Greek Pharmacists Two-Day Strike

- March 10, 2014

Greek pharmacists who want to keep a monopoly on the sales of non-prescription drugs went on a two-day strike March 10 to protest reforms.

Two Cretan Businessmen Kill Selves

- March 10, 2014

Law enforcement officials said two businessmen on the island of Crete killed themselves within 24 hours over the March 8-9 weekend in separate incidents.

Jailed Golden Dawn MP Seeks Office

- March 10, 2014

A Golden Dawn lawmaker who’s in jail facing charges of running a criminal gang is a candidate for governor in Greece’s May municipal elections.

Another Baby Found in Gypsy Camp

- March 9, 2014

Greek police said they arrested a gypsy man and woman on charges of kidnapping a minor after police found the baby was not theirs.

Troika Says Politicians Not Accountable

- March 9, 2014

Greece’s international lenders said the country’s political parties must be more transparent and account for how they spend state money.

Glezos Says Germany Owes 162B Euros

- March 9, 2014

Greek WWII hero Manolis Glezos said Germany should pay Greece 162 billion euros in World War II reparations, including for forced loans.

Ieronymos Won’t Go To Russia

- March 8, 2014

Archbishop Ieronymos has put off a visit to Russia because of tension with the Russian church over Russia’s invasion of the Crimean region of Ukraine.

Bail For Wiretap Scandal Minister

- March 8, 2014

Former PASOK minister Michalis Karchimakis was freed on one million euros bail after being charged in a wiretapping scandal.

Tax Cheats Found On Lagarde List

- March 8, 2014

After checking only 72 of 2,062 Greeks with secret Swiss bank accounts, investigators have found they owe between 5,000 to five million euros in unpaid taxes.