Golden Dawn, a far-right, racist political party in Greece, has been the target of a major crackdown by the Greek government. Why?
The resulting snap election could see a win by the far-left Syriza party. Many worry its anti-austerity stance could set off a fresh eurozone crisis.
Greek lawmakers failed to elect a new president, which means parliament must be dissolved and new national elections will be held 'at the soonest possible date.'
Greece's government condemned the attack on the Israeli embassy building in a northern suburb of Athens on Friday saying it was an attempt to create instability at a 'tough' moment for the country.
Greece tomb unearthed: Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who visited the tightly-guarded site Tuesday, said the discovery 'is clearly extremely important' and dates between 325-300 B.C.
The attack of an anti-racism rapper by an alleged 'neo-Nazi' sparked outrage in Greece and abroad and increasing calls for a crackdown on the extremist party Golden Dawn.
European leaders have long rejected the idea that the EU is developing into a region of haves and have-nots. But a look at the news today suggests it's happening just the same.
The Greek government began its first mass-firing of public-sector workers in more than 100 years this week, part of an effort to lay off 180,000 by 2015 under Europe-imposed austerity.
After a 12-hour meeting lasting into the wee hours last night, Greece's creditors agreed to cut its debt and release more bailout funds, staving off yet another Greek bankruptcy.
The Greek Parliament narrowly pushed through the new, unpopular austerity measures, a key step for the release of more bailout funds from Europe.