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Greek Protesters Clash With Police In First Backlash Against Syriza

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2015 | World

ATHENS, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Dozens of black-clad protesters clashed with riot police in central Athens on Thursday, smashing shop windows, throwing p...

I Apologize to the Greek People for Collaborating in This Illusion

Manolis Glezos | Posted 02.24.2015 | World
Manolis Glezos

BRUSSELS -- Some people say that in an agreement you also have to make some concessions. But as a matter of principle, between the oppressor and the oppressed there can be no compromise, as there can be no compromise between the slave and the tyrant. Freedom is the only solution.

Eurozone Ministers Approve Greek Reform To Extend Bailout

AP | Posted 02.24.2015 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece's creditors in the 19-country eurozone on Tuesday approved a list of reforms Athens proposed to get a 4-month extension to it...

Fate Of Greece Deal To Soon Be Decided

AP | DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 02.21.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will submit a list of reforms to be agreed with its creditors Sunday, the country's finance minister said Saturday. "W...

Into the Crystal Ball: Travel Trends for 2015

Dane Steele Green | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

Predictions are a fool's game, particularly in travel, where fads come and go on the winds of a good PR campaign or viral video. So let us forget about fads and talk about trends, those subtler and more substantial shifts in the paradigm that prove to be the game changers.

PM: Greece Will Not Give In To Blackmail

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2015 | World

By Renee Maltezou and Karolina Tagaris BRUSSELS/ATHENS, Feb 17 (Reuters) - A war of words between Greece and EU paymaster Germany escalated on Tues...

Crucial Talks Over Greece's Debt Broke Down. What's Next?

AP | PAN PYLAS and LORNE COOK | Posted 02.18.2015 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — Despite all the tough talk and ultimatums, Greece and its creditors in the 19-country eurozone are still expected to cobble together...

Can Greece Force a New Deal?

Robert Kuttner | Posted 02.16.2015 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Greece and the European Union could face a showdown in their debt talks as early as this week. And if you had to place odds right now, the likelihood is that the stubbornness of Europe's senior leaders will create a catastrophe for both Greece and the EU. Here is the state of play.

Greece Confident Of Agreement Ahead Of Eurozone Negotiations

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2015 | World

By Jeremy Gaunt and Karolina Tagaris ATHENS, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Greece said on Sunday it was confident of reaching agreement in negoti...

Greek PM Tsipras Lays Out His Case As The Clock Ticks On An EU Bailout

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2015 | World

By Alastair Macdonald and Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Greece's radical new prime minister Alexis Tsipras was in Brussels...

Greece and Europe: The Need for a Political Response

Tassos Giannitsis | Posted 02.09.2015 | World
Tassos Giannitsis

Given all current complex problems characterizing the European landscape, Greece must abandon many myths and stereotypes, accept that the country itself is the source of many significant problems and that it should mobilize its own internal forces. Europe on the other hand should also admit to its mistakes.

Greece's New Prime Minister Rejects Bailout, Setting Up Clash With The EU

Reuters | Posted 02.09.2015 | World

By Lefteris Papadimas and Renee Maltezou ATHENS, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras laid out plans on Sunday to d...

Greece Braces For Talks With Germany Amid Market Relief

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS and COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 02.03.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new anti-bailout government confirmed it will hold meetings with lead lender — and critic — Germany this week aft...

What You Need To Know About The Debt Standoff Between Greece And The Eurozone

AP | DAVID McHUGH | Posted 02.02.2015 | World

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece wants a break from the terms of its eurozone bailout loans, saying they're suffocating its economy. Germany, the b...

New Greek Government Refuses To Extend Bailout Program

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

By Lefteris Papadimas and Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Greece's new leftist government opened talks on its bailout with European p...

Read The Daily Blog Of Greece's 'Erratic Marxist' Finance Minister

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

Yanis Varoufakis, a self-described "erratic Marxist," is the new finance minister of Greece under the just-elected Syriza-led government of Prime Mini...

Greece Is on to Something

Martina Buchal | Posted 02.14.2015 | Impact
Martina Buchal

Whether it's the economy, unemployment, social or environmental issues, there is always something we are up against. What we choose to do in the face of that adversity, however, I believe, is what will define us as a generation.

At the Right Moment

Rev. Fr. Alexander Karloutsos | Posted 01.20.2015 | Media
Rev. Fr. Alexander Karloutsos

While Greece struggles to find its way out of crushing debt, this is also the moment for Greece to rediscover its true value and wealth as a treasure house of wisdom, or as as Will Durant put it, "the morning star of the western world."

On the Road to Recovery

Muhtar Kent | Posted 01.20.2015 | Media
Muhtar Kent

To be sure, too many Greeks are still out of work. Too many communities, families and individuals are still just getting by after being pulled and stretched by the difficulties of recent years.But there are unmistakable signs that a brighter future is beginning to dawn.

Welcome To Huffington Post Greece

Sophia Papaioannou | Posted 01.19.2015 | Media
Sophia Papaioannou

This is a journey we hope will include the voices of all Greeks, from the farthest-flung islands in the Aegean and Ionian Seas to the major cities to the mountain villages.

In Greece, Orthodox Priest Buys Inmates Their Freedom

AP | COSTAS KANTOURIS | Posted 08.10.2014 | Religion

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Germany made headlines this week by letting Bernie Ecclestone, the Formula One chief, pay $100 million to end his briber...

Crisis Has Been Overcome, Even if Europe Is Still Not Out of the Woods

Volker Kauder | Posted 07.23.2014 | World
Volker Kauder

Today -- shortly before the European elections -- we all can be a little relieved, take an interim balance and say: Yes, for now the efforts on both sides have been worth it. Europe, its states and the Euro did not prostrate.

Joe Biden And Greek Leader Discuss Economy And Ukraine

AP | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has discussed Greece's economic future and the situation in Ukraine with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Sam...

A Commentary on Greece's Economic Outlook

Evangelos A. Calamitsis | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics
Evangelos A. Calamitsis

Greece needs to put an end to fiscal austerity and abandon the current reform program supported by its euro area partners and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Greece Will Likely Begin Recovery This Year: Is Austerity Working?

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

The Greek economy is going to grow next year because of a significant policy reversal. The fiscal tightening is basically coming to an end. Why is this so important? Because the people who supported the policy of the last four years will, when the Greek economy begins to recover, claim that the "austerity worked." But even the IMF's own analysis refutes this claim.