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Nephew of Fidel Castro Denies Rumors of Cuban Leader's Death from Athens

Alejandro Castro Espin -- son of current Cuban leader, Raul Castro, and nephew of iconic figure of the Cuban Revolution and former leader of the island, Fidel Castro -- during a visit in Athens, denied the rumors of his...

Too Late For To Potami in Greece

Once upon a time, Athens had a river running through it, the Kifissos, flowing from Mt. Parnitha through the city down to the Saronic Gulf. A city really needs a river or body of water to be considered World...

New Democracy's Marx Brothers For Mayor

Next to watching a Marx Brothers movie, nothing is as entertaining these days as watching Greece's New Democracy Capitalists running around like Keystone Cops trying to figure out who's in charge and who's doing what to who and why...

Xeros Vows To Kill Political Leaders

Convicted November 17 terrorist Christodoulos Xeros, who walked away from a furlough he was given despite serving six life sentence for six assassinations warned in a video he posted that he's gunning for political leaders from the ruling New...

What Greek Anarchists Really Want: Nothing

It should come as no surprise that the four young punks who robbed two banks in northern Greece and reportedly are involved in yet another terrorist offshoot in Greece were anarchists, the type who believe there shouldn’t be a...

Anarchy at Home Blows Up Tsipras' U.S. Tour

That noise you heard when a bomb exploded at the Athens Mall was any chance that Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras ever had of becoming Greece’s leader, not that he had one anyway. With his party...

Greek Politics: The Worst Show on Earth

As political freak shows go, you just can't beat Greece, especially when the Three-Ring Circus known as the Parliament in session, if only to see workers paid thousands of euros a month walking around handing out glasses of water...

Boutaris The Turk, Ataturk's Brother

The beginning of the end of the Ottoman Occupation of Greece in 1821, which gave birth to the modern Greek state, and the fall of Smyrna in Asia Minor a century later in 1922 were the bookends for revolutions...

Don't Look to Tsipras for Greece's Salvation

Given the complete, total, abject, utter 40-year-long failure of the New Democracy Uber-Capitalists and PASOK Anti-Socialists who have put anyone with a pulse - and some without - on public payrolls in return for votes, drowning the country in...

Hedge Fund Guru Says Greece Already Back to the Drachma

ATHENS – While many Greeks fear that if anti-austerity parties win the June 17 elections Greece could be forced out of the Eurozone, noted hedge fund manager Jason Manolopoulous, who wrote a well-received book on the crisis, said the...