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.

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.