Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai before a meeting as part of the Turkey-Afghanistan-Pakistan Fifth Trilateral Summit in Istanbul December 24, 2010.
Until WikiLeaks revealed otherwise this week, Israeli officials had insisted that the two countries remained regional partners. Now they're speaking more openly about a shift toward Turkey's rival, Greece.
The prime minister of Greece, George Papandreou, says his country is earning a new credibility after its debt crisis.
Officials see privatization as a way to dig out of Greece's debt, but newly unemployed workers are taking to the streets of Athens in protest. Tuesday's 10,000-strong demonstration may foreshadow larger protests to come, some say.
After International Monetary Fund and European Union officials began an interim review of Greece's efforts in their debt crisis, Moody's Investors Service slashed the country's credit rating to junk status.
As the world starts to focus on its debt crisis, Greece's financial woes may presage problems to come in Europe and the United States – with implications for your bank account and stock portfolio.
Workers took to the streets of Athens today to protest the government budget cuts demanded in exchange for the $140 billion Greece debt bailout. While some feared a repeat of violent May 5 demonstrations, the protest was peaceful.
Stocks and the euro fell on Monday, amid continuing worries that a $140 billion bailout for Greece won't stave off a broader eurozone credit crisis. The first politician was ousted in response to the Greek debt crisis.
Three bank workers, one of them pregnant, were killed in Athens riots when anti-austerity protesters threw Molotov cocktails at an Athens bank Wednesday.
Greece protests intensify as angry protesters attempt to storm parliament.