China Moves On Athens Airport

- February 17, 2014

Already controlling Piraeus, China wants Greece’s stake in Athens’ airport to make it a hub for European travel and entry point for Chinese tourists and businessmen.

Merkel Nixes More Greek Aid

- February 16, 2014

While Premier Antonis Samaras said Greece doesn’t need any more aid because it has a surplus, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has nixed it anyway.

SYRIZA Won’t Pay The Troika

- February 16, 2014

If he comes to power, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras said he would do away with the terms of two bailouts of $325 billion from the Troika.

Samaras Says Surplus 1.5B Euros

- February 16, 2014

With critical May elections looming as his ruling New Democracy has fallen behind in polls, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said the country’s primary surplus – not counting interest on debt and a slew of other costs – passed 1.5 billion euros.

Mitsotakis Takes On Greek Bureaucracy

- February 14, 2014

Greek Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, charged with slashing a public workforce bloated with generations of political hires said he’s accomplished that mission ahead of time.

The Slow Death of a Greek Town

- February 13, 2014

PERAMA, Greece – For Perama, the ships have sailed. This working class town at Athens’ western tip once hosted some of the busiest shipyards in […]

Greek Jobless Rate Hits 28%

- February 13, 2014

ATHENS – With Greece holding the European Union Presidency and setting a goal of cutting unemployment across the bloc, joblessness has set a new record […]

OPAP Privatization Being Probed

- February 10, 2014

With Greece’s privatization program far behind schedule, a Greek prosecutor now is reportedly investigating one of its few successes, the sale of the gambling monopoly […]