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The Red Scare: The Hammer and Sickle Flying Over Greece

ATHENS - From 1947-57 it was Sen. Joseph “Better Dead than Red,” McCarthy who put the fear of having no God into Americans with...

Schaeuble: Greece ‘Needs Austerity Programs’

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said cash-strapped Greece needed to implement EU and IMF-imposed austerity measures as European solidarity was "not a one-way street." "To...

Conservatives, Radical Leftists Even In Latest Polls

Greece's conservative New Democracy party and the radical leftist Syriza party are even in polls published in Sunday newspapers, with two polls showing New...

NY Times: Alexis Tsipras Becomes the New ‘Pied Piper of Hellas’

An extensive report by the New York Times compares SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras to the new “pied piper” coming to the rescue of Greece...

Political Wars Begin: New Democracy-SYRIZA Clash

ATHENS – Even as a new Parliament briefly met and dissolved, Greece’s political parties were taking shots at each other ahead of a second...

WSJ: A Defiant Message From Greece

The head of Greece's radical left party—throwing down a gauntlet that could increase tensions between Greece and its frustrated European creditors—said he sees little...

Voters’ Support For Leftist Anti-Austerity Syriza Grows

Support for the Greek leftist Syriza party, which was the second-most popular party in elections earlier this month, has grown even more, a new...

Pikramenos to Lead Soured Greeks Ahead of June 17 Elections

ATHENS – With the collapse of talks to form a coalition government in the wake of the May 6 stalemated elections that failed to...

Greek President’s Office Says Kammenos Lied About Document

ATHENS – The office of Greek President Karolos Papoulias said Independent Greeks party leader Panos Kammenos had given the President a document offering to...

16 Activists Arrested in Syntagma Square, Charged on Insubordination

25 activists from Spain, Italy, Ireland, France, as well as from Greece, participated in European demonstrations against the Greek crisis and the EU's and the...

SYRIZA Surges in Polls, Sun Setting on Golden Dawn

ATHENS – Greece’s rising political leader of the left, 37-year-old Alexis Tsipras, whose refusal to back a coalition government in favor of more austerity...

Greek Radical Left Leader Rejects Coalition Talks

The leader of Greece's radical left SYRIZA party spurned an invitation from the president to coalition talks on Monday aimed at forming a government...

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