A group of self-styled anarchists threw glass objects at Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and his wife at an Athens restaurant late on Tuesday, but she hugged him to shield him from the attack, the finance ministry said.
Businesses are increasingly using social media -- even the illegal ones. Now, even smugglers have taken to the Facebook to woo their clients. The human smugglers are offering desperate migrants passage across the Mediterranean to Europe, according to a Financial Times report.
European ministers heaped pressure on Greece Friday to speed up negotiations to unblock critically needed bailout funds and avert a dangerous default, showing frustration after months of bogged down talks.
Cash-strapped Greece has not made enough progress in crunch debt talks with its European partners to unlock sorely-needed funds as part of its massive EU-IMF bailout, the bloc`s Commissioner for the Euro Valdis Dombrovskis said on Friday.
The head of one of Greece`s largest construction companies was arrested Wednesday on charges of tax evasion and ordered to pay the state 1.8 million euros ($1.9 million), the first such action since the radical left government came to power.
A young Afghan migrant who tried to smuggle onto a car ferry headed for Italy by clinging to the undercarriage of a tourist bus died after being run over by the coach, Greek news agency ANA reported on Wednesday.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday on the sidelines of an EU summit, the Athens government said as it continues to wrangle with creditors over a new rescue package.