Greek Stocks Up 45% in 2013

- December 23, 2013

While past investors have been burned badly playing the Athens Stock Exchange, this year – even during a crushing economic crisis – it has been […]

Greek Banks Didn’t Want Foreclosures

- December 23, 2013

ATHENS – While Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ coalition government celebrated when Parliament approved a unified property tax and a partial lifting of a ban on […]

Glimmer of Hope in Dim Greece?

- December 23, 2013

ATHENS – There’s record unemployment. One in in five live in poverty. Seven in 10 young say they want to leave the country. People have […]

Venizelos Under Siege As PASOK Fades

- December 23, 2013

ATHENS – PASOK Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos has had some explaining to do to his cadre of advisors and party members and lawmakers fearful that […]

Greece, Turkey Building Money Bridge

- December 22, 2013

While some tensions remain over religious issues and the ongoing mock dogfights when Turkish fighter pilots routinely violate Greek air space, Greece and Turkey are […]

Golden Dawn File 10,000 Pages

- December 22, 2013

ATHENS – With its leaders languishing in jail and the hierarchy arrested on charges of running a criminal gang, evidence against the ultra-far-right Golden Dawn […]

Greek Jockeys Demand Privatization

- December 22, 2013

ATHENS – Greece hasn’t seen many demonstrations in favor of privatization during its acute four-year financial crisis, but jockeys are keen to be rid of […]

Pyrrhic Victory Costs Greek Government

- December 22, 2013

ATHENS – A smiling Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras – with his delighted Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras beaming by his side, rejoiced when the Parliament […]

Scandals Cost Greece 2.5B Euro

- December 21, 2013

ATHENS – While Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ coalition government squeezed the Parliament to pass a new property tax that is estimated to bring in 2.5 […]

SYRIZA Opens Gap Over New Democracy

- December 21, 2013

ATHENS – With Prime Minister Antonis Samaras saying Greece will begin to recover next year, his New Democracy Conservatives have slipped further behind in the […]