It couldn’t come fast enough for Greece: the end of PASOK and demise of the people who destroyed the party, former premier George Papandreou and non-leader Evangelos Venizelos.
Greece’s plans to build a state-sanctioned official mosque in Athens have run into opposition from a mayoral candidate from the ruling party and the ultra-extremist Golden Dawn party.
You know the American saying that “Money talks, and BS walks?” Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras must have picked it up during his years at Amherst College.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who’s led a privileged life, has been touting what he calls a burgeoning “success story,” for Greece, but he doesn’t see what harsh austerity measures have done to many Greeks.
While the rich prosper, most Greeks relying on a broken-down health care system are dying because of cutbacks, even in essential supplies.
A few years ago, only six people in Greece reported incomes of more than one million euros, but there are thousands of them, dripping with avarice.
Lost in the shuffle of scandals surrounding Greek banks is that the one of biggest heists was committed by the two parties ruling the country.
If major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis “Che” Tsipras becomes Greek Prime Minister, the country will soon be seeing lots of red.
When it comes to self-professed patriots and breast-beaters for the Greek flag, few can compete with the ultra-rich tycoons of Greece’s shipping industry.
Along with the irresolute problem of Middle East peace there is no more tedious news story than the vexing problem of reunifying Cyprus, split since a 1974 invasion by Turkey.