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PM Tsipras, Varoufakis To Make Cameo Appearances in New Costa-Gavras Film

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis are said to have agreed to make cameo appearances in an upcoming film by Greek director Costa-Gavras. The Greek film director, who lives and works in France, is now turning...

Baywatch Legend Pamela Anderson Lauds Yanis Varoufakis

Hollywood star Pamela Anderson, world famous thanks to her classic Baywatch role, arrived in Athens on Sunday and immediately caused a stir with her views on Greek politics. After she was warmly welcomed to the country with a huge bouquet...

Yanis Varoufakis to Seek European Parliament Seat in Germany (video)

Former Greek Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis was selected on Sunday as a candidate of his party Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25) for the European elections in Germany. "I accept (the nomination) because it epitomizes the new trans-national politics...

Varoufakis: Soros Asked Tsipras to Fire Me

Yanis Varoufakis, no stranger to provocative statements, is in the news again following a television appearance in Greece on Monday. Speaking on Skai TV, Varoufakis claimed that investor George Soros had asked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to fire Varoufakis...

Dijsselbloem Calls Varoufakis' Handling of the Greek Crisis 'Catastrophic'

During an interview on Greece's ANT1 television station on Monday evening, the former president of Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, said that ’ handling of the Greek crisis was "catastrophic" for Greece. Dijsselbloem also accused Varoufakis of trying to constantly undermined the...

First Half of 2015 Cost Greece €86-200 Bln, says ESM Chief Regling

Greece not only interrupted but also reversed reforms in the first half of 2015, resulting in a cost to the economy between € 86 and 200 billion, head of the European Stability Mechanism Κlaus Regling told Kathimerini newspaper. The EU...

Yanis Varoufakis Hails Greek Bailout Referendum as 'Celebration of Democracy'

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis hailed the referendum of July 5, 2015 as a "celebration of Democracy", to mark its third anniversary. In a series of tweets in both English and Greek, Varoufakis says that "three years ago, today,...

Varoufakis Says Debt Deal 'Extends Greek Bankruptcy into 2060'

Former Greek finance minister and one-time ally of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Yanis Varoufakis, has claimed Greece's "bankruptcy" has been extended by five more decades. Varoufakis, now a founder of the DiEM25 movement, tweeted in aftermath of the Greek debt-relief...

New Varoufakis Book 'Epic and Harrowing'

A new book by former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has been described as "a charming and utterly fascinating letter to his 14-year-old daughter". Talking to My Daughter About the Economy Or, How Capitalism Works — And How it Fails...

Yanis Varoufakis Wants the 'Dirty Job' as Greece's PM (video)

Former Finance Minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis has confirmed he will run for prime minister in the nation’s next general election. "It sounds like a nightmare to become the prime minister of Greece...But then again, it's a dirty job. Somebody...