Topic: George Papandreou
Greece revealed today that it is in more dire economic straits than envisioned when a €110 billion bailout deal was agreed to this summer, sparking concern that Europe’s debt crisis could deepen.
10/03/2011 01:35 pm
The German chancellor and Greek prime minister today gave speeches pushing their plan to solve Greece's economic crisis, just days before the German parliament votes on more bailout money.
09/27/2011 05:33 pm
Lack of honesty helped trigger the economic woes in the US and Europe. Greater honesty will help reverse them.
09/23/2011 03:48 pm
Prime Minister Papandreou canceled his US trip and hinted at further austerity measures after Europe's 'troika' of experts expressed doubt about the Greek government's plans to avoid default.
09/19/2011 12:13 pm
Stock prices plummeted in Europe and stock futures were down in the US after EU ministers failed to expand a bailout fund to help Greece. Bank stock prices led the decline in Europe.
09/19/2011 09:55 am
A better-than-expected US jobs report helped abate selling pressures on Wall Street. But Europe's debt problems are pressuring EU officials to act.
08/05/2011 11:44 am
European leaders in Brussels today agreed to a deal for Greece that includes $156 billion in aid, private investors, and extending the maturity period on Greek bonds.
07/21/2011 07:02 pm
Since last year's flotilla debacle killed nine Turkish activists, Israel has cultivated ties with Greece, offering the debt-ridden country generous military aid.
07/05/2011 10:56 am
The Greek coastguard escorted a US boat seeking to join the Gaza flotilla back to port and said it will stop all other attempted departures. It looks like a big diplomatic victory for Benjamin Netanyahu.
07/01/2011 06:40 pm
On the streets of Astoria, Queens, where signs are in Greek and English, there are no whiffs of tear-gas, but passions run high. Despite words of blunt criticism, many wonder how they can help.
06/29/2011 09:21 pm