OECD Says 18% of Greeks in Poverty

- March 19, 2014

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) says that 17.9 percent of Greeks can’t afford to buy enough food and are in poverty.

Greece Pushes Troika For Cash

- March 19, 2014

With a deal agreed with international lenders after seven months of negotiations over reforms, Greece wants quick release of a long-delayed 9 billion euros installment in critical cash.

Greece, Troika Come To Terms

- March 18, 2014

Greece and its international lenders have reportedly reached a deal on reforms that could speed release of a nine billion euros ($12.5 billion) installment.

Greece Misses Troika Deal Deadline

- March 17, 2014

Greece didn’t conclude talks with international lenders in time for an agreement before a March 17 meeting of Eurozone finance chiefs.

Restarted Greek Toll Roads Cash Cows

- March 16, 2014

Tolls from four major highways on which construction stopped for two years during a crushing economic crisis brought in 1.25 billion euros for Greece.

Greek State Phone Bill: 285M Euros

- March 16, 2014

The Greek government is setting up an electronic system to monitor the phone calls of all workers and ministers, including the Prime Minister.

Greece Sees Troika Deal Done

- March 14, 2014

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has pushed for an agreement with international lenders over a series of contentious issues and wants it completed by March 17.

Greece Wants Debt Cut, Not Bailout

- March 14, 2014

Greece is raising the prospect of debt relief with international lenders as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced a primary surplus of 1.5 billion euros.

Greek Jobless Rate Hits 27.5%

- March 13, 2014

Official figures show the unemployment rate in Greece increased to 27.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 as the economy struggled to emerge from a protracted recession.

Samaras Digs In Heels Against Troika

- March 13, 2014

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, defying the country’s international lenders, said he will keep his promise to return most of a coming primary surplus to austerity victims.