro workers union, Antonis Stamatopoulos, whose members have been on strike for eight days over pay cuts, shutting down...

Striking Workers Defy Court, Won’t Return

Striking Greek Metro workers said they would continue their work stoppage for a sixth day on Jan. 22, refusing to obey a court order...

Greek Red Tape Costs 14 Billion Euros

Greece's slow and burdensome bureaucracy is estimated to cost the cash-strapped country a total of 14 billion euros a year, ($18.26 billion) or 6.8%...

Greece Freezes Foreclosures, No Help on Loans

As Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ coalition government plans to recapitalize the country’s banks with a $64 billion injection, it is also going to...

Samaras Meets Merkel in Brussels

Still pressing his case for support, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Brussels on Oct. 19 on the...

Samaras Sets the Tone with Troika Coming to Town

ATHENS – Moments after his Cabinet, stocked heavily with members from his own New Democracy party, was sworn in, Greece’s new Prime Minister Antonis...

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