Yannis Stournaras, a prominent economist who has been working on the country's efforts to join the euro, has been tabbed by the government to head up its finance ministry.
Today's national elections in Greece could see the end to a two-party monopoly over politics as discontent over the economic crisis generates interest in smaller parties.
The pensioner who committed suicide in Athens' main square said it was his only dignified option before pension cuts forced him to forage for food in the trash.
The conditions the European Union set for Greece in exchange for a second bailout represent a very unusual amount of outside control and oversight of a sovereign country.
Greece and California are reaching a teachable moment: You can't get out of debt by piling on more debt.
Five days of protests, and a nationwide strike Wednesday, have shaken the conservative ruling party.
In Athens, Sol Energy Hellas is headquartered in a building powered entirely by renewable energy.