Protesters upset with austerity measures tangled with riot police outside the Greek Finance Ministry on Feb. 28 and tried to get into the building.
Greece will now require people suspected of living beyond their means to show the sources of their income and that they’ve paid taxes.
Greece’s opposition party warns it will overturn a deal to sell off the old Hellenikon airport site that was the centerpiece of privatization.
Greek banks, already struggling, now are trying to deal a bad loan rate of 31 percent as people beset by austerity can’t pay anymore.
International lenders are asking Greece to increase the pace of privatizing state enterprises to meet fiscal targets and complete unfinished reforms.
Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras says the country could earn up to 150 billion euros from offshore oil and gas deposits, half its debt mountain.
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has succeeded in convincing Russian President Vladimir Putin to ok a cut in prices Greece pays for natural gas.
Greece’s biggest revenue engine – tourism – could again be a life saver for the battered economy with officials expecting a second consecutive year setting records.
Plans to develop Athen’s old international airport site Hellenikon – which was supposed to be Europe’s biggest urban park – have one bidder left.
Greek dock workers walked off the job Feb. 25 in a 24-hour strike to protest plans to sell stakes in the Piraeus Port Authority, the country’s largest.