Political Instability Over Bailout Buffets Athens Stock Exchange Hard

- October 15, 2014

Uncertainty over the government’s survival and future of Greece’s bailout program has spurred a second day of heavy selling on the Athens Stock Exchange, with the main index down a massive 9.4 percent.
The Oct. 15 plunge follows a loss of 5.7 percent the previous day. Yields on Greece’s 10-year bonds also rose sharply, to above 7 percent.

Greece To Add Hospital Doctors

- October 15, 2014

ATHENS – Greece will begin to hire doctors at public hospitals to replace those who leave, and their working hours will be shortened to follow […]

Tsipras, Kammenos Team Up

- October 15, 2014

SYRIZA and the Independent Greeks have formed an alliance in a bid to block any candidate for Greek President from the ruling parties.

Greek MPs Begin 2015 Budget Debate

- October 15, 2014

The Greek Parliament has begun perfunctory debate on the 2015 budget that is expected to narrowly pass as the government has a majority.

Amal Clooney In Marbles Fight

- October 14, 2014

A team of London lawyers, including Amal Clooney, met with the Greek government to discuss legal ways get the Parthenon Marbles back from England.

Greek Primary Surplus Beats Target

- October 14, 2014

Greece achieved a primary surplus of 2.5 billion euros, or 1.4 percent of Gross Domestic Product, between January and September this year.

Greece Offers Minimum Income For All

- October 14, 2014

Greek citizens who have no source of income can begin applying for a monthly stipend of between 200-400 euros as of Nov. 15.

Eurozone Leery Of Greek Bailout Exit

- October 14, 2014

Eurozone chief Jeroen Dijssebloem is being more cautious than the IMF about Greece’s hopes for an early exit from bailout deals.