February 17, 2012 If you say "That the current process is a can-kicking farce. We should just plan for a straightforward default on the debt", turn to 22.
February 12, 2012 The Greek Parliament has approved a crucial austerity and debt-relief bill to keep the country out of bankruptcy and remain a part of the eurozone.
February 10, 2012 Four Greek Cabinet ministers have resigned in opposition to austerity measures. The uncertainty has driven down the euro and led to fiery protests on the streets of Athens.
February 9, 2012 The indebted nation needed to agree to more cuts in pensions and other programs. Now it's in line to receive about $173 billion more in financial aid.
January 30, 2012 Whether throwing it, dumping it or serving it, protesters have used food to express their discontent with public figures for centuries. The delivery of 500 tacos to a Connecticut mayor's office is just the latest incarnation.
December 13, 2011 The author of a new Greek cookbook that features recipes from the meager days of World War II says the book resonates with Greeks today who want to make more with less.
November 4, 2011 Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote, but he vowed to start a coalition government and step down if necessary. The vote also means the risk of a Greek default — and by extension a potential world economic crisis — has receded.
November 3, 2011 Prime Minister George Papanedreou's call for a referendum on a bailout package that would require harsh austerity measures had ripped apart the government and brought criticism from other leaders. Papanedreou reversed himself in a speech to parliament.