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Blast outside home of jailed Greek ex-official

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 08:29

An explosion outside the home of a Greek ex-government official jailed for corruption caused material damage but no injuries, the state agency ANA said.

Eight drown as immigrant boat sinks off Turkey

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 22:26

Eight people died, including a child, and five others were missing today after a boat carrying migrants towards Greece capsized off western Turkey, local media reported.

Suspected Greek neo-Nazis get life for murdering Pakistani

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 23:40

Two suspected members of Greece`s neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn received life sentences on Tuesday over the fatal stabbing of a Pakistani immigrant last year, a judicial source said.

Booby-trapped car explodes outside Bank of Greece: Police

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 12:37

A booby-trapped car exploded outside the Bank of Greece in central Athens today but no one was injured in the blast, police said.

Greece to end exile on bond markets as thousands protest

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 11:23

Greece announced on Wednesday its return to the debt markets after a four-year absence on the same day as protestors launched the first anti-austerity strike of the year, crippling key services across the country.

Greeks strike against more EU-IMF reforms

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 19:42

Greek unions held a 24-hour anti-austerity strike Wednesday, shutting down ferry services to the country`s world-famous islands, disrupting rail travel and closing pharmacies and several government offices.

Greece in "no hurry" for bond issue: Finmin

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 19:21

Greece is in "no hurry" to tap markets with a five-year bond sale which reports said could come as early as this week, Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras said on Monday.

Greek MPs adopt controversial bill tied to EU-IMF loans

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 04:42

Greece`s Parliament narrowly approved an omnibus bill of reforms tied to the country`s next tranche of EU-IMF loans, the Parliament Speaker said.

Greece`s deputy minister resigns over milk reform

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 22:25

Greek`s deputy agriculture minister has resigned over a proposal to lengthen the shelf life of milk but says he will vote for an omnibus reform bill to ensure more loans by Greece`s creditors.

Seven migrants drown off Greek island after boat capsizes

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 13:34

Seven migrants drowned early on Tuesday and two were missing after their boat capsized off the eastern Greek island of Lesbos, the shipping ministry said, the latest in hundreds of deaths this year of people attempting the perilous crossing.

Greece back in the black for first time since 1948: EU

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 22:01

Greece was back in the black for the first time since 1948, the EU`s economics commissioner Olli Rehn said on Tuesday as figures showed the economically-hobbled nation returning to growth.

Greek Jews sue Germany for Nazi damages

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 21:45

The Jewish community of Thessaloniki in Greece on Tuesday said it had sued Germany at the European Court of Human Rights, demanding compensation for a forced ransom paid to Nazi occupation forces.