Tag: Greek

Greek PM eyes reshuffle before election

ATHENS: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is poised to announce a cabinet reshuffle this week to freshen up a government lagging in the polls...

Death toll from Greek forest fire rises to 93, victims named

  ATHENS: Greek authorities have released the names of those who died in the country's deadliest forest fire in decades, a list that includes several...

Greek PM visits wildfire-stricken town after criticism

    ATHENS: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met survivors of a wildfire that killed at least 91 people during his first visit to the town...

Greek PM takes responsibility for wildfire as criticism mounts

ATHENS: Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras took political responsibility on Friday for a wildfire that killed at least 87 people and led to opposition...

Blame game blows up over deadly Greek wildfires

ATHENS: Grief and shock over Greece's deadliest wildfires were clouded Friday by a bitter debate over who was to blame, as the opposition rejected...

Greek tennis player banned for life

Greek tennis player Alexandros Jakupovic has been banned for life after being found guilty of five corruption charges, the Tennis Integrity Unit said on...

Small boat sinks off Greek island, 20 migrants drown

A small boat carrying migrants hoping to get to Greece sank near the eastern island of Lesvos early on Saturday, drowning 20 people, Greek...

Migrants found dead off Greek coast

At least 18 migrants have died and 11 are missing after their boat sank off the coast of Greece in the Aegean Sea, police...

Street protests as Greek deputies consider budget vote

Thousands of protesters massed outside Greece's parliament Sunday as lawmakers prepared to vote on a 2013 budget that includes draconian cuts but needs to...

Greek debt could go above 140 percent of GDP in 2020,...

Greece’s second international bailout in March was supposed to make its debt sustainable by 2020, falling to 116.5 percent of economic output, but two...

Merkel confronts Greek anger over austerity

Tens of thousands of Greek protesters massed in Athens on Tuesday in a show of anger against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who flew in...

Greek PM: Greece on the brink, can survive one more month

Greece cannot ask its people to accept a further austerity squeeze,Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Friday, warning that his debt-wracked country would run...

‘Greek Euro exit may help’

The comments from Bayer CEO Marijn Dekkers add to a growing chorus of influential Germans speculating about the possible exit of Greece from the...

Pirates hijack tanker off Togo

Pirates hijacked a Greek-owned oil tanker off Togo on Tuesday in the second attack in less than two weeks in the Gulf of Guinea,...

Greece looks to easier rescue terms, eurozone gloom returns

The new Greek government presents a strategy to salvage its debt rescue programme on Friday, to win favour with EU-IMF auditors and gain room...

Greece default likely: Sweden’s Borg

Attempts to help Greece avoid bankruptcy appear doomed to fail, Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg said Thursday, adding however that Athens might still manage...

Hyundai Heavy wins $1.2 bn Greek shipbuilding order

Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's largest shipbuilder, said Tuesday it had won a $1.2 billion order to build 10 huge container ships for a...