Car Sales Jump 16.6% in Greece

- March 8, 2014

New car sales in Greece jumped 16.6 percent in February, the second straight month of what auto dealers hope is a comeback from a deep recession.

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.

Troika Demands New Pay Cuts

- March 8, 2014

With talks over unfinished reforms stalled, Greece’s international lenders now have demanded more pay cuts for civil servants and no raises in the minimum wage.

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.

Gauck Apologizes for Nazi Massacres

- March 7, 2014

A visibly emotional German president apologized profoundly Friday for a massacre by German soldiers in a northwestern Greek village during World War II, at the end of a three-day visit that combined political talks with efforts to bring closure to wounds from the wartime German occupation.

Stress Test Stresses Greek Banks

- March 7, 2014

Greek banks saw their share prices swing sharply after the country’s central bank said they need to raise billions of euros to plug holes in their finances.

Suspended Sentence For Anti-Semitic Doctor

- March 7, 2014

THESSALONIKI – A Greek doctor was convicted of breaking anti-racism laws for putting up a “Jews not welcome” sign outside his office and given a […]

Austerity Killing Greek Newborn

- March 7, 2014

The death of newborn babies in Greece has jumped 43% since austerity measures were implemented, Member of European Parliament Jorgo Chatzimarkakis reported the EU news organization EurActiv.

SYRIZA Leads Polls, PASOK Vanishing

- March 7, 2014

Greece’s major opposition SYRIZA party has a narrow lead in a survey over the ruling New Democracy Conservatives while the PASOK Socialists are almost gone.

German Prosecutors Probe Greek Bribes

- March 7, 2014

German investigators raided the homes of defense contract workers in a probe to see if they paid bribes to Greek officials to get contracts.