Greece tackles final reform hurdle before new bailout talks

ATHENS, Greece - Greek lawmakers debated into...eurozone this month, after relations between Athens and its creditors hit rock-bottom, and...wide margin.___Derek Gatopoulos in Athens and Raf Casert in Brussels contributed to...
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Clashes break out as Greek lawmakers debate austerity bill

ATHENS, Greece - Rioters hurled petrol bombs at...Sari, 45, as she walked through central Athens."Naturally, the people are furious...ministers scrambling to find ways to get Athens some money sooner.The European Commission...
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Greek banks reopen: Cash limits remain, taxes soar

ATHENS, Greece - Greek banks reopened Monday for...who has run a small kebab shop in central Athens for 20 years, said the higher tax rates...Union also sent a three-month loan to Athens, enabling the government to repay a 4...
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Greek government extends a sweeping proposal to creditors

ATHENS, Greece - Greece finally met a deadline...talks.In the text of proposals sent by Athens late Thursday, the government conceded...Niarchos, walking down the street in central Athens.After months of fruitless negotiations...
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Greek banks to reopen after cash pledge from lenders

ATHENS, Greece - Greece on Thursday won vital...economy from collapsing, but officials in Athens said the painful austerity measures demanded...economic reforms they had agreed to.In Athens, Deputy Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas...
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Greece pledges to get rid of tax evasion as a way of life

ATHENS, Greece - Dimitris Bokas keeps meticulous...neighborhood of Koukaki near the center of Athens - just in case a tax inspector makes a surprise...Hatzis, a professor of law and economics at Athens University. "They do not perceive this...
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Greece strikes deal, avoids chaotic euro exit

...rallied Monday night before Parliament in Athens, urging lawmakers to reject the new demands...ministers were trying to figure out how to get Athens some bridge financing but warned they...the euro.Kostas Lambos, a retiree in Athens, said things would be "difficult in...
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Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

ATHENS, Greece - The Greek government vowed Wednesday...more chaotic scenes outside closed banks in Athens and elsewhere, the terms of its emergency...among eurozone members who had demanded that Athens increase the collateral needed to receive...
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Greek PM defiant as banks shut

ATHENS, Greece - Anxious pensioners swarmed Sunday's referendum would strengthen Athens' negotiating hand."We ask you to the International Monetary Fund. But Athens and creditors from the IMF and the eurozone...
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ATHENS, Greece - Greece is known the world over for its historic sites...down 20 to 30 percent," said Edward Fisher, who owns and operates Athens Backpackers and Athens Studios, with prime locations near the Acropolis that cater mostly...
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