Stournaras Says Troika Too Tough

- January 10, 2014

Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, who wants a write-down in the debt owed to international lenders, said he got support for that from International Monetary […]

Greek Bank Fraud: 25 Arrests

- January 9, 2014

ATHENS – Greek authorities have charged 25 people and arrested three following an investigation into allegedly inadequately secured loans from the former Hellenic Postbank to […]

Greek Jobless Rate Stuck at 27.4%

- January 9, 2014

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ self-described most vexing problem – unemployment – continues to be a thorn in his side with the European statistics agency […]

Troika Woes Cloud Greek EU Presidency

- January 8, 2014

ATHENS – As Prime Minister Antonis Samaras prepared to greet an array of European officials for a low-key pomp-and-circumstance ceremony on Jan. 8 to commemorate […]

ESM Rules Out Greek Debt Cut

- January 7, 2014

Greece’s hopes of triggering a debt relief clause that would allow the government to walk away from some of its payments to international lenders have […]

Wall Street Journal Still Talks Grexit

- January 3, 2014

As the Greek government continues to insist that the worst of a deep recession – now in its seventh year – and a crushing economic […]

PIMCO: No Market Return for Greece

- January 3, 2014

An official of the world’s biggest bond fund manager PIMCO has contradicted Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ claims that a recovery will begin this year […]

Samaras Says Bailout Ends, Recovery Begins

- January 2, 2014

ATHENS – Almost four years after Greece began receiving the first monies from what would be $325 billion in two rescue packages from international lenders, […]

Greece Readies Next Round With Troika

- January 2, 2014

ATHENS – Another year and another set of tense talks with international lenders looms for Greece as Jan. 1 broke, coinciding with the beleaguered government […]

Greece’s 2014 Promise and Perils

- January 1, 2014

ATHENS – Greece assumes the Presidency of the European Union Jan. 1, starting 2014 with a promise by the government to pull the country out […]