Moody’s Upgrades Greece’s Rating

- November 30, 2013

ATHENS – Ratings agency Moody’s has upgraded Greece’s credit rating, citing improved results in the crisis-hit country’s economic adjustment program. The agency announced the two-notch […]

Annoyed Troika Delays Athens Return

- November 29, 2013

Greece’s hopes of securing a deal with its international lenders to get release of a delayed one billion euro ($1.37 billion) installment have received a […]

Greece Jobless Rate Tops EU Again

- November 29, 2013

Bad news for Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ “success story” – unemployment in Greece stood at 27.3 percent in August, the highest rate in the […]

Help Wanted: Room, Board – No Pay

- November 29, 2013

With a record unemployment rate and austerity measures crushing the livelihoods of many Greeks, a hotel on the island of Aigina is hoping that its […]

Greek Bishop Warns MP Excommunications

- November 29, 2013

ATHENS – An Orthodox Christian Bishop in Greece is threatening to excommunicate lawmakers in his diocese who support efforts to legalize civil partnerships for same-sex […]

Troika Finds Greek Bureaucracy Costly

- November 29, 2013

ATHENS – As international lenders check Greece for reforms, they’ve discovered that the infamous labyrinth of the country’s notoriously inefficient bureaucracy is so bad that […]

Greek Doctors, Colleges, Keep Striking

- November 29, 2013

Striking Greek doctors employed by the country’s main public healthcare provider, EOPYY, said the would continue their work stoppage until at least Dec. 9 even […]

Prosecutor Probes Rhodes Flood Deaths

- November 28, 2013

An investigation has been directed on Rhodes in the aftermath of floods caused by heavy rains that killed four people to determine if there was […]

New Gold Coin Commemorates Tiryns

- November 28, 2013

One of Greece’s most fabled archaeological sites, Tiryns, has a new gold coin dedicated to it, courtesy of the Bank of Greece. Tiryns, along with […]

Papoulias Heading for South Korea

- November 28, 2013

Greek President Karolos Papoulias will visit South Korea next week for talks with President Park Geun-hye about enhancing all-round cooperation, Park’s office announced. Papoulias, who […]