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End of an Era: Papandreou Set to Leave PASOK Stage

ATHENS – Like his father Andreas 30 years before him, George Papandreou was the Prime Minister of Greece until being hounded out of office...

Greek Deficit Worsens, More Austerity and Pain Looms in the Future

ATHENS – Interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos’ pledge that his coalition government will not hit weary Greeks with more austerity measures may fall by...

11 Reasons Why Greece Really Went Broke in 2011

ATHENS – Unless you were rich, a business executive, a celebrity, or among the few privileged elite who run the country and for whom...

Greece’s Tax Evasion Prosecutors Quit, Blame Political Interference

ATHENS – As Greece continues to bury its workers, pensioners and poor with waves of taxes to keep the country from going bankrupt, the...

Conservatives Soften Election Demands

Conservative New Democracy party signalled on Friday it would drop its insistence on holding elections in February, a move that would give Prime Minister...

Voridis vs. Venizelos: Arguments Erupt and Things Get Personal

ATHENS – The building tension in Greece’s shaky coalition government boiled over in a Cabinet meeting, when PASOK Socialist Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos tangled...

Pension Battle Cracks the Greek Coalition

ATHENS – Interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos’ six-week old shaky coalition government is showing signs of splitting over a refusal by the conservative New...

Papademos to Nail Down Duration of Coalition

Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos will hold talks with all three parties in his coalition to nail down a time frame and possible end...

No Holiday for Greek Government: Make or Break Time

ATHENS – As the bad economic news keeps piling up for Greece - retail sales for this year were down 30 percent, and storeowners...

Greece’s Investors Reluctant to Take a Bath

ATHENS – Only a day after Greek officials said they were optimistic about reaching an agreement with banks and investors to write down as...

Troika Tells Greece: Action, Not Talk

ATHENS – Official from the Troika of international lenders keeping Greece on economic life support with rescue loans will wrap up a 10-day visit...

Greece: The Incredible Shrinking Country

ATHENS – Even as interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, who is leading a temporary coalition government, insisted that he’s on track to keep international...

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