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Greece Proposes Using Tourist Spies To Crack Down On Tax Evasion

AP | By DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 03.07.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Of all seven reform proposals submitted by Greece to eurozone finance ministers, Reform No. 3 has been most talked about since...

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...

Greece Seeks To Reassure Europe As Tensions Rise

Reuters | Posted 01.31.2015 | World

By James Mackenzie and Renee Maltezou ATHENS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, striking a co...

New Greek Prime Minister Tsipras Pushes On With Radical Change

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2015 | World

By George Georgiopoulos and Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras promised "radical" change on W...

Greek Leftists Aim For Historic Election Win

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2015 | World

ATHENS, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Greeks vote on Sunday in a historic election expected to bring in a government led by the leftwing Syriza party, which h...

Germany Says Greece Exit From Euro Would Be Manageable

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2015 | World

BERLIN, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The German government believes that the euro zone would now be able to cope with a Greece exit if that proved to be necess...

U.S. Companies Brace For An Exit From The Euro By Greece | Posted 09.03.2012 | Business

Even as Greece desperately tries to avoid defaulting on its debt, American companies are preparing for what was once unthinkable: that Greece could so...

Report: Greece Saved From Imminent Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

BERLIN, Aug 4 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank (ECB) has saved Greece from bankruptcy for the time being by securing it interim financing in th...

Spain's Brutal Cuts Can't Lead to Growth

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

If financially wayward countries such as Greece and Spain are to get back on the path of economic growth, they do have at least one arrow left in the quiver -- leaving the euro.

Greek Government: Yes, We Want The Eurozone

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | Business

ATHENS, June 21 (Reuters) - The new Greek government plans to revise the terms of its bailout from the European Union and the International Monetary...

Conservatives Win Greek Vote

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Europe looked on with wary relief Monday as Greek conservative leader Antonis Samaras launched coalition talks after coming first in...

Greece's Future Hangs In Balance

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Official projections in Greece's election show the conservative New Democracy party as coming in first and could gather enough suppo...

Who Will Win? Erratic Greek Polls Show Huge Uncertainty

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

ATHENS, June 1 (Reuters) - Greece's June 17 national election is being cast as make-or-break for its future in the euro and the currency bloc itself...

As Goes Greece

Robert Kuttner | Posted 07.28.2012 | World
Robert Kuttner

Historians will look back on the spring of 2012 as moment when Europe's institutions and leaders either failed to contain a deepening crisis -- or as a time when leadership grasped the common stakes and rose to the occasion.

Germany's Merkel Pushes Greece To Hold Vote On Staying In Eurozone

Reuters | Posted 07.18.2012 | Business

* Greece says Merkel, Papoulias discussed referendum * German spokesman denies Merkel proposed idea * Greek parties angr...

Is a Modern Greek Tragedy Imminent?

Apostolos Doxiadis | Posted 07.17.2012 | World
Apostolos Doxiadis

They sought, and won, political profit by playing on people's grievances: resentment, fear and a chauvinistic, xenophobic nationalism -- and it is not just the extreme right that built its campaign on the latter, but also the radical left. To balance these, they gave only unrealizable utopian promises.

Greece Nears 'Moment Of Truth' As Coalition Talks Fall Apart

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2012 | Business

* President to meet smaller parties from 1630 GMT * Talks with big parties hit impasse * Radical left seen gaining if ne...

Greece Is the Wor(l)d

Alexia Amvrazi | Posted 04.13.2012 | World
Alexia Amvrazi

The word 'crisis' has practically become a synonym to 'Greece' over the last year. But Greece is only a mirror of the world, which is perhaps why it draws such intense emotion and fascination.

WATCH: Arianna Weighs In On Greece's Economic Crisis

Huff TV | Posted 03.23.2012 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS to discuss Greece's economic issues. "There is no work," she said. "You have 40% youth unemployment......

Postcard From Greece: This Should Not Be About Austerity, It's About The Future Of Democracy

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.28.2011 | World
Arianna Huffington

Given that the Greeks invented democracy, it's only fitting that they're now being given the chance to reinvent it. As I found out during my trip to Greece last week, those really are the stakes.

European Union: Fears Grow That Greece May Drag Euro Down

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — Could Greece drag down Europe? EU finance ministers are pressing their indebted and riot-prone Balkan member to embrace a massive au...