Greek divers trawled the Aegean Sea on Monday for survivors of the country`s worst maritime accident involving refugees, as officials reacted with despair at the scene of the tragedy in which 15 babies and children drowned.
Police in Greece have found no sign of electronic hacking into the tax files of millions of Greeks, which ex-finance minister Yanis Varoufakis claimed to have ordered as part of an emergency plan to deal with an exit from the euro, state agency ANA reported Saturday.
The poll by Metron Analysis for Parapolitika newspaper showed that although the overwhelming majority of those polled want to remain in the single currency, 55 percent said it was the right choice to vote `No` in last weekend`s referendum on tough austerity measures.
A total of 84 percent of Greeks want to keep the euro, an opinion poll released on Friday showed, with just 12 percent favouring a return to the drachma, as the country races to clinch a cash-for-reforms deal with its creditors.
Greeks declared in a weekend referendum that they "deserve better" and "cannot accept a non-viable solution" to the country`s debt crisis, new Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said upon taking office on Monday.
His sacrifice, after promising Greeks he would win a better deal within a day of their overwhelming referendum vote, suggested leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is determined to try to reach a last-ditch compromise with European leaders.
Voters in Greece resoundingly rejected creditors' demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans, backing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who insisted the vote would give him a stronger hand to reach a better deal.