Athens 2004 Olympics Cost $7.5 Billion

- January 15, 2015

The 2004 Athens Olympics cost Greece a total of 6.5 billion euros ($7.5 billion) and didn’t significantly affect the debt-heavy country’s finances.

Schaeuble Wants More Greek Austerity

- January 15, 2015

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Greece will have to stay with austerity no matter who wins the Jan. 25 elections.

Former Greek Cop Terror Suspect

- January 15, 2015

ATHENS – Greek police are investigating whether one of their own, a former member of the anti-terrorism unit, was an accomplice of November 17 terrorist […]

Venizelos, Papandreou Duke It Out

- January 15, 2015

The once and former leaders of the vanishing PASOK Socialists are feuding again over who’s to blame for the party’s demise.

Rehn Favors Debt Extension, No Cut

- January 15, 2015

Former EU finance chief Olli Rehn said a longer repayment term is likely for international loans but not a debt cut.

Smelling Power, Radical SYRIZA Tones Down Foreign Policy Demands

- January 15, 2015

With polls showing it’s on track to win the critical Jan. 25 elections, the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) is backtracking on demands to pull Greece out of NATO, close a US Navy base on Crete, and align the country more with Russia.

Spain’s Rajoy Backs Samaras

- January 14, 2015

Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy defended Greece’s tough bailout program and fellow Conservative Premier Antonis Samaras.

Moody’s Says Grexit Unlikely

- January 14, 2015

Even if SYRIZA wins elections and scraps deals with international lenders, Greece will probably stay in the Eurozone, Moody’s ratings agency said.