Powerful aftershock hits Cephalonia isle

2014-02-03 16:42

A strong aftershock has rattled the island of Cephalonia in Greece, just a week after a slightly more powerful earthquake hit the region, sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes.

Greek police remove rogue media employees

2013-11-07 07:51

Greek riot police have launched an evacuation of the occupied headquarters of former public broadcaster ERT, in a northern Athens suburb.

Greek PM's offer on broadcaster rejected

2013-06-15 18:07

Partners in the Greek coalition government have rejected Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's offer to partially reopen the state broadcaster, saying it has to be entirely reinstated.

Merkel: No Greek deal with Samaras

2012-08-22 16:21

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed the chances of striking a final agreement on Greece's rescue package during upcoming talks with Greek PM Antonis Samaras.

Eurozone crisis: Crunch time for EU

2012-06-27 12:03

European Union leaders are set to gather for a two-day summit that global powers say must signal an end to piecemeal efforts to solve the eurozone crisis.

Greece swears in new prime minister

2012-06-21 07:39

Greece has moved to end its protracted political impasse, swearing in a new prime minister to lead a largely pro-bailout coalition.


Greece: Shots outside home of ambassador

2013-12-30 18:11

The home of Germany's ambassador to Greece has been sprayed with gunfire from automatic weapons, in a suspected terrorist attack.

Greece PM, allies in broadcaster talks

2013-06-19 12:00

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is making a last-ditch effort in talks with coalition allies to avert a crisis over his controversial shutdown of the state broadcaster.

Greece: Unity urged amid austerity dissent

2012-10-26 21:03

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras says the recession-hit country can only hope to recover through unity as he seeks to overcome dissent to a new package of austerity measures.

Greek government wins confidence vote

2012-07-09 07:50

Greece's new three-party coalition government has won a vote of confidence in parliament, ending a period of uncertainty that has led to two elections in less than two months.

Greek Prime Minister to miss EU summit

2012-06-25 12:00

Illness means both Greece's new prime minister and finance minister will miss a summit of European leaders and will also delay a visit by the country's international lenders.

Greece in power-sharing talks

2011-06-15 19:00

Greece's beleaguered Socialist government has launched power-sharing talks with the main opposition Conservatives, state television reports as anti-austerity riots rip through central Athens.

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