Mar 19, 2013 07:02 EDT
Athens is "ready" to absorb the subsidiaries of three Cyprus banks active in Greece, the Greek finance minister said as the eurozone sought to amend a controversial levy on the island nation's bank deposits.
Mar 18, 2013 09:32 EDT
A radical anarchist group on Monday claimed responsibility for last week's attacks on the political offices of three Greek conservative lawmakers in the northern city of Thessaloniki.
Mar 17, 2013 14:48 EDT
Heinz Kounio was put aboard the first train to transfer Jews from the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki to the Auschwitz death camp on March 15, 1943.
Mar 16, 2013 11:00 EDT
Greece's second largest city Thessaloniki on Saturday commemorated the 70th anniversary of the first deportation of its Jews to the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Mar 12, 2013 06:53 EDT
Greece's international creditors will meet with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Tuesday in an attempt to iron out differences on reform measures required to open access to scheduled loans.
Mar 11, 2013 11:29 EDT
Economic problems in Cyprus "directly" affect struggling Greece and the traditional allies will coordinate policies ahead of a European eurozone summit later this week, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Monday.
Mar 11, 2013 07:43 EDT
Greece's ailing economy contracted by 5.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 in an annual comparison, provisional data from the state statistics agency showed on Monday.
Mar 10, 2013 15:57 EDT
Greece's finance minister held new talks Sunday with the country's international creditors, hours after the Greek reform team was hit by the resignation of two top officials.
Mar 10, 2013 07:36 EDT
Greece's finance minister was lined up for talks on Sunday with the country's international creditors, hours after the Greek reform team was hit by the resignation of two top officials.
Mar 09, 2013 13:52 EST
Seven giant Turkish companies have pledged to chip in for the national bid to host the 2020 Olympics, Sports Minister Suat Kilic said on Saturday.
Mar 09, 2013 10:44 EST
Thousands of protesters on Saturday joined a demonstration in Greece's second city Thessaloniki against a Canadian gold mining project which locals say will cause irreversible damage to the environment.
Mar 09, 2013 07:39 EST
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Saturday promised his recession-weary nation that there would be "no more austerity measures" as international creditors prolonged an audit of crisis reforms.
Mar 06, 2013 03:21 EST
Officials from Qatar's global investment arm will hold talks in crisis-hit Greece on Wednesday, the development ministry said.
Mar 05, 2013 13:10 EST
Istanbul's bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games received a huge psychological boost on Tuesday as it was revealed that bitter historical foes Greece had pledged its full support to the Turkish city's candidacy.
Mar 01, 2013 14:46 EST
Hewlett Packard on Friday sealed a deal with Chinese shipping giant Cosco to move a key part of its regional supplies through the main Greek port of Piraeus, officials said.
Feb 25, 2013 06:06 EST
Recovery of the Greek economy depends on continued policy rigour, the Bank of Greece said on Monday.
Feb 20, 2013 10:03 EST
Police in Athens fired tear gas at stone-throwing protestors Wednesday as thousands of Greeks walked off the job to join the debt-ridden country's first general strike this year and oppose austerity measures.
Feb 20, 2013 06:49 EST
Thousands of Greeks joined new anti-austerity protests Wednesday, causing massive disruption to flights, ferries and hospital services in the debt-ridden country's first general strike this year.
Feb 20, 2013 04:35 EST
Greece was hit by a fresh strike on Wednesday called by leading unions against unrelenting austerity in the recession-weary nation ahead of an audit by international creditors, disrupting flights, ferries and hospital services.
Feb 19, 2013 23:11 EST
Greece braced for a 24-hour general strike called by the two main unions in protest against austerity measures, ahead of a scheduled audit by the country's international creditors.