Calamos Supports Greece

Nazis

Tageszeitung:”Καληνύχτα, Neonazis!”

A large photo of handcuffed Nikolaos Michaloliakos dominates the front page of the German newspaper Tageszeitung, accompanied by the title : "Καληνύχτα, (Goodnight) neo-Nazis ! " The subtitle goes: "Goodnight Golden Dawn: Greek police arrests the leaders of the extreme...

President Papoulias to Visit Poland

The President of the Greek Republic, Karolos Papoulias, will make an official visit to Poland on July 8-9, according to the Presidency’s announcement. During the first day, Papoulias will hold talks with his counterpart, Bronislaw Komorowski, and with the country’s...

Distomo Remembers 1944 Nazi Massacre

June 10 was a somber day in the Greek village of Distomo, the 69th anniversary of the massacre of most of its citizens by Nazis in a reprisal raid. On that day in 1944, an SS phalanx, along with other...

Greece Seeks WWII Antiquities From Germany

Already pressing Germany for 240 billion euros ($311.6 billion) for World War II reparations, Greece is also readying a case for the return of antiquities looted by the Nazis during World War II, officials said. "The entirety of the archaeological...

Nazi Debt To Greece $212 Billion

The German debt from the "forced" loan Greece had to give to the occupation forces was 13.5 million gold liras, an amount  that was then described as “free credit,” with the express commitment to be returned after the end...

Samaras Sucker Punches Greek Bond Holders

There’s a sucker born every minute, as P.T. Barnum may have said. And there’s a sucker puncher waiting for them, knowing that a fool and his money are soon parted. Such is the case in Greece, where Prime Minister...

Golden Dawn Leader Says They’re Not Nazis

The head of the far-right extremist party Golden Dawn, which showcases Hitler’s Mein Kampf and who has used the Heil salute, has denied it has a Nazi orientation and claimed it is being ostracized by the media and in...

"I Preferred a Dignified End Before I Start Looking in the Garbage"

"I preferred a dignified end before I start looking in the garbage," writes a 77-year old ex-pharmacist in his note before committing suicide opposite the Greek parliament, in Athens' most central square. His suicide appears to be yet another  protest against the...

A New Ancient Greek Drama a Long-Running Flop

The machinations between Prime Minister George Papandreou, a Socialist whose two years in office[...]