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2004 European Champions beat Cyprus 6-1 (Videos)

The Euro 2004 Champions, Greece, beat the 2004 national team of Cyprus 6-1 in a friendly match in Nicosia in front of 6.000 fans. Angelos Charisteas, Giorgos Karagounis, Stelios Giannakopoulos and the rest of the gang that participated in the...

ERT Giving Way to NERIT

While former workers of the closed national broadcaster ERT continued to send out a pirate signal via satellite and the Internet and protest their firing, a bill making way for the replacement station, the New Hellenic Radio Internet and...

Greece Says Troika Deal In Sight

With Greece's international lenders setting a deadline for the end of July 5 for the government to show progress on key reforms or face a delay or cut-off of an 8.1 billion euros ($10.6 billion) installment, negotiations reportedly were...

Samaras Says ND-PASOK Will Serve Term

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the New Democracy Conservative leader, said his odd new partnership with his political rivals the PASOK Socialists will serve out the rest of the government's term, three years, although their opponents doubt it. Just after...

Golden Dawn, Smaller Parties Will Get Campaign Air Time

ATHENS – Greece’s curious campaign laws, which allow the ruling parties to dominate television coverage regardless of newsworthiness, have been amended by the country’s highest court, the Council of State, opening the airwaves to smaller political parties, including the...

Greek PM Tells Ministers: Stop Campaigning, Start Working

ATHENS – With elections looming on May 6, interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos’ shaky hybrid government of PASOK Socialists and their bitter rival New Democracy Conservatives, who are jockeying for positions, is beginning to break down into petty squabbling,...

Greece Debt Reduction Deal Nears, but Second Needed

ATHENS – Just as Greece is seeking a second bailout to keep its economy from failing and defaulting on its loans under the weight of a staggering $460 billion debt - $41,818 for every man, woman and child in...

No Holiday for Greek Government: Make or Break Time

ATHENS – As the bad economic news keeps piling up for Greece - retail sales for this year were down 30 percent, and storeowners say people are window shopping but not buying much for Christmas - the shaky coalition...