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Historic Cars at Coys' Athens Auction

The British auction house Coys will include in this year's auction about 130 classic cars and motorcycles mostly from the 1970s, some of them belonging to government officials such as the late Greek President of the Republic, Konstantinos Karamanlis. The auction includes a Lancia...

Greece Wants Debt Cut, Not Another Bailout

Greece is raising the prospect of debt relief with international lenders as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced a primary surplus of 1.5 billion euros as proof the country's battered economy will begin to rebound this year. Samaras said, however, he...

Born In Debt: Greece's History of Borrowing

“From the beginning, our state had no other choice than to live on credit. We were born in debt.” - Gerassimos Notaras, head archivist, historical archive, National Bank of Greece The debt history of Greece begins well before an official Greek...

Der Spiegel: Greek Politicians Who Brought On Crisis Now Promise Changes

German weekly magazine Der Spiegel did a feature on the May 6 Greek elections. Under the title "Athens calls on elections" and the subtitle "What crisis?," the editor writes that the political candidates, "especially those who led Greece to crisis," promise...