Immigrants Press Children's Greek Citizenship
Immigrant children living in Greece made their case for citizenship on Feb. 27 at a news conference held at the offices of the Journalists' Union of the Athens Daily Newspapers, under the title Citizenship for All Children. "We claim citizenship...
Papandreou, Loverdos Spar Over Bailout Claims
A former minister in then Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou's Cabinet in 2010 said he and two other colleagues were opposed to the bailout the Premier sought from the International Monetary Fund, an assertion that Papandreou said was untrue. Andreas...
Samaras Seeks Migrant Citizens Law Repeal
With his New Democracy Conservative party rapidly losing support to the soaring neo-Nazi anti-immigrant party that has 18 seats in Parliament, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has proposed repealing a law granting citizenship to second-generation immigrants who were born in...
Greek Prosectors Doubt Authenticity of Lagarde List
Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras reportedly is going to ask French officials to deliver the original list of 1,991 Greeks with $1.95 billion in deposits in the Geneva branch of HSBC Bank to check for possible tax evasion after special...
Greek Politicians Still Ride in Luxury
High-ranking Greek politicians and ministers have refused an order from Administrative Reform Minister Antonis Manitakis to cut back on the use of luxury cars and are even using them for family or personal use, costing taxpayers 320 million euros,...
Greek PM Blocks His Ministers from Undermining Reforms
ATHENS – Just a few days after he warned the squabbling ministers in his shaky hybrid government to start working and stop campaigning as elections loom, interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has ordered them to stop trying to undercut...
Papandreou Being Pushed Out by His Own Party
ATHENS – A growing number of PASOK Socialist ministers and lawmakers are intensifying the pressure on their leader, former Prime Minister George Papandreou, to step aside quickly and let the party find a new leader ahead of snap elections...
Papandreou Under Pressure to Quit as PASOK Leader
Almost a month after he resigned as Prime Minister, George Papandreou is clinging to power as the head of the embattled PASOK Socialists, but a growing number of lawmakers and former ministers[...]