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Athens Technical University To Offer Joint Degrees With Columbia

For the first time in Greek higher education, a major university will now offer joint programs with Columbia University of New York City.

Ancient Greece and Mental Disorders

William V. Harris, a history professor, has spent many years studying Ancient Greece and Rome, but in the last few years he has been focused on specifically studying the mental illnesses of the time. One may think that this is a...

Greek Motto: Worry, Don't Be Happy

If you take into account pay cuts, tax hikes, slashed pensions, a record unemployment rate, rising suicides, 20 percent of the population in poverty, and most of the country's young people wanting to flee, Greeks are relatively happy. That's according...

One in 10 Workers Faked Resume

As it's begun the process of transferring or firing 25,000 state workers over the next two years on the orders of international lenders, the Greek government said it has found so far that 10 percent of those it hired...

Greece΄s Budget Surplus May Be A Minus

While the Greek government is crowing that it has achieved a primary surplus and the economy will begin to recover next year, skepticism abounds in some quarters still, particularly in a report in CNN Money which said the statistic...

Papandreou Becomes A Mythbuster

Pilloried for his abbreviated two-year tenure that ended in November, 2011 when he resigned in the face of relentless protests, strikes and riots against austerity measures he imposed on the orders of international lenders, former prime minister and previous...

Papandreou's Big Bucks Ivy League Tour

Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, who resigned in November of 2011 after relentless protests, strikes and riots against austerity measures he imposed on the orders of international lenders, is going to continue his lucrative Ivy League lecture swing,...

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...

Papademos Said to be Greece’s Interim Leader Choice

ATHENS – With the political infighting over, Greece’s interim Prime Minister to head a coalition government to enable the country to keep getting critical international loans seems likely to be former European Central Bank (ECB) Vice-President Lucas Papademos. The...