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Thursday, October 18, 2018

GREECE

GREECE

The era of austerity is over for Greece, according to the country's prime minister. Alexis Tsipras painted a positive picture of reforms the country has...

The Acropolis and other ancient sites in Greece are closed to the public after guards called a 24-hour strike over a pay and contract...

Greece is making progress towards reducing its massive budget problems and restoring economic growth, but its debts remain "unsustainable" over the long term, the...

Greece’s Parliament has passed a budget of continued austerity as mandated by the country’s creditors, but which forecasts robust growth for 2017. Prime Minister Alexis...

A nationwide strike in Greece against spending cuts has disrupted public transport, state-run schools, ferries and national rail services, and left hospitals running with...

Families have urged Egyptian authorities to step up rescue efforts after a boat carrying African refugees heading to Europe capsized off the Mediterranean coast...

Authorities of the island of Lesbos are calling for the immediate evacuation of thousands of refugees to the Greek mainland after a fire gutted...

A senior official in Greece's finance ministry says the country is planning a gradual return to international debt markets next year. George Houliarakis, a deputy...

Greek anarchists hurled fire bombs, chairs and wooden planks at riot police in brief clashes outside parliament while politicians were debating a controversial austerity...

Public services have ground to a halt in Greece as workers start a three-day general strike in protest at new bailout austerity measures they...