June 5, 2013 In a report, the International Monetary Fund said Greece's recession and unemployment problems were more severe than anticipated. But the report added that the overall bailout was a success because it prevented the country's economic troubles from spilling over to the rest of Europe.
June 2, 2013 Greeks are growing weary of the nonstop international criticism the country has faced during its economic crisis. Some grassroots groups are trying to rebuild the country's tattered image.
April 30, 2013 A traveling Greek exhibit on the Olympics included two ancient statues of nude young men. That didn't go over so well in the conservative Muslim emirate.
April 27, 2013 Throughout the region that was once the Ottoman empire, people make coffee pretty much the same way: using coffee beans ground into a fine powder, then boiled in a little brass pot. But ordering "Turkish" coffee today doesn't go over well in some Balkan or eastern Mediterranean countries that have some lingering anti-Turkish feelings.
November 11, 2012 The move is the final hurdle for the beleaguered country to get a massive $40 billion international bailout. Greece would go bankrupt without the money, but saving the country is becoming economically and politically ever more difficult.
October 26, 2012 After decades of being malaria-free, Greece is seeing a spike in malaria cases. And it's showing up in communities where the disease has never been seen before. Fewer resources for mosquito control and medications are fueling the reappearance of the forgotten disease, health workers say.
September 3, 2012 European leaders have vowed to keep the eurozone intact, but U.S. companies are making contingency plans in case Greece is forced to leave the currency union. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, for instance, has looked into moving cash into Greece so clients can continue to pay local employees.
July 12, 2012 Clips from last month's live show: Chana sells a bond, Jacob barters in a world without money, and everyone plays periodic table bingo.
July 10, 2012 The watchdog group says beatings are becoming all-too-common as some groups take out their frustrations on newcomers. Amnesty International has also recently released a report criticizing Greek police for excessive violence against migrants.
June 25, 2012 A Greek city's new subway project has led to the discovery of an ancient road made of marble that was laid nearly 2,000 years ago. The road in Thessaloniki is made of paving stones that show signs of use by both horse-drawn carriages and local children, the AP reports.
June 20, 2012 Johnny Johnson posed this question on our Facebook page. Here's our answer.