First Greek Surplus Since 1948

- February 19, 2014

The Greek Finance Ministry said the economy reached a current account surplus in 2013, the first time it has reached that benchmark in 66 years,

Protests Over Greek Clinics Closings

- February 19, 2014

ATHENS — Several thousand protesters joined a demonstration in central Athens on Feb. 18 after the Health Ministry ordered the closure of the country’s entire […]

Eurozone Chief Backs Greek Debt Cut

- February 18, 2014

A decision on whether crisis-stricken Greece gets more financial aid or debt relief won’t be made until “after the summer,” Eurozone chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said.

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.