Dec 15th, 2012
Stuck in a small Athens flat all day to avoid being caught by police, earning another stint in prison and possibly a beating, 29-year-old Cameroonian Eugene Manaa rues the day he came to Greece. “Life is not just difficult here. It’s impossible,” says Manaa, who recently spent two m...
Jun 21st, 2012
Pyotr ISKENDEROV The recent rerun in Greece gave the EU a sense of certainty Europe had lacked for quite some time. Considering that the frontrunner in Greece automatically gets extra 50 seats in the 300-seat legislature as a bonus, the votes garnered by New Democracy – around 30% – combined wi...
In World News
Jun 18th, 2012
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other world leaders at a meeting of the world’s 20 most important economies can breathe a little easier after a political party that favours staying in the eurozone came in first in Greece’s national elections Sunday. All eyes at the G20 summit at the Mex...
Feb 22nd, 2012
After 13 hours of overnight talks ending Tuesday morning at 5 a.m., euro zone finance ministers put together the latest rescue package for Greece. “We have reached a far-reaching agreement on Greece’s new program and private sector involvement that would lead to a significant debt reduction for Greec...
In World News
Feb 21st, 2012
Eurozone finance ministers have approved a 130bn euro ($170bn) second bailout package for Greece to resolve the debt-ridden nation’s immediate repayment needs. The deal reached after 13 hours of tortuous talks in Brussels, however, is unlikely to revive Greece’s ailing economy. Al Jazeera...