Tourist playground meets hectic refugee camp on Greek island

...spending three years fighting Syrian government forces and Islamic State group extremists."We can't get on the boat to Athens if we don't have the papers."Kos, like other Greek islands close to the Turkish seaboard, is ill-equipped to handle...
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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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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 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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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 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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William Morris IV named CEO of Morris Communications

...1990 as assistant to the publisher of the Athens Banner-Herald/Daily News and general manager of Athens magazine. He then served as general manager...Augustine (Fla.) Record before returning to Athens in 1992 as publisher.He moved to corporate...
Today In Sports History for August 5

...semifinals at the Summer Olympics.1997 - Michael Johnson wins his third straight 400-meter title at the world championships in Athens, Greece, capturing the gold medal in 44.12 seconds. Sally Barsosio becomes the first Kenyan woman to win a gold medal at...
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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