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May 29, 1979: Greece Signs Accession to the European Economic Community

Greece was seeking its accession to the European Economic Community long before it signed the official accession agreement in May 29, 1979. The European...

Prosecutor Moves Against 4 in Phone Tapping and Pythia Assassination Plot Against Karamanlis

Greek Prosecutor Maria-Sophia Vaitsi called for the indictment of United States former agent William Bazil who is implicated in the phone tapping scandal of 2004...

Company Eavesdropping on Karamanlis

A consulting firm with almost zero turnover was used as a "shell" by Greek Americans in order to eavesdrop on our country. The interceptions continued...

PASOK, ND Spat Rattles Coalition

Greece's already-uneasy coalition government of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the New Democracy Conservative leader, and his reluctant partner, PASOK Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos took...

Greek Tax Agents Meet Hostile Crowds

Restaurant and tavern owners and customers are increasingly harassing tax inspectors at a time when Greece has intensified a long-overdue crackdown on tax evasion,...

One in 10 Workers Faked Resume

As it's begun the process of transferring or firing 25,000 state workers over the next two years on the orders of international lenders, the...

Greek Workers Fear Coming Firings

After three years of austerity measures that created a record 27.4 percent unemployment rate and put 1.3 million people out of work – all...

Doukas Says Greece Can’t Repay Loans

Petros Doukas, who served in the finance ministry under former premiers Konstantinos Mitsotakis and Costas Karamanlis, said Greece will have to give its international...

Will New Democracy Become New Greece?

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras hinted to his party faithful at the close of New Democracy’s weekend conference on June 30 that he may...

ND-PASOK Alliance Takes The Reins

Moving forward after the withdrawal of one of his coalition members, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras formulated a new alliance with the other coalition...

ERT Over, Samaras’ Hybrid Moves On

ATHENS - After a series of talks over the shutdown of national broadcaster ERT and the firing of all 2,656 workers, Greek Prime Minister...

Samaras Says Grexit Talk Over

Citing what he said was a coming turnaround and even a return to markets by next year under his tenure, Greek Prime Minister Antonis...

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