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Greece's Development Minister Lafazanis May Vote Against Proposal

Panagiotis Lafazanis, the leader of SYRIZA's "Left Platform" and Minister of Productive Reconstruction, Energy and Environment said he may not vote in favor of the proposal Greece sent to creditors when it is tabled in parliament. During the SYRIZA Parliamentary...

New Democracy Warns Of SYRIZA Uprising

With Greeks fleeing to their villages and vacations for August, the coalition government headed by New Democracy Conservative leader and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is gearing up for trouble when they return next month and expected protests against the...

Glezos Puts Tsipras In His Place

The hopes for Greece's major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras, 38, to put all the disparate forces in the party unified under his control were dashed at the group's congress when World War II...

Metro Strikers Defy Samaras, Road Chaos Seen

Striking Greek Metro workers said they would stay off the job for a ninth consecutive day on Jan. 25 and disobey a mobilization order from the government to return or be fired or jailed. The deadline for the strikers to...

Samaras Says He Saved Greece from Drachma

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said that his trip to present German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande with details of plans to make another $14.16 billion in cuts could keep Greece in the Eurozone and prevent...

Greece Trying to Keep Halyvourgia Steelworks From Shutting

ATHENS – Desperately trying to find ways to keep open the Hellenic Halyvourgia steelworks where employees have been striking for nine months over 40 percent pay cuts, Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis was talking to union leaders and management trying...

Germans Protest Outside German Embassy in Support of the Greeks

Members of an artist group from Hamburg and German citizens living in Greece gathered Friday morning outside their country’s Embassy in Kolonaki, Athens, to protest against the German policies towards the debt-ridden country and to declare their support and...