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 […]

Tsipras Says He’d Stiff Troika

- February 6, 2014

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras says if he ever comes to power, he would revise the terms of international bailouts and give the lenders a 33 percent haircut on what Greece owes.

EU Mulls 50-Year Greek Loan Repayments

- February 6, 2014

While Greece says the economy is on a path to recovery, worried European Union leaders think the country won’t be able to repay $325 billion in two bailouts for half a century.

Papandreou Blames Merkel For Crisis

- February 5, 2014

Former Premier and previous PASOK leader George Papandreou says German Chancellor Angela Merkel forced him to go to the IMF for rescue loans, which came with harsh austerity measures.

Greek Writers Want Price Controls

- February 5, 2014

Leading Greek writers and publishers gathered at a bookstore in central Athens on Feb. 4 to express their opposition to the proposed lifting of price controls on books sold in the economically depressed country. International rescue creditors are pressing for market deregulation.