Topic: George Papandreou
After years of overspending, Greece and other heavily indebted nations need the sacrifice and budget discipline symbolized by Ash Wednesday and Lent.
02/17/2010 11:43 am
European Union (EU) leaders promised on Thursday that they stand waiting to help debt-laden Greece, if needed. But the euro declined as investors worried about the lack of a clear commitment to a bailout package.
02/11/2010 12:43 pm
Polls show that nearly two-thirds of Greeks support austerity measures to deal with the Greece debt crisis. But taxi drivers, facing new gas taxes, went on strike Thursday.
02/11/2010 11:52 am
Stocks rallied in the US and in Europe on Tuesday on expectations of an emergency European Union bailout for Greece. But Greece, with a ballooning national debt, is not out of the woods yet.
02/09/2010 05:19 pm
Five days of protests, and a nationwide strike Wednesday, have shaken the conservative ruling party.
12/11/2008 12:00 am