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7,000 Greek Police To Crack Down Before Merkel Visit

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 12.08.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greek police have increased security and are preparing to close down large sections of the capital Athens to contain protests a...

Greece Continues Debt Relief Talks As Vital Deadline Looms

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece was locked in a twin effort Friday to placate its creditors, seeking to secure a crucial debt relief deal with private i...

New Greek Prime Minister To Present Policy Platform

AP | By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's new prime minister says he is determined to keep the country in the eurozone, and urged political leaders to back a wr...

Greek Prime Minister Scraps Referendum, Rejects Pressure To Resign

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece was in turmoil and the world economy in limbo Thursday as a high-stakes game of political brinkmanship in Athens led Pri...

Greek Prime Minister To Shortly Offer Resignation: Report

Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

George Papandreou will shortly "offer to resign" as prime minister of Greece, BBC reports. Greece currently denies that Papandreou has resigned, accor...

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.

Greek Prime Minister Survives Confidence Vote In Parliament

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS and ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — The Greek prime minister survived a crucial confidence vote early Wednesday, keeping alive a government dedicated to averting a...

George Papandreou, Greek Prime Minister, To Outline Needed Budget Cuts

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Facing a dire choice of additional pain or bankruptcy, Greece on Friday heralded drastic new cuts and tax increases to win resc...

Cash-Strapped Greece Should Sell Islands, German MPs Say

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two German MPs have recommended Greece sell off some of its islands to counter the country's notorious debt problem. Josef Schlarmann and Frank Schae...

George Papandreou, Greek Prime Minister, Fights "Credibility Deficit"

GlobalPost | Nicole Itano | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Government jobs in Greece have long been seen as the spoils of power, handed out by whatever party was in control to reward supporte...

Greek Prime Minister Calls For An End To 'Acts Of Blind Violence'

Athens News Agency | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS (ANA-MPA - M. Spinthourakis) Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis, on Friday, said he was satisfied with the decisions reached by European leader...

Riots In Greece Out Of Control, Worst Destruction In Decades | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Destruction in central Athens reached levels not seen for decades as rioting that followed the shooting of a 15-year-old boy by a police officer conti...