5 days ago
Uninhabited Farmakonissi, just off the Turkish coast, is regularly used by human trafficking rings to drop off people who pay them handsomely to be clandestinely taken into Greece.
6 days ago
Greece's left-wing opposition leader Alexis Tsipras said the cuts were prompting the government to take increasingly autocratic measures.
7 days ago
Greece saw the interest rate it has to pay to get investors to lend it money fall further Tuesday, a day after its European creditors backed the release of the country's next batch of rescue loans.
14 days ago
""While it will yet take some time for the country's situation to fully normalize, the government of Greece has come a long way in its adjustment effort," the report concludes.
20 days ago
Ferry and train services in Greece have ground to a halt as unions hold a strike for May Day.
65 days ago
Greece's soccer federation said Sunday in a statement that the AEK Athens midfielder's gesture "is a deep insult to all victims of Nazi brutality.
67 days ago
Rehhagel, a German, coached Greece to a stunning victory in the 2004 European Championships, building a team that went on to qualify for two other European tournaments and the 2010 World Cup.
69 days ago
Greece's finance minister says rescue lenders will send inspectors back to Athens in about two weeks after both sides failed to finalize a new round of deficit reduction measures.
78 days ago
Greece is the main transit point for illegal immigrants entering the European Union, and most cross into the country through Turkey.
78 days ago
Officials say talks this coming week between crash-strapped Greece and its international creditors will focus heavily on the possibility of public sector layoffs.
85 days ago
European Central Bank governing council member George Provopoulos said Greece's economy would remain stuck in recession in 2013, with unemployment expected to continue rising this year.
86 days ago
The dramatic escape attempt was one of a handful involving helicopters in Greece, and the first time such plans have failed.
88 days ago
Torrential rainfall caused extensive flooding in Greece's capital Friday, inundating basements and forcing authorities to close major roads and a central subway station in Athens.
90 days ago
French President Francois Hollande was in Athens on Tuesday to express the "support of France and trust in the actions of (Greece's) government in recent months.
90 days ago
Greece now has the highest unemployment rate in the 17-strong group of European Union countries that use the euro, with 27 percent out of work - 60 percent of those aged under 24.
97 days ago
Greece, Italy and Albania signed an agreement Wednesday backing a proposed pipeline to transport natural gas from the Caspian Sea to western Europe, intensifying the rivalry with a competing project.
99 days ago
Mostly in central and northern Greece, the hour-long roadblocks started at 2:00 p.m. (1200GMT), forcing motorists to take lengthy detours or wait the protests out.
105 days ago
Brief clashes broke out with riot police in central Greece Tuesday, when farmers who have lined up some 1,500 tractors near a main highway tried to block the road on foot.
115 days ago
The leader of Greece's leftist opposition, Alexis Tsipras, is calling for an agreement to wipe out some of the government debt that Greece and other countries in Europe are struggling to repay.
122 days ago
Greece has been suffering a surge in anti-immigration sentiment during its 3-year-old economic crisis, which has demolished living standards and led to high unemployment.
124 days ago
In 2010, when Greece's finances imploded, French authorities gave Papaconstantinou a list stolen from HSBC bank of about 2,000 Greeks with Swiss accounts, for a potential tax probe.
124 days ago
Greek doctors, Athens metro workers on strike
133 days ago
The Athens Geodynamic Institute in Greece put the magnitude at 5.9 and said the quake occurred between the Greek islands of Lemnos and Lesvos, near the Turkish coast.
134 days ago
Thousands of the weapons have flooded into Greece from neighboring Albania, where military bases were looted during riots in 1997.
151 days ago
Greece: Eco-cruise NGO in fraud probe