ATHENS – With fingers being pointed over who’s to blame for deadly floods that killed 16 people in Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he will ask the European Union for aid to deal with the clean-up, with several municipalities… Continue reading
ATHENS – An embarrassing break-in of Greece’s Defense Ministry grounds by an anarchist group that’s been raiding targets with impunity is raising worries that no building in the country is safe and that the ruling Radical Left SYRIZA has no… Continue reading
While Prime Minister and Radical Left SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras says he’s brought Greece to recovery – ironically by reneging on anti-austerity measures he promised to reverse- the German business daily Handelsblatt said it’s mostly a mirage.
The paper said… Continue reading
ATHENS – What SYRIZA Giveth, SYRIZA Taketh Away.
That’s the case with holiday bonuses that for a second straight year will be given low-income pensioners, with the amounts they receive far less than the cuts to their benefits that Prime… Continue reading
NICOSIA – Five years after a bank crisis almost brought down the economy, Cyprus has come roaring back on the back of foreign visitors who’ve arrived in record numbers this year, driving up revenues.
With the last two months of… Continue reading
NEW YORK – Greeks everywhere enjoy olives in one form or another at almost every meal. From grabbing a couple of olives in the morning as part of their breakfast, to snacks throughout the day, and as an accompaniment to… Continue reading