Greece’s big tourism comeback is being matched by growing interest in acquiring property, villas, second homes and even buying up islands.
Former Prime Minister George Papandreou wants a new government hinted he will leave PASOK to create a new movement in Greece.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Greeks should not put “extreme forces” into power, a reference to the major opposition SYRIZA.
Shares on the Athens Stock Exchange suffered more heavy losses Dec. 11th amid fears the government could collapse, lacking support for a Presidential vote.
Greek authorities are investigating a pre-dawn, Dec. 12 drive-by gunfire attack on the Israeli embassy in Athens, which caused no injuries or damage.
Greece’s jobless rate fell to 25.7 percent in September, down 0.3 percent from a upwardly revised 26 percent rate in August, showing the recession easing.
Greece’s former finance minister George Papaconstantinou has been indicted on criminal charges over his handling of data on Greeks with Swiss bank accounts.
The Greek Parliament lifted immunity for Ilias Kasidiaris, the spokesman for the extremist Golden Dawn party so he can be charged with breaking privacy laws.
After an anarchist hunger striker forced the Greek government to let him out of jail to go to college, other prisoners will be given the same offer.
Eight Independent lawmakers said they will back Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ choice for a symbolic Greek President.