ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's radical leftist Syriza party would beat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy party if an election were held now, but its lead has slipped, an opinion poll showed on Saturday. Syriza is deeply opposed to an international bailout that has allowed Greece to avoid a debt default in return for a package of tough austerity measures and economic reform. A Metron ...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The European Union is promising Greece continued financial support, in the hopes of calming market turmoil triggered by concerns over the government's survival and the future of its bailout program.
Athens (AFP) - Greece doesn't need a new bailout plan, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said Friday, despite markets lashing the country over the government's intention to exit its IMF aid programme early.
Klaus Regling, head of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), also said the euro zone should keep the funds it is allocating for crisis resolution for future use rather than invest them in the economy now. Regling said the European Central Bank's asset quality review (AQR) of 130 leading banks would show how much money Greece has left in its existing bank bailout fund and how much more it would ...
Greece is negotiating with its international creditors over a possible precautionary credit line that would be available should market borrowing costs spike after the nation exits its rescue program, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said today.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After months out of the spotlight, Greece was back at the center of Europe's financial troubles on Wednesday, when concerns over the stability of the government and its bailout program triggered a massive sell-off in stocks and bonds.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prosecutor heading a yearlong investigation into Greece's extreme right Golden Dawn party recommended Thursday that its leader, 17 other lawmakers, and dozens of party officials and supporters stand trial on a range of charges, including running a criminal organization and murder.