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Rare Maria Callas Video Speaking in Greek in Athens Comeback

Greek-American opera diva Maria Callas had a volatile relationship with the Athens intellectual establishment. But this was never more evident than during her 1957 comeback concert in the Theater of Herod Atticus, at the foot of the Acropolis. In 1957, Callas...

The Day Democracy Was Restored in Greece After the Junta

The five days between July 20 and July 24, 1974 were the most turbulent in modern Greek history.

40 Years Since Greece Joined Europe Through EEC Accession

Forty years ago, Greece made a huge leap forward by joining Europe through its accession to the European Economic Community.

April 23, 2010: Ten Years Since the Official Beginning of the Greek Financial Crisis

It was a day much like this on April 23, 2010, when the then-Prime Minister of Greece George Papandreou announced from picturesque Castellorizo Island that Greece would officially ask for financial assistance from its fellow Eurozone member-states as the...

Prosecutor Moves Against 4 in Phone Tapping and Pythia Assassination Plot Against Karamanlis

Greek Prosecutor Maria-Sophia Vaitsi called for the indictment of United States former agent William Bazil who is implicated in the phone tapping scandal of 2004 and the Pythia Plan, an assassination plot against former conservative prime minister Kostas Karamanlis. There...

Greece and Bulgaria: Celebrating 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations 1954-2014

In May 2014, Greece and Bulgaria celebrate the 60th anniversary of the 1954 restoration of their diplomatic relations. Bilateral affairs of the last six decades underwent remarkable and unexpected progress...

Company Eavesdropping on Karamanlis

A consulting firm with almost zero turnover was used as a "shell" by Greek Americans in order to eavesdrop on our country. The interceptions continued after 2005, when revealed. A young man appeared as the  representative of the company, but...

PASOK, ND Spat Rattles Coalition

Greece's already-uneasy coalition government of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the New Democracy Conservative leader, and his reluctant partner, PASOK Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos took another shot when PASOK leaders - including Venizelos - criticized former ND leader and premier...

Greek Tax Agents Meet Hostile Crowds

Restaurant and tavern owners and customers are increasingly harassing tax inspectors at a time when Greece has intensified a long-overdue crackdown on tax evasion, but officials are determined to enforce the tax laws. Residents in a village in Peloponnese barred...

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...