Greece's Foreign Minister on Trump, Germany
The National Interest OnlineGreece's Foreign Minister on Trump, Germany and the Future of EuropeThe National Interest OnlineNikos Kotzias, the foreign minister of Greece since 2015, visited Washington, DC this week to meet with leading Trump administration foreign policy officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster.and more »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 5:35 pm
Refugees in Greece suffering after EU deal
Tornos News International Edition (press release)Refugees in Greece suffering after EU deal with Turkey, say NGOsThe GuardianGreece is being used as a testing ground for degrading asylum policies that fall short of the democratic values Europe would normally uphold, say refugee groups marking the first anniversary of a deal designed to slow arrivals to the continent. The ...New European Union recommendation “returns” migrants to GreeceTornos News International Edition (press release)Migrant mental health crumbles in Greece: rights groupsReutersFirst-Time Asylum Applicants in Greece Increase 339% in 2016Greek ReporterDeutsche Welle -The Independentall 59 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 5:00 pm
Paris IMF letter bomb that injured one was
BBC NewsParis IMF letter bomb that injured one was sent from GreeceBBC NewsA letter bomb that exploded at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) office in Paris was sent from Greece, officials there say. The IMF employee who opened the letter received hand and face injuries, and staff were evacuated. It came after a parcel ...Letter bomb that exploded at Paris IMF office was sent from GreeceThe GuardianParcel bomb sent to IMF a day after similar device from Greece targets German FinMinKathimeriniLetter bomb that exploded at IMF offices in Paris was 'sent from Greece'FRANCE 24Tornos News International Edition (press release) -The Nation -Newsfirstall 309 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 2:22 pm
Parliament Budget Office: Greece caught in
Tornos News International Edition (press release)Parliament Budget Office: Greece caught in 'debt trap'Tornos News International Edition (press release)Greece is caught in a self-reinforcing recessionary spiral caused by its high and unsustainable debt, which must be deeply restructured in order to allow recovery, according to an interim report published by the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) on ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 1:09 pm
The Dutch elections and Greece - Kathimerini
KathimeriniThe Dutch elections and GreeceKathimeriniThe Dutch elections were a great birthday gift for the European Union, which will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome on March 25. The declarations of relief from European leaders when it was clear that anti-EU Geert Wilders would ...and more »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 12:55 pm
What a Difference a Year Makes for Greece
As Greece once again flirts with default, the country’s bonds are trapped in no-man’s land, too risky for most mutual funds and not cheap enough for other investors. Signs of economic recovery under a government supporting budget cuts drew investors like Invesco Asset Management Ltd. and BlackRock Inc. toward the bonds. Many of them are now long gone, as a standoff between Greece’s new anti ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:01 pm
Greece says to pay anti-poverty benefits
Benefits promised by Greece's new radical leftist government to support those who have fallen into poverty as the country carries out EU-IMF imposed reforms will be paid beginning in June, an official said Tuesday. Some 30,000 households will receive between 70 and 220 euros ($75 to $235) a month to support their housing costs, while 300,000 will receive a similar amount to subsidise food ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:13 am
Greece denies default accusations
Greece denies reports it is preparing to default on its loans if it cannot reach agreement on its bailout terms with international creditors.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:59 am
Greece ‘running out of time to secure aid
Greece is not moving fast enough to draw up and implement structural reforms and there is limited time to prevent it running out of cash, European Commission vice president Valdis Dombrovskis said yesterday.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:10 pm
Greece, eurozone have 'lots of ground to
Brussels said Monday Greece and its eurozone partners were accelerating their talks but had "lots of ground to cover" before April 20 when Athens must release a list of reforms aimed at unlocking key aid funds. "Right now these discussions are gaining speed but time is running out," Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Commission vice-president for the euro, told Bloomberg TV.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:36 pm
What Can Greece Learn From Iceland? -
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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:57 am
What Can Greece Learn From Iceland?
Aug. 28 -- Central Bank of Iceland Governor Mar Gudmundsson talks with Brendan Greeley about Iceland's capital controls and what Greece can learn from Iceland in handling its credit crisis. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:57 am
Greece vote set for Sept 20 as Syriza takes
Athens (AFP) - Greece geared up Friday for a snap election next month, with an opinion poll showing the leftist party Syriza ahead despite a wave of defections over the country's massive new bailout. President Prokopis Pavlopoulos signed a decree ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:46 am
The Latest: Migration agency: 332,000
GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:39 am
Greece sets vote for September 20 as Syriza
Athens: Greece geared up on Friday for a snap election next month, with an opinion poll showing leftist party Syriza ahead despite a wave of defections over the country's massive new bailout. The state-run ANA news agency said President Prokopis ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:33 am
Council of Europe: Greece could ban Golden
The Council of Europe's commissioner for human rights said Tuesday that Greece has the legal right to ban the far-right Golden Dawn party, the first time an international rights organization has raised the prospect of a ban.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 3:25 am
Greece holds out hope for 2013 budget target
Greece's finance minister pledged Tuesday to stick with unpopular austerity measures and correct years of profligate state spending, in the hope of securing a budget surplus this year that could pave the way for a new debt reduction deal.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 12:33 am
Syrian man arrested in Greece with weapons
A senior police official says a Syrian man has been arrested on Greece's northeastern border with Turkey with a large batch of telescopic sights for rifles and shoulder-fired rocket launchers.
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 2:45 pm
Greece charges German with smuggling silver
A German man has been charged with trying to smuggle hundreds of pounds of silver out of Greece, part of a crackdown on the pawnbroker trade flourishing since Athens nearly went broke three years ago.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 9:04 am
Greece, Germany bicker over war reparations
A long-standing debate over whether Germany still owes Greece war reparations stemming from the Nazi occupation erupted anew Thursday in a spat between Greece's foreign minister and Germany's finance minister.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 6:12 am
Resolved Question: Why did Macedonia attack
List some reasons why Macedonia attacked Greece
Posted on 26 February 2013 | 7:00 am
Resolved Question: What happens if Greece
Can someone tell me what the impacts of Greece going bankrupt would be? (on the people and economy). I have cartoon-like images in my mind of the whole country imploding... Obviously I know this won't happen :)
Also, why are they going bankrupt in the first place?
Be as long winded as you like, but please use small/simple words as I'm not an economist/have never studied economics!
Posted on 27 February 2012 | 1:29 am
Resolved Question: What happen to Greece?
I read that Greece is in a financial mess. What did they do to get into that mess? I am thinking; hey, it is Greece. Their government has been around a really long time!
Posted on 14 February 2012 | 10:35 am
Resolved Question: Whats going on with
why is greeces economy crappy
what made it bad?
who is helping Greece and how are they helping?
how did the EU destroy greece?
Posted on 13 November 2011 | 5:21 am
Resolved Question: When was Greece founded?
What year was Greece founded, or established?
Posted on 1 November 2011 | 5:11 am