Greece EU Presidency Woos China

- December 26, 2013

ATHENS – While Greece will stick close to a domestic agenda in its priorities for its six-month tenure heading the rotating European Union Presidency on […]

Greece Won’t Cut Oil Tax

- December 26, 2013

ATHENS – With doctors warning that smog from fireplaces has hit dangerous levels, the Greek government said it will not cut the heavy tax on […]

Greeks Turning in License Plates

- December 25, 2013

Unable to afford the high cost of circulation passes required to keep their cars on the road, thousands more Greeks have unregistered their cars as […]

Fireplace Smog Pushes Oil Tax Cut

- December 25, 2013

ATHENS – Dangerous levels of smog caused by fireplaces as Greeks unable to afford heavily-taxed heating oil and having their electricity turned off for non-payment […]

Syrian Refugees Vanish in Greece

- December 25, 2013

Human rights activists are pressing the Greek government to explain what happened to about 150 Syrian refugees said to have simply vanished after appearing in […]

Greece Readies EU Presidency

- December 25, 2013

ATHENS – Greece assumes the rotating, six-month largely symbolic role of the European Union Presidency on Jan. 1 with hopes to convince critics who thought […]

Kid’s Hospital Chief Faces Bribery Charge

- December 24, 2013

ATHENS – With corruption remaining a runaway problem during a crushing economic crisis despite repeated government crackdowns, Greek police said they have arrested the President […]

The Living Ain’t Easy in Greece

- December 24, 2013

ATHENS – Greece’s crushing economic crisis isn’t just statistics: it’s personal. Stories of hardship abound during record unemployment and poverty with the state statistics agency […]

Samaras Says No Snap Elections

- December 24, 2013

ATHENS – With his coalition partner, the PASOK Socialists, in turmoil after backing a unified property tax and agreeing to partially lift a ban on […]