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Greece Needs National Plan to Exit the Crisis

Greece must make it clear, ahead of a crucial Eurogroup meeting in June 15, that a debt relief cannot be postponed constantly to the future without consequences, Yiannis Dragasakis vice-president of the Greek government said on Tuesday. Addressing a 5th...

Greece is Very Close to the Final Exit from the Crisis, PM Tsipras Says

Greece is very close to the final exit from the crisis and the government's aim is fair and sustainable development, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday during a meeting with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang. Tsipras said that serious...

Trump Hints at U.S. Support for IMF Funding in Greece

American President Donald Trump announced on Monday that the U.S. policy regarding the International Monetary Fund on the issue of Greece will be revealed in the next few days. Speaking yesterday at a meeting with conservative journalists at the White...

Increase in Suicides and Child Mortality During Crisis in Greece

The glass is both half full and half empty, regarding the prolonged economic crisis in Greece and its impact on the health of the nation's people. A new Greek-British scientific study, perhaps the most complete that has been done...

Mitsotakis: Tsipras Is Gambling Away the Country’s Future

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday of “gambling away Greece’s future” in order to remain in power, during a speech at the party’s Political Committee, adding that an exit from the economic crisis...

Investigation into Corruption Cases a Top Priority, Government Spokesman Says

The government has set as high priority to shed light into corruption cases that have wounded political life, State Minister and government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said in a press briefing on Tuesday. He stated that the Greek people are the...

Greeks Lost one GDP in Net Wealth During the Crisis

Greeks' present net wealth, excluding loans, was 856 billion euros, from 1,023 billion in 2009 -- before the Greek debt crisis -- and 683 billion euros in 2000 before the country entered the Eurozone, according to Credit Suisse data...

Tsipras' Real Interest Is to Muzzle Media and Is Without Plan to Help Greece Exit Crisis, Opposition Says

Opposition parties criticized Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after his speech at SYRIZA’s central committee on Sunday morning, saying he has no plan to help Greece exit the crisis and is trying to muzzle the media. “Mr. Tsipras proved once more...

Exclusive: Former Greek PM George Papandreou in His Most Truthful Interview

"I have been a scapegoat but I never cared if I would be reelected" says George Papandreou in a tell-all interview on Greece's bailouts, and the difficult decisions that marked his term and his name. Watch the interview.

Top Greek Films You Must See, from the Classics to Modern Day

There are some Greek films that are classics and should be viewed by everyone. They are the stories of a country that over the decades has seen political turmoil, a coup resulting in a military junta, survived wars and still...