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Greece Steps Up Corruption Fight

After securing 52.5 billion euros ($69 billion) in new loans from international lenders in a fight to keep the economy afloat, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras now faces a foe on another front - the country’s reputation for runaway...

Can't Afford Heat, Greeks Turn Off Thermostats

A University of Athens research team has discovered that 80 percent of Greek households with incomes under 14,000 euros ($18,730), unable to afford heating oil after the government imposed huge tax hikes, have no heat during the winter and...

Greek Archaeological Mission in Mesopotamia

The Faculty of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens obtained permission by the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Ministry of Culture of the Republik of Iraq to conduct excavations in two important archaeological sites: Tell Nader, which dates between the 6th and...

Greek Analyst on BBC News: “Greece Has Now Officially Defaulted”

Economist Yiannis Varoufakis from the University of Athens appeared Tuesday on BBC News to comment on the Greek debt situation and the recent signing of the second bailout loan to the debt-ridden country by the EU and IMF. The Greek...

University of Athens to Honor Daniel Cohn-Bendit for His Philhellenism

On Thursday, February 9, the French Green MEP, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, will be honored by the University of Athens for the services he has offered Greece in the past years. Daniel Cohn-Bendit became a popular and well recognized figure in Greece...