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Greece Gets it Loan, but Worries Mount Faster

ATHENS – After weeks of anguish, Greeks found out that international lenders providing the country with a series of bailout loans will release a delayed $11 billion installment needed to keep paying workers and pensioners, but it curiously did...

Samaras Splits New Democracy Over EU Letter

A letter sent to European Union officials by New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras pledging his[...]

Samaras Gives EU a Letter, but Not a Contract

With pressure building on him to sign a bailout deal that would give Greece $175 billion more[...]

General Strike in Greece Set for Dec. 1

The new coalition government led by interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is not getting a reprieve from Greek workers, who will take to the streets on Dec. 1 to keep up their protest against austerity [...]

Troika Loan on Hold, Xmas Bonus, Pensions at Risk

ATHENS – Greece’s interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, who is overseeing a shaky coalition of three parties, is trying to persuade international lenders to release a delayed $11 billion loan installment, without which the country will not be able...

Report: Troika Backs Down to Samaras, No Signatures Needed

Reversing itself after insisting that leaders of Greece’s new coalition government would have to sign[...]

Papademos Gets Confidence Vote from His Parliament

ATHENS - Interim Prime Minster Lucas Papademos, as expected, easily won a vote of confidence from the Parliament his fractious coalition government controls for the next few months. Papademos, who oversees a shaky deal between the PASOK Socialists and...

Greek Word Not Good Enough – Troika Wants it in Writing

ATHENS – Even before the dust settled down from the appointment of a new interim Prime Minister, Lucas Papademos, and a coalition cabinet charged with pushing through the Parliament a new bailout of $157 billion from international lenders and...

Greece's Interim Leader? …. To Be Continued

ATHENS - After three days of political feuding that angered Greeks worried whether it would jeopardize international rescue loans, a new coalition government was said to have been formed with Parliament Speaker Filippos Petsalnikos, a political unknown outside Greece,...

A New Ancient Greek Drama a Long-Running Flop

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