Theodorakis Nixes Greek Presidency Idea

- January 4, 2014

ATHENS – Famed Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis, who has been on a rant against the government and the country’s international lenders, has rebuffed a suggestion […]

Georgiadis vs. PASOK On Hospital Fee

- January 3, 2014

ATHENS – Greek Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis has challenged the PASOK Socialists – a partner in Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ New Democracy Conservatives-led coalition government […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Parliament Sinks Venizelos Sub Probe

- December 19, 2013

ATHENS – By an overwhelming vote of 167-120, the Greek Parliament easily rejected a demand from the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) […]

SYRIZA Re-Takes The Lead

- December 17, 2013

ATHENS – Continuing their see-saw battle for the top of the popularity poll among Greek voters, the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) […]

During Crisis, Greek Pols Touch Savings

- December 17, 2013

ATHENS – While Greece’s crushing economic crisis and deep recession – about to enter a seventh year – has created record unemployment and poverty, the […]

Kouvelis Keeps DIMAR Helm

- December 16, 2013

ATHENS – Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis, a former Communist who brought his party to the edge of extinction by aligning himself with the […]