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Nikos Romanos: From Aggressor to Victim

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 12.03.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

The Greek state has an uncanny ability to haphazardly follow the letter of the law, often neglecting the wider picture, thereby creating issues that tend to cause an uproar without there being any sound substantial reason.

Greek Govt Back At Table To End State TV Crisis

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS and NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's governing coalition failed to end a political crisis triggered by the closure of state broadcaster ERT, but said talks...

Greece's Dilemma: Too Much Austerity and Too Many Demons

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

Greece continues to operate under a client-based political system that nurtures a nepotistic and bloated bureaucracy -- even after five years of crisis and cutbacks.

The Curse of Greek Public Sector Authoritarianism

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

In the country's airports and at its cruise terminals, there can be no further room for intolerant officials. They must be held to the highest standards if the country is to achieve the position it hopes to command on the world tourist map.

Strawberry Fields in Blood

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.19.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

I feel shame, disgust and horror for what happened in New Manolada, Greece this week. I feel I must apologize for the Greek monsters who blindly opene...

Greece's Daily Torment

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Trapped by the relentless demands of its northern European partners, Greece has become a disturbing model of idleness and stagnation.

French Kiss

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 04.27.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Yes, it is true, Francois Hollande went to Greece. Unfortunately, he had nothing of substance to offer the Greek people.

Arrest Warrant Issued Against Greek Journalist for Publishing 'Lagarde List'

Michael Nevradakis | Posted 12.30.2012 | World
Michael Nevradakis

In a shocking affront to democracy and freedom of speech, Greek prosecutors have ordered the immediate arrest of journalist Kostas Vaxevanis. This comes after the publication of the so-called "Lagarde List," containing the names of 1,991 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts.

Greece To Use 'Alarming' Data In Bid To Renegotiate Bailout

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 09.02.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new government will present "alarming" data on its recession and unemployment to international debt inspectors this w...

Greece Has Government, Head Of Country's Socialist Party Says

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greece moved to end its protracted political impasse Wednesday, swearing in a new prime minister to lead a largely pro-bailout ...

Greek Parities Coming Together To Renegotiate Bailout's Tough Austerity Terms

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Business

* Conservative-led coalition agreed, cabinet posts unclear * PASOK, Democratic Left to provide backing, not top leaders ...

Greece Sets Date For Crucial Elections

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A senior judge was sworn in Wednesday to head Greece's caretaker government for a month as the debt-crippled country lurches t...

Greece Reportedly Faces New Elections After Failed Government Talks

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

By Lefteris Papadimas and Dina Kyriakidou ATHENS, May 15 (Reuters) - Greece will hold a new election after politicians failed to form ...

Hey Greece, Forget The EU, The Internet Is Coming To Your Rescue

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

Greek protesters, European finance ministers, and central bankers: you can go back home now. Financial markets, rest easy. Greece has been saved. Sort...

The World's Most Indebted Countries

24/7 Wall St. | Michael Sauter, Charles Stockdale, Ashley Allen | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The Greek government on Sunday agreed to drastic austerity measures in the hopes of securing a 130 billion euro bailout from inter...

Greece Deserves Better Than Placemats and Paper Cups, Mister Minister

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 02.07.2012 | World
Gregory C. Pappas

Greece's brilliant marketers have resorted to adding the "visit Greece" slogan on seven million placemats that will grace the tables of thousands of diners up and down the Northeast corridor of the United States. Dumfounded describes my initial reaction.

After Euro Debacle, Greek Government Verging On Collapse

Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

The Greek government teetered on the brink of collapse on Thursday over plans for a referendum on a euro zone bailout, with defections from the ru...

Greece: Never on a Sunday But Bail Us Out on Monday? Defeat or Development

Vanessa Andris | Posted 05.31.2011 | World
Vanessa Andris

Are you a tourist with tons of money you would like to spend while on vacation in Greece -- happy to help the struggling economy and come home with something special? Well, if it's Sunday, you can forget it.

Euro-American Women' s Council Global Forum and Awards Set For Athens in July

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

"Women Lead the Way on Green Energy and Environment: Making their Impact on the Economy and Culture" is the theme of the 14th annual awards program to...