Greece Battles Troika Over Banks Bailout

- February 24, 2014

As Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said the economy will begin to recover this year, the country’s international lenders have questioned whether the banks will need more money too.

Jeered Troika Back, Greece Sees Deal

- February 24, 2014

Even before envoys from international lenders began new talks on Feb. 24, Greece said it had a deal close at hand on unsettled reforms and a budget hole.

Saudis Keen on Greek Assets

- February 23, 2014

Members of a Saudi Arabia parliamentary committee visiting Athens said businesses in their country are looking at Greek enterprises.

2300 Greeks Per Day Lose Health Care

- February 23, 2014

With Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis being assailed by critics, another report shows 2300 Greeks every day are losing access to critical healthcare.

Greece Defies Troika, Cuts Energy Costs

- February 22, 2014

In a rare sign of defiance, the Greek government said it would go against orders of its international lenders to cut the energy costs for two steelmakers.

Germany Rules Out Greek Debt Cut

- February 22, 2014

Greece’s hopes for a debt cut have been dashed by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, whose country puts up most of $325 billion in two bailouts.

China Closes In On Piraeus

- February 22, 2014

ATHENS – Greece’s fabled port of Piraeus, much of which is already controlled by the Chinese company Cosco, will go up for bid to investors […]

Greek Crisis Is Killing People

- February 21, 2014

Researchers have evidence Greece’s financial crisis is taking a toll on health, including rising rates of HIV, tuberculosis, depression and infant deaths.

Third Greek Bailout Claims Rise

- February 21, 2014

Uncertainty remains over whether Greece – as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ claims – will begin to recover this year or will need a third bailout.

Farmers Protest Tax Reform Plans

- February 20, 2014

ATHENS — About 4,000 Greek farmers and civil servants marched through the center of the city on Feb. 19 to protest planned increases in taxation […]