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Obama Blasts Stubborn Austerity Measures Imposed on Greece

Former US President Obama, in his gigantic new book of memoirs called "A Promised Land," released on Tuesday, speaks at some length about Greece's debt crisis, which he admitted kept him and his aides up at night during its...

Warm Obama Meeting With U.S. Embassy Officials in Athens [videos]

United States President Barack Obama’s visit to Athens was closely monitored, however, there was one “secret speech” that took place far from the lights of publicity. The meeting he had with members of the United States Embassy in Greece...

Schaeuble Crushes Debt Relief Hopes that Obama May Have Sowed

U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Greece raised fresh hopes for debt relief that German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble rushed to quash. He said late on Tuesday that granting Greece its debt relief would not be helping the country,...

Obama Gets Warm Reception at Official Dinner

United States President Barack Obama attended an official dinner in his honor on Tuesday evening at the Greek presidential mansion following the conclusion of his meetings with Greece's President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. He was warmly...

U.S. Tourists to Greece Up During Obama Presidency

The arrivals of American tourists to Greece doubled during the presidency of Barack Obama, the head of Greek tourism businesses association SETE, Andreas Andreadis, said in a tweet on Tuesday. “The arrivals of Americans in our country doubled to 900,000...

Fears That Home-Made Explosives Will be Used at Anti-Obama Rallies

An investigation by Greek police ahead of the official visit of United States President Barack Obama found a bag with seven Molotov cocktails on Korai Street in Nea Smyrni, a residential suburb south of the city center. The street...

Labor Union Holds Rally in Omonia Square to Protest Obama Visit

Labor union PAME announced it will hold a rally in Omonia square, central Athens, on Tuesday, to protest the two-day visit of U.S. President Barack Obama to Athens. The union criticizes the government for banning rallies and protests in central...

President Obama Supports Sustainable Reforms and "Meaningful Debt Relief" for Greece

US President Barak Obama recently spoke of Greece's need for "meaningful debt relief" in an interview with the Greek newspaper Kathimerini. The President covered an array of topics in the interview published over the weekend, just days before his 2-day...

KKE Calls on Greeks to Protest Ahead of Obama's Visit to Athens

Communist KKE party in an announcement on Saturday called on the workers, the youth and the entire Greek population to "welcome" the outgoing US President Barack Obama with rallies and protests. According to the announcement, Obama is visiting the country...