Greek Writers Want Price Controls

- February 5, 2014

Leading Greek writers and publishers gathered at a bookstore in central Athens on Feb. 4 to express their opposition to the proposed lifting of price controls on books sold in the economically depressed country. International rescue creditors are pressing for market deregulation.

US Envoy Backs Greek Reforms

- February 3, 2014

ATHENS – Visiting US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland reiterated to Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and other top political leaders on Feb. 3 […]

Germany Rules Out Greek Haircut

- February 3, 2014

Disputing a report in the news magazine Der Spiegel that a third bailout package was being readied for Greece, the German Finance Ministry has reiterated […]

Greeks Hide 60B Euros in Swiss Banks

- February 3, 2014

As Greece struggles with a crushing economic crisis and the government keeps chasing taxpayers and the pensioners for more revenues, Greeks have tucked away some […]

Greeks Owe 62.2B Euros In Taxes

- February 3, 2014

ATHENS – Despite almost four years of harsh austerity measures and pledges to reform its tax collection system, authorities said only 220 million euros out […]

Germany Seen Fixing 3d Greek Bailout

- February 2, 2014

As Greek PM Antonis Samaras said the economy is set to recover this year, Germany is reportedly fixing a third rescue package before European Parliament elections in May.

Greek Court Nixes College Benefit Tax

- February 1, 2014

Greece’s highest court has ordered college administrators and staff be repaid for taxes assessed on benefits they got for library work and attending conferences, a ruling that could open the door for challenges to austerity.

Secret Troika Meeting Over Greek Bailouts As EU Frets

- January 31, 2014

BRUSSELS – In a private meeting that excluded Greece’s Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, officials from the country’s international lenders reportedly discussed how to push the […]

Georgiadis Heckled During Hospital Visit

- January 31, 2014

Greek Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis, who said he would have to conduct visits to hospitals in secret after being jeered over budget cuts, was heckled again on Jan. 31.

EU Impatient With Greek Reforms

- January 31, 2014

Although Greece expects a 1 billion euro primary surplus, the country’s international lenders are still anxious over delayed reforms and a big hole in the 2014 budget.