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Alexis Tsipras: Greece’s Only Hope or a Dangerous Populist?

The biggest winner of the Greek election is Alexis Tsipras and his party, SYRIZA. In the craziest and most crucial elections in Greek post-war...

Without a Coalition, New Elections Loom in Greece

ATHENS – New Democracy Conservative party leader Antonis Samaras, whose party gained first place in the May 6 elections with only 18.86 percent of...

Greek Election: Political Leaders Spin the Results

ATHENS – Even as the votes were still being counted in the May 6 general elections to replace a temporary, shaky coalition government, and...

International Press Focuses on ‘New’ Political Figures

The early exit polls, which became public minutes after the end of the voting process, show that the end of the bipartisanism in Greece...

PASOK, New Democracy Rally; Set to Control Parliament Again

ATHENS - For nearly two years, Greeks have rallyed against pay cuts, tax hikes and slashed pensions imposed by the government as a condition...

New Democracy, PASOK Duel over Helping Greeks Pay Loans

ATHENS – With international lenders ready to fork over another $172 billion in rescue loans, the pressure is off Greece’s hybrid government for now...

SYRIZA Leader Alexis Tsipras Files Lawsuit Against German “Bild” For Libel

ATHENS (AFP) --- A Greek leftist party on Thursday said it had sued Germany's Bild newspaper for a million euros ($1.3 million) over "insulting"...

Papandreou Fiddles While PASOK Disintegrates

ATHENS – While former Prime Minister George Papandreou was in Costa Rica addressing the Socialist International conference as its leader, the PASOK party he...

PASOK Loses Support as Papandreou Clings to Power

ATHENS – As former Prime Minister George Papandreou’s PASOK Socialists have fallen to new lows in surveys that show the party is in danger...

Papademos Said to be Greece’s Interim Leader Choice

ATHENS – With the political infighting over, Greece’s interim Prime Minister to head a coalition government to enable the country to keep getting critical...

Venizelos Blasts Strikers, Says Tax Evaders Will Be Named

ATHENS - As growing numbers of public workers join the ranks of strikers protesting pay cuts,  tax hikes, and the layoff of 30,000 workers...

Scandalized Proton Bank Gets Nationalized

ATHENS - The National Bank of Greece has moved to take over Proton Bank, a small lender that is under investigation for possible violation...

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